Good Photo Essay on Bangladesh Shipyard

Where do ships go to die? Thirty years ago, Europe’s shipyards took apart most of the world’s supertankers. But rising costs eventually sent much of the ship-breaking industry to Bangladesh. In just two months, teams of workers will reduce a 240,000-ton tanker to scrap metal using crowbars, hammers, and their bare hands.

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