Ship breaker


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one who breaks up vessels when unfit for further use.
- Shak.

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Gadani -- Lives of thousands of Pakistani ship breaker workers are at the stake as the government is not ready to intervene and implement workplace safety and health rules at ship breaking yards, said leading labor leaders, addressing a protest rally here on Thursday.
KARACHI -- Lives of thousands of Pakistani ship breaker workers are at the stake as the government is not ready to intervene and implement workplace safety and health rules at ship breaking yards, said leading labour leaders, addressing a protest rally here on Thursday.
American science fiction and fantasy writer Paolo Bacigalupi won the Hugo and Nebula awards for his biopunk debut novel, The Windup Girl (*** July/Aug 2010), and the Printz Award for best young adult novel for Ship Breaker (2010).
The third volume in the Ship Breaker trilogy features two of the highest profile characters from the first (Tool) and second (Mahlia) books.
Teen Pizza Book Club Youth 12 and older are invited to discuss "Ship Breaker'' by Paolo Bacigalupi, noon-1 p.m.
Mumbai, Apr.9 ( ANI ): India's first aircraft carrier, the INS Vikrant, which played an important role in the 1971 war between India and Pakistan, has been sold to a ship breaker for Rs.
The club rescued the boat in 1952 from a ship breaker in Ipswich, where she had been towed following completion of a long service life which included two world wars.
9 December 2011 - ICRA today announced the suspension of its BB and A4 ratings given, respectively, to the INR30m (USD574,000/EUR430,000) cash credit facility and INR276m short-term non fund-based limits of Indian ship breaker Bharat Ship Breakers Corp.
Printz Award for excellence in literature for young adults for Ship Breaker, published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
"Ship Breaker" received the 2011 Printz Award given by the Young Adult Library Services Association for "literary excellence in young adult literature."
Another ship breaker said prices of vessels are not likely to decrease in the near term as buying from competitors like India and Bangladesh have increased and deals for the new vessels have been reported from these countries, which may create demand-supply panic.
"The local ship breaking industry which was being operated at minimum capacity, are now receiving more vessels and the increased availability of raw material has brought the prices down," said a ship breaker.