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In the December 2005 report End of Life: The Human Cost of Breaking Ships, Greenpeace and the international Federation of Human Rights Leagues estimated that the number of accidental deaths in ship-breaking yards of Alang in India and Chittagong in Bangladesh could exceed 100 every year.
The Wallsend yard had applied for a licence to start breaking ships on the Tyne in a bid to recycle up to 12 vessels a year.
The Wallsend yard has applied for a licence to start breaking ships on the Tyne in a bid to recycle up to 12 vessels a year and the Government said this year it is looking to the North-East to carry out more work in the field.