India 1992 Alang. Ships Scrapyard

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India. Province of Gujarat. Alang. Workers, all men, carry a wire to draw by winch a huge scrap's piece on the beach. Ships aground. Vessels stranded. Bottoms of ships at low tide on the shore. Alang is located in the Gulf of Khambhat on the Oman sea and is a ships breaking place. Alang, located in the Gulf of Khambhat, is a ships breaking place and is considered as the biggest scrapyard in the world. Ships recycling for its metals. Environmental issues. Hazardous waste. © 1992 Didier Ruef