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Live animals transport: a controversial business

14,600 sheep trapped inside a sinking cargo ship… These shocking images have shed light on an ever-growing and controversial business. Here is what lies behind "death ships".

11/28/2019 5:20 PM
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  • Ernest G.
    a day

    Get a fucking life

  • Vicki V.
    2 days

    This is so sad

  • Carol E.
    2 days

    Heartbreaking 💔

  • Toni A.
    2 days

    So Wicked to put so many shape on a boat like that they should not be packed that sidelines

  • Soleil S.
    2 days

    Hasbouna Allah wa niama wakil

  • James Z.
    2 days

    Waste of meat

  • Loretta H.
    2 days

    The f..... ship owners should be fined heavily for this tragedy!!! Not fair in the poor animals, but maybe God was looking after them after all so ye greedy bastards couldn’t kill and eat them anyway🤬🤬🤬🤬 grrrrr🤬🤬🤬

  • Larry B.
    2 days

    Happens ALL THE TIME! A livestock carrier loaded with cattle turned over alongside a pier at the Port of Vila do Conde in Barcarena, Brazil, reportedly killing thousands of cattle. According to local reports, the ship, the Lebanese-flagged Haidar, had just loaded approximately 5,000 cattle and was departing for Venezuela when the ship started taking on water and eventually capsized next to the pier. Photos and video of the scene show cattle scrambling up the side of the vessel and others swimming in the water. The beef producer Minerva SA is now saying thousands of cattle are thought to have perished in the incident, according to a Reuters report. The producer said that responsibility lies with the shipping agents, Williams Shipping Agents, the report said. The local port authority Companhia Docas do Pará is expected to launch an investigation into the incident. The 6,449 DWT MV Haider is one of six livestock carriers owned by Tamara Shipping, based in Lebanon. The ship was built in 1994.

  • Larry B.
    2 days

    Happens ALL THE TIME!! Danny F II (originally Don Carlos) was a cargo ship built in 1975 as a car carrier. It was renamed Danny F II when rebuilt as a livestock transporter in 1994. The ship capsized and sank off Lebanon on 17 December 2009, carrying 83 people, 10,224 sheep, and 17,932 cattle.

  • Ross A.
    2 days

    Romanians 🤔huh

  • Kerrie L.
    3 days

    243 saved.....for what!!?, Slaughter?

  • Helen S.
    3 days

    This Needs To STOP. Extremely CRUEL, BARBARIC, INHUMAN treatment of these POOR ANIMALS. ANIMAL WELFARE IN THESE COUNTRIES NIL. They don’t even Look After the FEMALES Who are Less than SECOND CLASS. Enough is Enough

  • Larry B.
    3 days

    This has happened a dozen times now! Cattle, sheep, water buffalo all DEAD on piece of crap ships apparently not maintained.

  • Laura L.
    3 days

    Disgusting treatment and so disturbing 💔

  • Lisa B.
    3 days

    FIYWGUGDLT

  • Patick O.
    3 days

    That is baaad shit to watch

  • Anthony A.
    3 days

    theres scum everywhere its getting worse

  • Anthony A.
    3 days

    they dont give a fuck

  • Ana A.
    4 days

    Această navă plină cu oi moarte zace si acum pe malul Mării Negre in portul Midia...😠😠

  • James M.
    4 days

    Such a shame but it’s a terrible accident it can’t be helped however live exporting of animals apart from endangered animals should be banned There’s a huge difference transporting animals by trailer than by boat across the sea for such long periods of time But this shouldn’t be an excuse to push forward wet wipe political ideas like go vegan