Monday, May 17, 2021
Thursday, December 6, 2018
European List of Approved Ship Recycling Facilities Updated with Yards in Turkey, U.S.
The European Commission has updated its list of approved ship recycling facilities in line with new rules that come into force next year under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation, and...
Friday, September 21, 2018
Ship Recycling Association Says European Yards Have Sufficient Capacity Ahead of EU Ship Recycling Regulation
The International Ship Recycling Association says there is currently ample recycling capacity to meet the expected scrapping demand from the January 1, 2019 entry into force of the EU Ship...
Friday, June 22, 2018
NGO Shipbreaking Platform Slams Shipping Industry ‘Scaremongering’ to Undermine European Ship Recycling Regulation
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is accusing the shipping industry of using ‘scaremonger’ tactics and ‘fake news’ in order to get South Asian shipbreaking yards included on a list of EU-approved...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Shipping’s Financiers Turning the Tide On Controversial Shipbreaking Practices
By Jonathan Saul and Simon Jessop LONDON, May 15 (Reuters) – The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering...
Friday, January 13, 2017
European Shipowners: Open EU Ship Recycling List to Foreign Yards
European shipowners are calling for the European Commission to open its list of approved ship recycling facilities to non-EU countries as soon as possible in order to keep pace with...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
European Ship Recycling List Published But Non-EU Yards Forced to Wait
The European Commission has published and adopted the first version of the long-awaited European List of accepted ship recycling facilities for exclusive access to EU-flag ships being sent for scrap....
Thursday, July 7, 2016
European Commission Report Recommends ‘Ship Recycling License’
A new report by the European Commission recommends the introduction of a ship recycling license for all ships calling at EU ports as a form of financial incentive aimed at...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
South Asian Beaches the Target of New EU Ship Recycling Rules
European, Turkish and Chinese recyclers are set to benefit from strict new EU rules on breaking up old ships, but the practice of dismantling them on beaches in South Asia at great human and environmental cost will still be hard to stop.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
European Parliament Rejects Proposal for Ship Recycling Fund
The European Parliament on Thursday backed plans that would help make the scrapping of old ships safer, but voted against a proposal for a recycling fund financed by a levy.
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