Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Maritime News

ClassNK Certifies Bangladesh Ship Recycling Yard with Hong Kong Convention Compliance

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance to a ship recycling facility in Chittagong, Bangladesh, verifying that the yard is in line with Hong Kong Convention for...

January 15, 2020
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Maritime News

Germany Accedes to Hong Kong Convention for Safe Ship Recycling

Germany has become the latest country to accede to IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling, known as the Hong Kong Convention. Germany becomes the thirteenth Member State to...

July 18, 2019
Total Views: 17

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Maritime News

Turkey Ratifies Hong Kong Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Shipbreaking

Turkey has ratified the IMO Hong Kong Convention for the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships, becoming the first of the five major shipbreaking nations to ratify the treaty....

January 31, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

First Turkish Ship Breaker Receives Hong Kong Convention Compliance

A ship recycling facility in Izmir, Turkey has become the first yard in the country to receive a Statement of Compliance verifying that its shipbreaking facilities and practices are in...

July 12, 2017
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Maritime News

IMO Ship Recycling Convention Gets Boost from Panama

The International Maritime Organization’s effort to implement new international regulations intended to the promote safe and environmentally sound ship recycling received a major boost this week with ratification by the world’s largest largest...

September 20, 2016
Total Views: 51

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Alang Ship Recyclers’ Compliance Shows Not All Breakers Are Bad, Says Largest Cash Buyer

  The world’s largest cash buyer of ships for recycling says that this week’s news that two ship recycling yards in Alang, India have received Hong Kong Convention status for...

October 1, 2015
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Alang Shipbreakers Awarded Hong Kong Convention Compliance

  Two Alang ship recycling facilities have received Statements of Compliance (SoC) verifying that the facilities are in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally...

September 29, 2015
Total Views: 36