Friday, June 22, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

June 22, 2018
Total Views: 33

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...

January 13, 2017
Total Views: 32

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....

December 22, 2016
Total Views: 34

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: 52


10-Year-Old Panamax Becomes Youngest Containership Ever Sold for Scrap

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The 4,546 teu 2006-built Viktoria Wulff (ex MSC Firenze) has become the youngest containership to be sold for scrap as panamax owners cut their...

September 20, 2016
Total Views: 116

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Maritime News

‘Naming and Shaming’ Undermines Progress Made on Ship Beaching, Largest Cash Buyer Says

The world’s largest cash buyer of ships for recycling is calling on the shipping industry to support the recycling businesses that are striving to improve their ship breaking facilities and practices in developing...

February 23, 2016
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Maritime News

Italian Shipping Companies Called Out Over Beaching Practices

Responsible shipbreaking advocacy group NGO Shipbreaking Platform has called out three Italian shipping over their supposed continued use of South Asian beaching yards and is urging they take immediate action...

November 17, 2015
Total Views: 12

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

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Is This the End for South Asia Shipbreakers?

By Krishna N. Das and Keith Wallis ALANG, India/SINGAPORE, July 17 (Reuters) – In the world’s biggest ship recycling centre of Alang on India’s Arabian Sea coast, workers with blow...

July 16, 2015
Total Views: 46

Monday, February 9, 2015
Maritime News

Japan Backs Ship Beaching Yards in India

A delegation of industry and government stakeholders from Japan has expressed some support of certain ship recycling yards in Alang, India after seeing first-hand the efforts being made by some...

February 9, 2015
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Maritime News

GMS Challenges European Commission on Ship Breaking

Global Marketing Systems, Inc (GMS), the world’s largest cash buyer of ships for recycling, has challenged the European Commission’s intention to ban the practice of beaching by inviting the Commission...

November 5, 2014
Total Views: 10

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Ex-USS Saratoga Departs Rhode Island on Final Voyage – Photos

The ex-USS Saratoga (CV 60) on Thursday set off on its final voyage from Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island to the port of Brownsville, Texas where the ship will be dismantled.

August 21, 2014
Total Views: 67

Friday, July 25, 2014
Maritime News

Notorious Drug Smuggling Freighter Headed for Scrapyard

A freighter seized off the coast of Washington state nearly four decades ago in one of the largest marijuana busts in the region's history was moved to Seattle on Thursday and will eventually be scrapped, local officials said.

July 25, 2014
Total Views: 46

Friday, February 7, 2014
Maritime News

Former Royal Navy Destroyers Being Sold for Scrap

The U.K. Ministry of Defense is inviting interested parties to bid on two former Royal Navy destroyers being sold for scrap.

February 7, 2014
Total Views: 27

Friday, November 15, 2013
Engineering News

Japan Achieves First-Ever Ship Recycling Compliance Cert from ClassNK

ClassNK has announced that it has issued the first Statement of Compliance for a ship recycling facility in Japan to Miyaji Salvage Co. Ltd. This marks the first time that...

November 15, 2013
Total Views: 8