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Thursday, April 4, 2024
Ship Recycling Plunges to Lowest Level in Decades
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Ship Recycling Plunges to Lowest Level in Decades

Ship recycling has plummeted to its lowest point in two decades as ships are kept in operation longer due to a combination of market shocks, strong demand, and

1 hour ago
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Tuesday, October 3, 2023
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Norway’s Wealth Fund Rewards Two Companies for Cleaning Up Their Act on Ship Breaking

Norway’s $1.3 trillion wealth fund announced on Tuesday that it has lifted the exclusion of Thoresen Thai Agencies and ended its observation of Hyundai

October 3, 2023
Total Views: 5823

Monday, June 26, 2023
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Shipbreaking: Bangladesh, Liberia Trigger Hong Kong Convention’s Entry Into Force

More than 14 years since the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 2985

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
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Top Shipbreaking Nation Bangladesh Moves to Ratify the Hong Kong Convention

One of the world’s top ship breaking nations is moving to clean up its act when it comes to dismantling end-of-life ships. In a significant move towards

June 13, 2023
Total Views: 4537

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
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BIMCO Predicts Unprecedented Surge in Ship Recycling

The global maritime industry is set to witness an extraordinary surge in ship recycling activities over the course of the next decade, with more than 15,000

May 17, 2023
Total Views: 2834

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Smaller Containerships Most Likely to Face the Chopping Block
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Smaller Containerships Most Likely to Face the Chopping Block

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A period of aggressive vessel scrapping will be required to address a looming “severe risk of overcapacity” in

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 6784

Monday, June 6, 2022
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Shipbreaking Watchdog Calls Out Bangladeshi Shipbreaker Over Accidents

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform is drawing attention to a recent spate of accidents at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yards owned by Kabir Steel Re-Rolling Mills

June 6, 2022
Total Views: 4011

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
International Shipbreaking in Texas Completes First Project After EU Ship Recycling Approval
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International Shipbreaking in Texas Completes First Project After EU Ship Recycling Approval

International Shipbreaking in Brownville, Texas has completed the first ship recyling project for an EU shipowner in compliance to the rigorious requirements

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 9237

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Marco Polo Marine Approved for ‘Green’ Ship Recycling in Indonesia
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Marco Polo Marine Approved for ‘Green’ Ship Recycling in Indonesia

Singapore-based Marco Polo Marine is venturing into “green” ship recycling with the approval of Indonesian authorities. The company’s Batam

January 5, 2022
Total Views: 8134

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Bangladesh’s Infamous Shipbreaking Yards Launch Race for Cleaner, Safer Future
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Bangladesh’s Infamous Shipbreaking Yards Launch Race for Cleaner, Safer Future

By Naimul Karim CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Samrat Hossain first started cutting up old ships weighing thousands of

November 2, 2021
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Monday, September 20, 2021
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Seven Shipbreaking Workers Killed in Accidents in Bangladesh, Turkey -NGO

A string of accidents at Bangladesh’s infamous shipbreaking beach killed five workers in August, raising the annual death toll dramatically, NGO

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 3634

Friday, August 13, 2021
Tanker Sector Leads Demolition Surge in First 6 Months of 2021 -VesselsValue
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Tanker Sector Leads Demolition Surge in First 6 Months of 2021 -VesselsValue

A total of 275 ships were sold for scrap in the first half 2021 with the tanker sector leading the charge, according to a half-year demolition review by

August 13, 2021
Total Views: 2821

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Containership Scrapping Tanks as Carriers Seek Out ‘Anything That Floats’
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Containership Scrapping Tanks as Carriers Seek Out ‘Anything That Floats’

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite a 30% spike in prices for scrap, just 1,300 teu of cellular tonnage was sold for demolition in the past 60

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 14774

Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaker Gets Green Light in Negligence Case Against Maran Tankers

By Naimul Karim DHAKA, March 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died dismantling an oil tanker in a local shipyard was

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 3213

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Asian Shipbreakers Await Unemployed VLCCs Amid ‘Attractive’ Scrap Values

By Alex Longley and Alaric Nightingale (Bloomberg) — Covid-19 is destroying the market for supertankers that deliver about a fifth of the world’s

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 9633

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
ship breaking in Chittagong, Bangladesh
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Virus Slows Safety Reforms at Bangladesh Shipbreaking Yards

By Naimul Karim DHAKA, Dec 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The coronavirus pandemic has slowed efforts to make safer the often hazardous job of

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 2070

Sunday, October 4, 2020
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Cruise Ship-Breaking Booms In Turkey After Pandemic Scuttles Sector

by Bulent Usta (Reuters) – Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal

October 4, 2020
Total Views: 545

Friday, October 2, 2020
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Cruise Ship Shipbreaking Booming in Turkey

By Bulent Usta ALIAGA, Turkey, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Business is booming at a sea dock in western Turkey, where five hulking cruise ships are being

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 2150

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Watch: Cruise Ship MS Monarch Arrives at Turkish Breakers
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Watch: Cruise Ship MS Monarch Arrives at Turkish Breakers

In what is a sure sign of the times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1991-built MS Monarch has arrived at a Turkish shipbreaking yard for dismantling. With

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 752

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Widow of Bangladeshi Shipbreaker Free to Sue UK Company, Court Rules

By Naimul Karim DHAKA, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Bangladeshi woman whose husband died while dismantling an oil tanker at a ship-breaking

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 56
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