Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Bangladeshi Scrapping Tax Revoked

The prohibitive taxes announced in Bangladesh’s recent budget will be reversed for the next two years, at the ...

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Korean Register to Survey, Class Bangladeshi-Flagged Ships

Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with the Government of Bangladesh to deliver ...

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2017 Budget to Hit Pakistan, Bangladesh Scrapping Sectors

Ship-recycling sectors in Pakistan and Bangladesh have witnessed a decrease in LDT price after the respective ...

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Death Toll Climbs at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yards

Two workers lost their lives at the Chittagong shipbreaking yards in the last two weeks, bringing the total death ...

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Bangladesh Eyes Greener Ship-Recycling

In an effort to make the country’s ship-recycling facilities greener and more sustainable, the Government of ...

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Worker Dies at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yard

A worker died while dismantling German container ship Viktoria Wulff at Arefin shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, ...

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Indian Subcontinent Remains Shipbreaking Hub

A total of 51 vessels were sold for demolition during October 2016, with the majority of them destined for the ...

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Partners Selected to Develop New Terminal at Chittagong Port

Bangladesh’s Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has selected three companies to carry out a feasibility study, ...

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Another Fatality Reported at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yard

Another shipbreaking worker died following an accident which occurred at Bangladesh’s shipbreaking yard K.R ...

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Bangladeshi Payra Port Inaugurated

Bangladesh’s Payra Bandar (Payra Port), located at the southern region of Patualhali, was inaugurated and ...

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Scrapping Activity at South Asian Beaches Rises in Q2

A total of 182, out of 212 end­-of-­life ships which were sold for breaking in the second quarter of 2016, ended up ...

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Bangladesh Step Closer to Its 1st LNG Import Terminal

The US-based specialist in floating LNG solutions Excelerate Energy, Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation ...

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Fatal Accidents Rise at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

At least five shipbreaking workers have been killed and five more severely injured in a series of fatal accidents ...

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Six More Ships Head to Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yards

A total of six vessels will soon land on the beaches of the substandard South Asian shipbreaking yards in ...

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79 Pct of Ships Sold for Scrap in Q1 Ended Up in South Asia

Out of 239 end-of-life ships sold for breaking in the first quarter of 2016 a total of 79 per cent of ships ended ...

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India Sends Boxship on First Direct Route to Bangladesh

An Indian containership departed from the country’s East Coast port of Krishnapatnam on a first direct route ...

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Guards Fire at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Workers

Private security personnel of Kabir Steel shipbreaking yard, located north of Bangladesh’s major port city, ...

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India, Bangladesh Ink Draft MoU on Passenger Services

Governments of India and Bangladesh met in New Delhi where they drafted a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on ...

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Gas Cylinder Blast Kills Three Ship Breakers in Chittagong

Three men died on October 20 after a gas cylinder they were cutting at a Chittagong shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh ...

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Bangladesh Yard Blast Death Toll Rises to Four

Four workers have died following a gas cylinder explosion in a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh and the ...

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3 Workers Succumb to Injuries from Bangladesh Yard Blast

Three workers out of eight who were injured in a blast on Sunday at a shipbreaking yard, owned by Shital ...

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