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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Denmark Signs Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention

Denmark has become the seventh country to accede to the international Hong Kong Convention in an effort to ensure ...

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NGOs Ask Brazil to Stop Beaching Ships in South Asia

The NGOs and trade unions have criticized the shipbreaking practices of Transpetro, a part of ...

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Oversupply of Ships: Industry Should Sort Out Itself

The oversupply of tonnage in the shipping industry should be left to sort out itself, it was concluded at a panel ...

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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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NGO: High Accident Rate at Aliaga Shipbreaking Yards

Despite being the preferred option for responsible ship recycling when compared to South Asia’s shipbreaking ...

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Höegh Autoliners Scraps MV Höegh Triton

Norway’s car carrier owner and operator Höegh Autoliners has sold its 1988-built Pure Car and Truck Carrier ...

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Clarksons: 2016 Busy Year for Scrapping

2016 was a busy year for global ship recycling, especially when it comes to boxships and bulkers. What is more, ...

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India Disposes of Alang Hazardous Waste

All hazardous waste generated at Alang shiprecycling facilities is being disposed of “in a safe and ...

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Uncertainty Looms over Pakistani Shipbreaking Yards

The decision to halt shipbreaking activities at Gadani yards in Pakistan has left many fearing for the fate of new ...

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Minister Bans Shipbreaking Activities at Gadani Yards

The demolition of tankers and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards ...

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Authority Revokes Gadani's Ship Cutting Permissions

After the Pakistani shipbreaking market officially reopened following three high profile accidents, it was hit by ...

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Five Dead in Fire at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard

At least five workers lost their lives and three to eight were reported missing after a liquefied petroleum gas ...

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Maersk Line Scraps 8 Panamaxes

Maersk Line has sent eight of its Panamax containerships to be recycled in shipbreaking yards in India and China. ...

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Danish Parliament Discusses Maersk's Beaching Practices

Opposition parties in Denmark have called on the government to ensure that end-of-life vessels owned by the Danish ...

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Shipbreaking Activities to Restart at Gadani Yard

The activities at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards are set to resume following an order by the High Court ...

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Bulkers Account for Lion's Share of Scrapped Tonnage in 2016

Strong demolition has been a prominent feature of the shipping industry this year, as challenging market conditions ...

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South Asian Yards Break 85 Pct of End-of-Life Ships in 3Q

Out of the 144 end-of-life ships which were sold for breaking in the third quarter of 2016, 85 percent ended up on ...

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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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EESC Pushes for Polluter Pays Principle in Shipbreaking

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) adopted an own initiative opinion that calls on the European ...

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Clarksons: Shipping Industry Could Keep Its Big Break Going

Given the current conditions, the shipping industry needs supply-side re-positioning to help the markets back to ...

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