Höegh Autoliners has sold the Pure Car Truck Carrier Höegh Tropicana (built 1980) for recycling to Grieg Green which will provide services to ensure safe and environmentally friendly “green recycling” in China.
“This is the 15th car carrier we have sold for green recycling and we are pleased that Grieg Green will supply services to safeguard safe and environmentally friendly recycling,” says Ingar Skiaker, CEO of Höegh Autoliners. “Our concern for safety and the environment applies all the way through the vessel’s life.”
The company implemented a policy in 2009 for green recycling of car carriers reaching the commercial end of their lives. Grieg Green was selected based on good experience from three earlier recycled car carriers from Höegh Autoliners.
Grieg Green act as buyer of the Höegh Tropicana and will resell the vessel to the recycling yard in China. Grieg Green will in addition supply services to ensure the recycling is carried out to the best standards.
Press Release, January 2, 2014