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EU Should Encourage Asian Demolition Yards to Get on List


Audited South Asian ship recycling facilities should receive "a fair chance" to get on the EU list.

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ASA Welcomes Japan's Accession to HKC


The Asian Shipowners’ Association welcomes Japan’s ratification of the Hong Kong International Convention.

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BIMCO: EU Ship Recycling Rules Disadvantage European Owners

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Only 9 out of 26 shipyards on the EU list of approved recycling facilities are open for ship recycling, BIMCO said.

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Japan Becomes Tenth Member of IMO's Hong Kong Convention

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Japan joined the Hong Kong Convention on March 27.

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SRTI: Ship Recycling Transparency Picks Up


SRTI: A growing movement is stepping up the pressure on shipowners to disclose their approaches to ship recycling.

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The Netherlands Accedes to Hong Kong Convention


The Netherlands ratifies IMO ship recycling convention.

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Turkey Becomes 7th State to Ratify Hong Kong Convention

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Turkey accedes to the IMO Hong Kong Convention, a treaty for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling.

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ICS: Hong Kong Convention's Entry into Force Is Critical


Shipowners have reaffirmed commitment to the Hong Kong Convention and the need for a global solution.

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India to Ratify Hong Kong Ship-Recycling Convention?

The Indian government has drafted legislation to ratify the Hong Kong Convention on safe ship-recycling.

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NGOs Denounce PHP Yard's Shipbreaking Certification

Statements of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention are no guarantee for safe shipbreaking activities, NGO says.

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Chittagong Recycling Yard Gets Hong Kong Convention SOC

PHP Family, a recycling yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh has received a Statement of Compliance (SOC) with the Hong ...

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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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IRClass Opens Office in Alang

International classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has opened an office in Alang, India. ...

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Panama Accedes to Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention

Panama, the world’s largest flag state, has acceded to the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe ...

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Denmark to Sign Global Ship Recycling Convention

Denmark is taking the first steps towards rules on scrapping ships as the country prepares new regulations to ...

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