Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

Orca AI: Maritime industry slow at adapting solutions vital to avoiding collisions.

Seven Hurt, Three Critical in Gadani Tanker Fire

Fire at Gadani ship breaking yard

Seven people injured, three in critical condition after an oil tanker caught fire in Gadani.

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Report: EU Has Capacity to Break Its Ships


The EU-approved demolition yards will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships.

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Tanker Fire Under Control in Gadani

A fire which broke out on board a tanker at a shipbreaking yard in Gadani has been put under control.

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ISRA Calls on China to Revise Ship Recycling Decision


ISRA concerned over China's decision to stop recycling international ships.

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China to Ban Recycling of International Ships

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China plans to stop allowing the recycling of international ships at its yards.

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NGO: 152 Ships Sold to South Asian Yards in 1Q

Hanjin Rome beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for breaking in the first quarter of 2018.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative Lunched

Shipowners, banks and charity organizations team up on ship recycling transparency.

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Recycling Markets Hit by Dry Bulk, Boxship Rebound

The supply of tonnage to the recycling markets was down by 20 percent in 2017.

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Pakistani Union Cancels Strike, Agrees on Wage Increase

The Shipbreaking Workers Union Gadani (SBWUG) called off their planned strike action on August 4 after reaching a ...

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GMS Urges Tanker Owners to Go the Extra Mile

Tanker owners need to adapt to the stricter requirements for cleaning vessels for hot works prior recycling amid ...

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Alang Yards Receive Ultimatum to Improve Facilities

India’s Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has issued an ultimatum to Alang yards that have yet to modernize and ...

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NGO: 158 Ships Hit South Asian Beaches in Q2

Out of 210 ships, which were broken in the second quarter of 2017, a total of 158 ended up on South Asian beaches ...

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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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