Meet Us at Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping

World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

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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Teekay Joins Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative

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The Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative welcomes Teekay as its new member. 

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NGO: Norwegian Pension Funds to Focus on Indian Shipbreaking

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Norwegian Council on Ethics for GPFG plans to turn its attention towards Indian shipbreaking practices.

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KLP Excludes NAT from Its Investments

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Norway's largest pension company KLP excludes NAT from its investments.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative's Online Tool Is Live

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A tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice was launched earlier today.

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3 Non-EU Yards Join Approved List of Recycling Facilities

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For the first time, three yards located outside the EU have been included in the list.

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Shipbreaking in Gadani Banned after Two Tanker Fires

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The two tanker fires from last week resulted in a ban on all shipbreaking activities in Gadani.

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Seven Hurt, Three Critical in Gadani Tanker Fire

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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

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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

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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

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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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