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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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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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