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Posted: 6 days ago

Shipbreaking cartel in Bangladesh comes to an end

After exactly two months in operation, the shipbreaking cartel in Bangladesh has collapsed because i...

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  • Market outlooks
Posted: 6 days ago
Posted: 12 days ago

BIMCO: Sale of 25-year-old VLCC ends 512 days demolition drought

The sale of an almost 25-year-old crude oil tanker marks the end of the 4th longest streak of zero V...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 12 days ago
Posted: 28 days ago

Shipbreaking in full swing in South Asia despite COVID-19

There were a total of 170 ships broken in the third quarter of 2020. Of these, 65% or 110 ships were...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 28 days ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Two Eimskip boxships sent to dirty scrapyards in India, investigation reveals

Icelandic transportation Eimskip has reportedly sold two of its containerships to dirty and dangerou...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

NGOs: South Asian shipbreakers can’t be included in EU list of approved facilities

Environmental organizations are warning that the European Union’s legislation allowing the exp...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Norway backs Phase III of IMO-backed project on green ship recycling in Bangladesh

Norway has committed approximately $1.5 million (NOK 14 million) to support improved ship recycling ...

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  • Project & Tenders
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

UK court clears way for widow of Bangladeshi ship-breaking worker to sue tanker company

The UK High Court ruled on Monday, July 13, that the widow, whose husband lost his life while disman...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Clarksons calls EU to speed up approval of Turkish yards as country’s capacity for green recycling fills up

Ship recycling yards in Turkey that are compliant with safety and environmental requirements of the ...

Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

NGO Shipbreaking: COVID-19 exposes vulnerability of migrant workers in South Asia

The strict lockdown measures across South Asia aimed at curbing the COVID-19 pandemic have also shut...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

BIMCO: Shipbuilding orders spiral down

The shipbuilding sector has been severely impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic causing the cont...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Ship recycling in Pakistan and India in limbo

The coronavirus pandemic has practically paralysed the ship demolition market in South Asia as lockd...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Shiprecycling in Pakistan and India in Limbo

The coronavirus pandemic has practically paralysed the ship demolition market in South Asia. ...

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

NGO Shipbreaking Platform: Shipping Companies Still Favor the Worst Scrapyards

A total of 674 ocean-going commercial ships and offshore units were sold to the scrapyards in 2019. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Wins HKC Compliance Statement

ClassNK has issued HKC Statement of Compliance to PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 11 months ago

Report: Working Conditions at Alang Shipbreaking Yards Remain Poor

There has been little improvement in working conditions at the shipbreaking yards in Alang-Sosiya. ...

Posted: 11 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative Welcomes Louis Dreyfus

Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has joined the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Bangladesh Court Rules 2016 Beaching of Maersk FPSO Illegal

Authorities were instructed to claim compensation from the yard for having violated national environ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Norway Fines Wirana for 2017 Tide Carrier Incident

Wirana attempted to sail the ship illegally to a shipbreaking yard in Pakistan. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

South Asian Shipbreaking Yards Claim 19 Lives So Far in 2019

Another 30 have been severely injured.

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO: Two Dead, 13 Injured in Bangladesh Shipbreaking Accident

A heavy cable collapsed on the container ship CSL Virginia, hitting several workers at once. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Three Dead, Several Injured at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

Three workers died and at least six were injured following a toxic gas leak at a shipbreaking yard i...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Worker Dies while Breaking Evergreen Marine Ship at Chittagong Yard

One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

NGO: 146 Ships Sent to South Asian Beaches in 2nd Quarter

More than half of the ships sold to South Asia this quarter changed flag just weeks before hitting t...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

EU Adds 8 New Yards to Ship Recycling Facility List

Six Scandinavian and one Turkish yard have been included. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

ASA Calls on China, India to Ratify Hong Kong Convention

The Asian Shipowners’ Association urges China and India to ratify the Hong Kong Convention. ...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Malta Becomes Newest Hong Kong Convention Member

Convention members now represent more than 28.8 percent of world merchant shipping tonnage. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago