Pakistan

The incident follows an explosion in November last year at another Gadani yard involving an oil tanker beached for recycling and in which 27 workers were killed. Furthermore, a man died recently in...
German ship owner Ernst Komrowski tops the list of ′dumpers′ with 14 end-of-life vessels sold to the beaching yards. All of these were formerly part of the Maersk fleet and had been on a...
Although India reduced its basic customs duty on imported scrap ships from 5% to 2.5%, the inflow of cheap products has continued to undercut the ship steel market. 'The regulatory import duty is...
Demolition levels ′remain strong′ and 47.1 million dwt was recycled last year, according to the researcher. In the first seven months of the current year, meanwhile, 21.6 million dwt was...
Together with Pakistan and Bangladesh, India accounted for more than two-thirds of all business. Some 1119 vessels were scrapped in 2013 for a decline of 16% over the previous year while the volume...
At the recent Marine Money Conference in the Greek capital Athens, the company pointed out that the shipbreaking industry went from recycling a 'meagre' 300 ships in 2009 to selling for scrap over...
'The EU is asking for something that will cripple the economy of South Asia,' it has been declared by Shafi Chaudhari, who ran one of Bangladesh's first beaching operations. 'It is a way for keeping...
The request follows recent agreement on the terms of a study to identify cost-effective, environmentally sound alternatives to the traditional beaching method of ship recycling. The study will...
According to the association, the sales tax for shipbreakers has risen 23% and has created huge losses whereas smelters' sales tax has been greatly reduced. Farooqui claims the nation’s former...

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