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As for fibre prices, OCC strengthened from US$ 170-plus per tonne at the start of October to end the year at US$ 180-plus whereas mixed paper climbed from US$ 143-plus to US$ 158-plus over the same...
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...
‘Being the first ship recycling yard in South Asia to obtain this certification demonstrates our hard work and dedication to improving worker health and safety standards at Leela, setting new...
International Shipbreaking, which is part of the UK-based EMG Group, will tow the 61 000-tonne vessel from its current location at Bremerton in the US state of Washington, charting a course around...
The investment forms part of India’s Coastal Community Development Programme and an estimated 30 million rupees will be spent in this field over the next three years. This shipbreaking training...
Vessels such as tankers and ferries have diesel engines which currently use heavy fuel oil. This initiative is aimed at discovering whether Plaxx could be used efficiently and without increasing...
The proposed levy would be returned at the end-of-life stage when a ship has been recycled at a yard approved by the European Commission. But the ASA argues that this concept is ‘neither...
Maersk Group will send the vessels to the Shree Ram Yard which is certified to Hong Kong Convention standards. Previously, Maersk has opted for ship recycling in a select few shipbreaking yards in...
The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and will provide stakeholders with an update on the 'essential' developments facing the industry, such as the implications of the new EU Ship Recycling...
Shipbreaking operations are being pushed further in the direction of modern yards in China and Turkey, not least because of China's steel pricing strategy. Although the nation's economy is slowing,...
The event will provide a platform to exchange and discuss strategies to both improve safety and maximise profit in today's evolving industry. 'Delegates will receive the most up-to-date information...
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...
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...
Thirteen workers died at the Alang yard in the first six months of 2014 while the annual average is 10, it is reported. This increase is attributed in part to the poor implementation and breaking of...
Capesize rates have risen because vessel availability in both the Atlantic and Pacific basins has become ′tighter′, Commodore states. ′Going forward, demand for capesize vessels is...
Europe′s environmental regulators are said to be improving year on year at detecting illegal shipments, the IMPEL partners claim. During 2013, inspectors found 35% of shipments to be in...
′It is now time for South East Asian ship owners to join the front-runners of the maritime industry mainly based in Europe and say ′′no′′ to a practice that is harming...
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...
The Costa Concordia capsized two years ago after hitting rocks, with the loss of 32 lives. According to Franco Gabrielli, the man tasked by the Italian government with overseeing the salvage...
Under the agreement, EU-flagged ships will no longer be permitted to be broken up on south Asian beaches. The new regulation will establish a list of EU-approved recycling facilities where EU-flagged...
The website is part of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform's 'Off the Beach!' campaign, which is designed to raise awareness of harmful shipbreaking practices and to promote the alternatives. Shipbreaking...
'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 EU assembly in Strasbourg rejected the much-discussed recommendation to insert the tax into draft EU legislation meant to limit the risks of health and environmental damage posed by the...
'Last year, over 40 million deadweight tonnage (DWT) was scrapped,' says Daniel Chopra, managing director of Doehle Danautic India. 'Nearly 55 million DWT of the global tonnage will be sold this year...
Drewry does not expect an improvement in the freight market in 2013, predicting that the number of bulk shipping companies getting into financial difficulty will only rise over the course of the year...
According to the NGO, Greece once again led the way in 2012 by shipping 167 vessels to South Asian beaches. 'That’s nearly half of all ships sent by European ship owners in 2012,' the platform...
The minesweeper is located atop the 'environmentally sensitive' Tubbataha Reef. As the USA could face a fine of US$ 300 per square metre of damage to this protected reef, the navy has requested...
Fifteen container shipping lines belonging to the Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement (TSA) have recommended rate increases of US$ 400 per 40-foot container to US west coast ports and US$ 600 per...
In light of a widely-anticipated ‘sharp fall’ in demand because of the upcoming holidays throughout Asia, many carriers are planning to cancel at least 15 sailings in Weeks 7 and 8, Alphaliner...
According to SinoShipNews, the Hosco Chairman called for more policy support to increase the number of old ships being scrapped; he also underlined that the level of Port State Control (PSC) is in...

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