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Turkey bought more than twice as much exported US ferrous scrap than any other nation in the first nine months of this year, with its total of 2.567 million tonnes outstripping the January-September...
Mexico's purchases of US scrap soared 34% year on year from 952 053 tonnes to 1.277 million tonnes while India took delivery of 976 880 tonnes in January-November last year for an increase of 8% over...
The conference will incorporate interactive panel discussions addressing various topics, including: the steel industry in Bangladesh; the future of the global shipbreaking sector; new technologies;...
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...
Together with leading environmental and labour rights organisations such as Greenpeace, the World Wide Fund for Nature and the International Transport Workers Federation, the NGO stressed the need...
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...
Bangladesh is ‘a unique place’ for shipbreaking activities as nearly 100% of the products that come from the dismantled vessels are used, states Hefazatur Rahman, President of the Bangladesh Ship...
The industry is worth around US$ 1 billion and shipyard owners say the sector employs nearly 200 000 workers. Shipbreaking yard owners claim they satisfy nearly 60% of the country’s total steel...
But according to its report, the country must address three issues as a priority: infrastructural support; waste management and recycling facilities; and skills development. And it urges the...
Legal issues have reduced the shipbreaking sector’s imports of old vessels since 2009. However, the country’s 125 shipbreaking yards have imported 145 ships weighing 1.7 million tonnes in iron plate...

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