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Big oil rig scrapping job no trouble for Heerema

Dutch firm Heerema has safely removed the steel infrastructure of an end-of-life Shell oil platform, located in the North Sea….

Scrapping planes with AELS

Aircraft End-Of-Life Solutions (AELS) knows everything there is to know about dismantling planes. Our newest issue features an interview with…

Scrapping with your head in the clouds

Dutch aircraft recycling specialist Aircraft End-Of-Life Solutions (AELS) has recycled more than 75 planes. Company ceo Derk-Jan van Heerden, who…

Indian ship scrapping sector ready for growth

The Indian Parliament has recently passed legislation in line with the Hong Kong Convention to boost national ship recycling efforts. The Ship Recycling Act 2019 is part of the…

How should taxpayer-funded car scrapping schemes be designed?

United Kingdom – Following the introduction of scrappage schemes by a number of vehicle manufacturers, the UK government has launched…

Scrapping awaits ‘supercarrier’ USS Independence

United States – The 60 000-ton USS Independence – the last of the Forrestal class of aircraft carriers – has…

London event to address safe and efficient scrapping of ships

United Kingdom – The 4th Ship Recycling Congress organised by ACI, set to take place on January 25-26 next year…

Recyclers keen on scrapping Iran’s ageing airliners

Iran – Boosted by the recent lifting of economic sanctions, Iran has been making serious progress in purchasing new aircraft…

Warnings over scrapping of oil ship Kuito

Turkey – The Aliağa shipyard on Turkey’€™s Aegean coast has begun dismantling work on the major oil refining ship Kuito…

China Cosco scrapping to stay afloat

Asia – China Cosco Holdings earned nearly US$ 75 million from the sale of 16 vessels to shipbreakers in the…

China to raise ship-scrapping subsidy by 50%

China – China is to increase cash subsidies for scrapping discarded vessels by 50% in order to help cut overcapacity…