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‘Toxic warship’ not wanted in Turkish port

A former French aircraft carrier is on route from Brazil to be scrapped in Turkey but ngo Shipbreaking Platform insists…

Stop the blame game: ship recyclers fighting a bad reputation

‘Companies saw the pandemic as a strategic opportunity to introduce a new wave of vessels; ones that are more efficient…

Newcomer Leviathan joining the ranks of certified EU shipbreakers?

Start-up Leviathan is working with German Naval Yards at Kiel to demonstrate its sustainable ship recycling methods in order to…

Art shines from e-scrap partnership

UK sculptor Katie Surridge has won £15 000 (EUR 17 500) to design creative sculptures using metals recovered from discarded…

Is it Groundhog Day again for ship recyclers?

Eight seconds. That’s the average attention span of adult consumers these days. For reference, that puts us on par with…

9th Ship Recycling Congress

ACI is pleased to announce the 9th Ship Recycling Congress. The event will focus on the latest and upcoming EU…

New leadership at EuRIC

Olivier François was elected president of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) during its latest gathering. He will be supported…

US-Korean partnership claims ‘ultra clean’ polypropylene

South Korean Chemical company SK Geo Centric has invested 68 billion won (EUR 50 million) in the US plastic recycling…

Robust ship recycling sector sees early signs of disruptions

Strong demand in the ship demolition sector has been tempered by the war in Ukraine ‘which is creating some major…

Anger at ‘anti-competitive’ practices of shipping lines

The European Commission is being urged to investigate claims that shipping lines operate anti-competitive practices and are banking record profits…

Ship recycling: a silver lining in a stormy sky

A total of 763 ocean-going commercial ships and floating offshore units were sold to scrap yards in 2021, the NGO…