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Turkish ship-breakers set fair as cruise lines struggle

Turkey’s ship dismantling industry has boomed while the global tourism industry has been going through the roughest weather because of…

Icelandic operator acknowledges fault over illegal shipbreaking

A leading transportation company from Iceland has apologised for failing to prevent two vessels it sold from being broken up…

One example of how granules shipments to China dried up

Due to low oil prices and coronavirus, demand for plastics scrap has dropped dramatically and so has the processing and…

BIR: Recyclers caught by unfair shipping costs and red tape

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has added its weight to calls for governments, shipping lines and port authorities to…

New quarantine measures may delay scrap shipments

The global recycling industry is beginning to experience the effects of a ‘new normal’ created by the coronavirus pandemic, reports…

When will proper ship recycling be more than an afterthought?

With about 675 ships and offshore units sold for scrap around the world last year, recycling them correctly and safely…

UAE ship-owners are ‘worst dumpers’

Close to 470 large tankers, bulkers, floating platforms, cargo and passenger ships were scrapped in primitive, substandard conditions on beaches…

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…

Realising reliable relationships – that’s Forrec

The Italian company promises close partnerships with clients, ‘superb’ research and development, tailored products and full maintenance support.   On…

Ship recycling market waking up after disappointing summer

The global ship recycling market is showing ‘some signs of revival’, according to shipbrokers. ‘We have started to see more…

Will India finally fix its shipbreaking problem?

India plans to adopt a new ship recycling law to match global standards, the Economic Times reports. This move would…