Around 840 ships were scrapped worldwide last year, according to the latest figures from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform.
The global shipbreaking industry has been impacted by new international regulations and discussions regarding safe dismantling practices. These topics will be discussed at the annual Ship Recycling Congress in Amsterdam on 30-31 January.
ACI’s 7th Ship Recycling Congress will bring together senior executives, ship owners, ship yard operators, cash buyers and associations to discuss the pressing challenges and trends within the industry.
Hot topics to be addressed at the two-day event include; ship recycling in India, South Asia and Europe; how to best finance ship recycling; dealing with hazardous materials; the IMO Hong Kong Convention; sustainable best practices; and updates on the EU Regulation 1257/2013.
Speakers sharing their know-how include: Peter Koller (European Commission); Henning Gramann (CSR Services); Sanjiv Agarwal (JRD Industries); Tom Blankestijn (Sea2Cradle); Michael de Visser (NIBC); Dimitri Ayvatoglu (Leyal Ship Recycilng); and Sven Larsen (Nykredit Asset Management).
Recycling International readers are entitled to a special discount when registering to this event. To claim the discount, please contact Mado Lampropoulou via firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0) 203 141 0607 quoting the code “MSRe5RI”.
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