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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…

UK told not to ape new EU waste shipment proposals

British metal recyclers are being urged to lobby their Government to ensure that the EU’s proposed new waste shipments regulations…

At last! EU updates shipping regulations

As non-OECD importers agree to be bound by new Basel Convention rules, exports to India remain restricted by the previous…

BIR concern at proposed EU waste shipment regulations

The European Commission has published its long-awaited proposals to tighten the regulations on the export of waste to both OECD…

Scotland eyes major ship recycling hub

UK company Atlas Decommissioning, which specialises in the end-of-life disposal of marine infrastructure, has won contracts with various container lines…

Growing clamour against EU waste shipment strategy

European national federations and companies from across the recycling industry are warning EU leaders of the dangers of including non-hazardous…

Death toll mounts at Bangladeshi ship-breaking yards

Campaigners against the breaking of ships in unsophisticated and often illegal yards in Bangladesh say they have recorded the worst…

E-car battery partnership in Finland

Valmet Automotive and Fortum have joined forces to advance car battery recycling. The new collaboration is meant to ensure safe…

Ferry operator denies illegal ship-breaking claims

A-Ships Management told Recycling International on 21 September that it had no connection with a Comoros-flagged vessel called Princess. According…