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Ship scrapping regulations set for overhaul

Archiv – Global | The Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization reports that it has made ’substantial…

Interseroh acquires stake in waste plastic trader RDB

Archiv – ISR Interseroh Rohstoffe GmbH is acquiring a majority share in the internationally operating waste plastic trader and processor…

BIR Non Ferrous World Mirror March

Archiv – The following article is based on the latest Non-Ferrous World Mirror produced by the BIR world recycling body…

Greendock unveils ambitious ship dismantling plans

Archiv – Netherlands-based Greendock BV says it is preparing to invest up to 175 million (US$ 265 million) in Thailand…

BIR Paper World Mirror March

Archiv – The following article is based on the latest Paper World Mirror produced by the BIR world recycling body…

UK paper recycling increases 7.5%

Archiv – The UK Confederation of Paper Industry (CPI) has analysed paper mill raw material usage and HM Revenue and…

Shanghai port expects 10% growth

Archiv – The container throughput of Shanghai’s seaport is expected to see stable growth of about 10% a year until…

Lack of shipbreaking forces Bangladeshi mills to close

Archiv – The high price and scarcity of raw materials have forced around 100 of Bangladeshi’s steel re-rolling mills to…

Alter Trading plans Hong Kong office

Archiv – US scrap processor Alter Trading is to open an office in Hong Kong. The intention is to increase…

Norway to study plastic bag ban

Archiv – Norway is to look into the feasibility of banning the use of plastic bags, according to Environment and…

BIR Non-Ferrous World Mirror February

Archiv – The worst snowstorm in 50 years has slowed transportation and production in eight central provinces of China although…