Archive for the ‘Ship Demolitions’ Category

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions
Mr. Reinhard Klingen, Director-General Waterways and Shipping in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in...
July 17th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #19

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #19
Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #19 There were a total of 193 ships broken in the second quarter of 2019. Of these, 146 ships were sold to the infamous scrapping beaches of South Asia, where working conditions are known to be dire and breaking practices cause irreparable damage to the...
July 8th, 2019 | Environment, Reports, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services
Representatives of Zeaborn Ship Management – Nautilus Log – Korean Register – Verifavia Shipping on-board E.R. TIANPING in Singapore, 9 March 2019 (Picture taken by Michael Suhr) ZEABORN PLACES 100 SHIPS WITH VERIFAVIA SHIPPING & KOREAN REGISTER FOR INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL...
May 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon

The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI@1,043 whilst awaiting …Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its upwards mode and now reads 1,043 – plus 17 points since yesterday. The Geopolitics getting sour and BIMCO makes a splash at the Yacht Club of Greece. John Faraclas’ daily market brief recap: The Capes’...
May 14th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector
A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector ECSA releases report of fact-finding mission to India’s ship-recycling facilities The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has released a report of its fact-finding...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash

‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash
. ‘Chartering Manual’ makes a big splash By John Faraclas This specialist shipbroking book is now the fifth volume* residing on my bedside table! You all know how particular I become – and I am on many issues and in relation to the many books I read and then study – also for reviewing same...
May 5th, 2019 | Books, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18
.. Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #18 There were a total of 181 ships broken in the first quarter of 2019. Of these, 142 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia where they were broken under conditions that cause irreversible damage to both human health and the environment [1]. Between...
April 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge

Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge
Captain Prashant Widge, fourth from the left amongst other award winners Blue MBA programme is praised as responsible leadership award is won by AP Moller-Maersk’s Capt Prashant Widge Capt Prashant Widge, a principal in sustainable ship-recycling at the AP Moller-Maersk group, has won a special recognition...
April 8th, 2019 | Academia, Awards, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory of hazardous material (IHM) services

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services
… Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services  New IHM service offering coincides with opening of new office in Chandigarh PARIS, CHANDIGARH, SINGAPORE – 2nd APRIL 2019: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the...
April 2nd, 2019 | Aviation, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Japan accedes to ship recycling convention

Japan accedes to ship recycling convention
H.E. Mr. Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom and Permanent Representative of Japan to IMO, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters LONDON – MARCH 27, 2019: IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling has received another boost. Japan has...
March 28th, 2019 | IMO, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Japan accedes to ship recycling convention

Japan accedes to ship recycling convention
The poster of the HONG KONG Convention, a vessel unde the recycling process and the Secretary-General of the IMO Kitack Lim with H.E The Japanese Ambassador Mr. Koji Tsuruoka Japan accedes to ship recycling convention IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling has received another...
March 27th, 2019 | IMO, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh
… Chittagong, 18 February 2019 – Today, a fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker, beached in Chittagong, killing two workers. Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR (IMO 9191412) at Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard. According...
February 18th, 2019 | Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Turkey ratifies ship recycling convention

Turkey ratifies ship recycling convention
Turkey, one of the five major ship recycling countries in the world, has ratified the IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling. The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009, covers the design, construction,...
January 31st, 2019 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

The hypocrisy of better beaches: winners of the “Public Eye Investigation Award” shed light on shipbreaking in Alang

The hypocrisy of better beaches: winners of the “Public Eye Investigation Award” shed light on shipbreaking in Alang
.. Brussels, 22 January 2019 – Belgian journalist Gie Goris, Editor in Chief of MO* Magazine, and Nicola Mulinaris, Communication and Policy Officer of the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, received Public Eye’s first ever “Investigation Award” for their research on the shipbreaking business. Gie...
January 22nd, 2019 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

Another Dutch ship owner faces huge fine for having beached a vessel

Another Dutch ship owner faces huge fine for having beached a vessel
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 20 January 2019 – Dutch ship owner Holland Maas Scheepvaart Beheer II BV has been fined 780.000 EUR and paid a settlement of 2.2 million EUR – totaling to a price tag of almost 3 million EUR – for having beached a ship for scrapping in India. In 2013, Holland...
January 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

First non-EU ship recycling yards join EU List of approved facilities

First non-EU ship recycling yards join EU List of approved facilities
… LEYAL and LEYAL-DEMTAS join the EU list following independent verification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) 13 December 2018 – The European Commission published the fourth version of the ‘European List of ship recycling facilities’ last week, adding six new yards, taking the total up...
December 13th, 2018 | European Union, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President
Aziz Mantrach, FONASBA President for 2018 to 2021 As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Recent fires at Gadani yards prompt authorities to shut down all shipbreaking activities

Recent fires at Gadani yards prompt authorities to shut down all shipbreaking activities
Shipbreaking Workers Union and NTUF jointly organized a protest rally in Gadani against the increase in accidents and the closure of the yards NGOs call for the relocation of the industry to facilities equipped for safe and clean recycling Brussels/Islamabad, 19 October 2018 – On 11 October a...
October 19th, 2018 | Environment, Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #17

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #17
.. Brussels, 17 October 2018 – There were a total of 113 ships broken in the third quarter of 2018. Of these, 79 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking [1]. Between July and September, three workers have lost their lives when breaking ships in Alang, India....
October 17th, 2018 | Environment, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Investigations on the Harrier tighten as it reaches Turkey for recycling

Investigations on the Harrier tighten as it reaches Turkey for recycling
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 29 August 2018 – Norwegian press DN revealed this summer that Aqualis Offshore and insurance company Skuld Maritime Agency are under investigation for their involvement in the attempt to illegally export the Harrier to Pakistan for scrapping. Aqualis Offshore issued...
August 29th, 2018 | Charity, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #16

Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #16
… Brussels, 25 July 2018 – There were a total of 220 ships broken in the second quarter of 2018. Of these, 169 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking [1]. Between April and June, 6 workers have lost their lives and 7 workers have been severely injured...
July 25th, 2018 | Associations, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The Recycling of Ships

The Recycling of Ships
Dr Nikos Mikelis The Recycling of Ships. A major analysis by Nikos Mikelis  By James Brewer  Shipping industry chiefs will need to continue to support and to channel their business to demolition yards that are investing in improved standards, until governments finally bring into force the standards...
July 19th, 2018 | Books, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

European Shipowners encourage the European Commission to have sufficient recycling capacity on the EU approved ship recycling yards list

European Shipowners encourage the European Commission to have sufficient recycling capacity on the EU approved ship recycling yards list
Martin Dorsman European Shipowners encourage the European Commission to have sufficient recycling capacity on the EU approved ship recycling yards list All vessels sailing under an EU flag will eventually be required to use an approved ship recycling facility, once the EU Ship Recycling Regulation effectively...
June 22nd, 2018 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform News – South Asian trade unions assert their rights

NGO Shipbreaking Platform News – South Asian trade unions assert their rights
… Brussels, 4 May 2018 – In Chittagong, Bangladesh, on the International Labour Day of 1 May, the Platform member organisation YPSA brought together shipbreaking workers for a demonstration to claim their right for a healthy and safe workplace. OSHE, another Platform member, and YPSA also...
May 4th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Shipping Market: a technical analysis

Shipping Market: a technical analysis
Constandinos Karikoglou In Wall street, traders will fight daily for new information to trade on. The traders who trade first on the new information are expected to make more on the long run, closing their positions happily, only little after the big crowds follow in to buy the stock. Information is...
May 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More