Archive for the ‘Ship Demolitions’ Category

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh
ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statement of Compliance to Ship Recycling Facility in Bangladesh Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to “PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited (PHP)”, a ship recycling facility in Chattogram...
January 15th, 2020 | Classification Societies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Conditions of shipbreaking workers in India remain appalling

Conditions of shipbreaking workers in India remain appalling
Conditions of shipbreaking workers in India remain appalling Local authorities fail in enforcing national labour laws Today, The Indian Express reveals that conditions for the shipbreaking workers at the beach of Alang, India, have not improved. Based on the findings of recent independent research carried...
December 10th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)

Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC)
Guy Platten Statement: The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) welcomes decision by the Government of India to embrace The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC) LONDON, 29th NOVEMBER – The Indian government has ratified the HKC, significantly...
November 29th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, Ship Demolitions | Read More

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force
Mr. Gopal Krishna, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Shipping and Mr. Amitabh Kumar, India’s Director General of Shipping, deposited the instrument of accession to the treaty with IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (l) today (28 November) during the thirty-first session of the IMO...
November 28th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention

ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention
Martin Dorsman ECSA welcomes India’s intention to ratify international ship recycling convention The European shipping industry welcomes the recent announcement by the Government of India that the country intends to ratify the Hong Kong International Convention For Safe And Environmentally Sound...
November 25th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019

Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019
Your Transformation Update from Fathom World – 24 Nov. 2019 Hello and welcome to the week’s Transformation,  Wind propulsion is the talk of the town at the moment, and DFDS announced it was testing one system on a vessel because it was simply easy and efficient to do so. Surely that’s...
November 24th, 2019 | Environment, Press and Media, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428

Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428
John Faraclas Market collapse continues with the BDI@1,428 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 105 points thanks to the Capes’ three digit fall. Geopolitics still mess and Grammenos’ brigade continues its success on day two; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost its 1,500 points threshold and let’s...
November 7th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIMCO: Tanker deliveries are soaring as demolitions hit decade-lows

BIMCO: Tanker deliveries are soaring as demolitions hit decade-lows
Peter Sand BIMCO: Tanker deliveries are soaring as demolitions hit decade-lows Delivered tonnage of crude oil tankers have grown by +37%, whereas total fleet demolitions for 2019 have slumped to the lowest in a decade with a reduction of 52% from the year before. Full story here, including all graphics: https://www.bimco.org/news/market_analysis/2019/20191016_tanker_deliveries_are_soaring Tanker...
October 19th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice

Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice
Paul Shrieve, Bureau Veritas President, President, Bureau Veritas Solutions Bureau Veritas Solutions calls for industry to embrace the benefits of ship recycling best practice Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore (BVS), the advisory arm of Bureau Veritas, is helping drive improvement in ship...
October 16th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg

Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg
. Baltic Exchange Risk Forum: 17 October 2019, Hamburg Freight & Commodities Forum, Hamburg 17 October 2019 We are delighted to invite you to register for the Freight & Commodities Forum in Hamburg. Featuring industry discussion and first class analytical insight on commodity flows, vessel supply,...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Evergreen Statement – Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality

Evergreen Statement – Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality
Evergreen Statement — Bangladesh Breakers Yard Fatality There have been recent reports of a fatality at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh. A worker sadly lost his life having accidentally fallen while scrapping a container ship. Evergreen wishes to express sympathy for this loss of life and for...
July 31st, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA HQ’s are FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies FONASBA’s Quality Standard (FQS), the only quality mark designed by, and specifically for, ship agents and ship brokers, reached another milestone this month when the number of companies...
July 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fixtures, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh

Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh
Entrance gate to one of the Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yards – © NGO Shipbreaking Platform 2019 Worker dies at Kabir Steel’s shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh Yesterday, cutter man Shahidul lost his life while working at Kabir Steel’s Khawja shipbreaking yard in Chattogram (f.k.a....
July 24th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

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