Archive for the ‘Ship Demolitions’ Category

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

HRAS News: Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform

HRAS News: Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform
… Update on Shipbreaking in South Asia from the NGO Shipbreaking Platform 1st of May 2018 Brussels. There were a total of 206 ships broken in the first quarter of 2018. Of these, 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking. So far this year, 10 workers have...
May 2nd, 2018 | Claims, Disputes, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #15

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes South Asia Quarterly Update #15
Brussels, 27 April 2018 – There were a total of 206 ships broken in the first quarter of 2018. Of these, 152 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking [1]. So far this year, 10 workers have lost their lives and 2 workers have been severely injured when breaking...
April 27th, 2018 | Environment, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI@1,117: uncertainty, volatility, shock and awe… on the way

The BDI@1,117: uncertainty, volatility, shock and awe… on the way
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today  and now reads 1,117 points amid an approaching shock and awe in the markets and geopolitics; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost six points with the BCI standing at 1,191 points… The Panamaxes’ BPI from the 40...
March 27th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,126 amid worsening Geopolitics

The BDI@1,126 amid worsening Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four vital points earlier on today thanks to the Capes mini surge. Geopolitics have already rocked the boat. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The BDI gained four points but in general remains grounded. The Capers’ BCI was up 40 points at 1,197… Losses...
March 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

NGOs welcome groundbreaking judgment

NGOs welcome groundbreaking judgment
.. Seatrade convicted for trafficking toxic ships Brussels/Rotterdam, 15 March 2018 – Today, a Rotterdam District Court sentenced, on the basis of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation, shipping company Seatrade for the illegal export of vessels sent for scrapping on the beaches of South Asia. The...
March 15th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Legal, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Palau supports the responsible final voyage

Palau supports the responsible final voyage
… The world’s SMART flag – Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) – has been one of the major sponsors of the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that took place in Hamburg, Germany from 7-8 March 2018. The event attracted those involved in ship, rig and offshore vessel recycling and offered...
March 12th, 2018 | Environment, Flags, Ship Demolitions | Read More

NGOs respond to legal threats by shipbreaking industry and withdraw from industry conference

NGOs respond to legal threats by shipbreaking industry and withdraw from industry conference
Ingvild Jenssen Hamburg, 7 March 2018 – On Monday, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, an international coalition of labour, human rights and environmental organisations, withdrew their participation from the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum that starts today in Hamburg. This is in response to a letter...
March 7th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the  Supras and Handies; at 1,192 points same remains stuck …in the snow… Geopolitics’ cupboard is full of skeletons; CAUTION. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was down 35 points and now stands at 1,560… The...
February 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Weather | Read More

Smart people for smart shipping

Smart people for smart shipping
l to r: Dr. Martin Stopford, Jemima Harris, Dr. Kirsi Tikka and Sue Terpilowski Having looked at various topics of interest in recent months such as China’s emerging One Belt, One Road strategy and the growth of renewables in the global energy mix, Clarksons’ latest special seminar turned its attention...
February 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide revealing Human Rights abuses and Environmental Damage

NGO Shipbreaking Platform Publishes List of Ships Dismantled Worldwide revealing Human Rights abuses and Environmental Damage
Brussels, 20 January 2018. The NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes today its List of Ships dismantled worldwide in 2017 in tidal beaches of South East Asia revealing the shipping industry’s irresponsible shipbreaking practices and a series of human rights and labour abuses, including loss of life,...
February 21st, 2018 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Dutch prosecutors press criminal charges against Seatrade

Dutch prosecutors press criminal charges against Seatrade
Ingvild Jenssen Managers risk prison sentences and hefty fines for the illegal sale of end-of-life ships Brussels/Rotterdam, 15 February 2018 – For the first time in Europe, Public Prosecutors are bringing criminal charges against a ship owner – Seatrade – for having sold vessels to scrap yards...
February 13th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI@1,217…

The BDI@1,217…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) couldn’t continue its yesterday’s rise and today’s gains were almost halved. The Geopolitics remain messy and only Ares (Mars) can sort all this mess in his usual way; so should we say: let it be? John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI gained 17 points –...
January 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

With the BDI@1,230 brace for the new era…

With the BDI@1,230 brace for the new era…
John Faraclas Despite the BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) triple digit fall in an otherwise odd welcome for the New Year, the good news is that Shipping for the vey very very few begins to make waves; geopolitics getting worse and we can hear the barking dog coming… on the 16th of February… John Faraclas’...
January 2nd, 2018 | Energy, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh

Continued support for safe and sustainable ship recycling in Bangladesh
.. The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a US$1.1 million funding agreement with Norway. The two-year project will build on the first phase of the Safe and Environmentally Sound Ship...
December 13th, 2017 | Health and Safety, IMO, Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

An enigmatic BDI should not fool us..

An enigmatic BDI should not fool us..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,458, that is 25 points plus since yesterday thanks mainly to the Panamaxes and hooray hooray to the Supras. The Geopolitical crisis deepens in all fronts. John Faraclas’ recap: The Capers continued to fall; today they lost another...
October 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

DIANA announces sale of panamax “Melite”

DIANA announces sale of panamax “Melite”
ATHENS, GREECE, October 12, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary (the “Owners”), a Memorandum of Agreement to sell...
October 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine

Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine
… Grimaldi Group’s subsidiary ACL illegally exports toxic waste to South Asia, while authorities are inert Read the release in Italian Brussels, 11 October 2017 – During the summer, the Swedish-flagged ATLANTIC CARTIER and ATLANTIC CONVEYOR, the two last G3 vessels operated by the...
October 11th, 2017 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

NGOs mantain pressure on owners and scrap dealers of FPSO North Sea Produce

NGOs mantain pressure on owners and scrap dealers of FPSO North Sea Produce
The North Sea Producer beached in Chittagong – © NGO Shipbreaking Platform Brussels, 13 September 2017 – 16 August of last year the FPSO NORTH SEA PRODUCER was beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The ship was allowed to leave the UK based on the false promise that it would be further operationally...
September 13th, 2017 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia
… Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has completed the document review for a Ship Recycling Facility Plan (SRFP) submitted by Tsuneishi Ship Recycling (Negros), Inc. (TSRNI), verifying the facility to be in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally...
August 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions, Technical, Technology | Read More