Pakistan has acceded to the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC). As a result, all major ship recycling states have now become a party to the IMO’s HKC. The country deposited the instrument of accession...
From the magazine – From June 2025, the Hong Kong Convention (HKC) will rule worldwide ship recycling activities. The HKC is expected to have a significant impact on ship recycling practices worldwide, and a step towards one unified global standard. Ir Martijn...
The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) Hong Kong Convention, which sets standards for more sustainable ship recycling, will enter into force on 26 June 2025. The European Union has its own Ship Recycling Regulation. Will the latter now align...
After fourteen years since adoption by the International Maritime Organization, the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (Hong Kong Convention) will enter into force. It comes after Bangladesh and Liberia...
Spain is the latest country to accede to IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention. It covers the design, construction, operation and maintenance of ships, and preparation for ship recycling in order to facilitate...
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