BIMCO, together with Bangladesh, India, Norway, Pakistan and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), wants IMO to solve possible conflicting requirements of the Hong Kong Convention and the Basel Convention. If left unresolved, this could have severe consequences...
As 2023 saw a relatively low level of container ship recycling, new ships entering the fleet caused an eight per cent rise in the capacity of the container fleet, states BIMCO in its latest “Shipping number of the week”. This is the fastest growth...
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...
Actually, it is of course obvious for the maritime professional that shipbuilding and shipping is almost all about engineering. The best ship has the best technology, is safe, reliable and future-proof, i.e. adaptable to achieve zero emissions of climate-threatening...
Curious about the articles in SWZ|Maritime? Some of them are published online. Read them here.
Manage Cookie Consent
To provide the best experiences, we use technologies like cookies to store and/or access device information. Consenting to these technologies will allow us to process data such as browsing behavior or unique IDs on this site. Not consenting or withdrawing consent, may adversely affect certain features and functions.
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.