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...
The Dutch Public Prosector (OM) suspects Jumbo Shipping of violating the European Waste Shipment Regulation (EWSR). It concerns two ships that were scrapped in Turkey in 2014 and 2015. Jumbo now faces fines, but the company says it does not identify with the...
The Elegant Exit Company (EEC) has acquired the Wan Hai 165, a vessel built in 1998, from Taiwanese shipping company Wan Hai Lines. EEC will have the ship recycled sustainably and responsibly at a partner shipyard. EEC’s purpose is to revolutionise the ship recycling...
Circular Maritime Technologies (CMT) introduces a revolutionary and future-proof circular process for the shipbreaking industry. At the CMT yard, no humans are put at risk as the ships will be taken out of the water and dismantled by a fully mechanised and automated...
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) is throwing its weight behind a controversial proposed amendment to the EU’s Waste Shipment Regulation that would effectively make it possible to recycle EU-flagged ships at non-OECD shipbreaking facilities...
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