Euro focus to bring ship recycling leaders to Hamburg.
Breaking with tradition, the 10th TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum is moving to a European venue for 2018 TradeWinds announced today.
South Asia's ship recyclers unite in face of possible EU beaching ban
The inaugural meeting of the Federation of Ship Recycling Associations (FSRA), a collective of the ship recycling associations of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh will take place at the TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum in Singapore on 10-11th March.
Indian breakers aim to stay ahead of Brussels dictates
Yard association official Nitin Kanakiya says recyclers are mulling various ‘options’ to enable them to meet the new European Ship Recycling Regulation
‘Huge delegation’ of Indian ship recyclers head to Singapore for TradeWinds Forum
A record delegation of 50 ship recyclers, steel mill owners and cash buyers from India will descend on Singapore during March 4th-5th for TradeWinds Ship Recycling Forum.
Shipowners' role in recycling under spotlight
As the global ship recycling industry prepares to gather in Singapore, a fresh push is expected for European shipowners to recycle their old ships according to standards of the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC).
'Failure' of shipping to deal with asbestos examined.
According to the front page lead in TradeWinds today, scores of ships built in the past 10 years containing substantial amounts of banned asbestos have triggered claims of lax enforcement of rules and the erroneous issuing of safety certificates.
Chinese yard picks up Hoegh car carrier for green recycling
Chinese ship recyclers hope the sale of Norwegian owner Hoegh Autoliners’ 3,700-car-equivalent-unit (ceu) Hoegh Trotter (1983) to Jiangmen Zhongxin Ship Recycling Yard in South China on Monday marks the growing importance of green recycling facilities on the mainland, particularly to European owners for whom being environmentally responsible is not an option but a necessity.