Oldendorff Carriers implements ship recycling regulations

Oldendorff Carriers implements ship recycling regulations

Oldendorff Carriers has entered into an agreement with GSR Services and Korean Register (KR) for the development and certification of Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) for their fleet for meeting tight EU - …
Feb 21, 2019 /  Curious
Grieg Star recycles first ship under new EU regulations

Grieg Star recycles first ship under new EU regulations

Grieg Star announced earlier today that the company starts the recycling of its faithful Star Gran at LEYAL Ship Recycling Group in Turkey. She is the first under the new EU recycling regulations. “We recycled …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Recycling of the BW Helios in India in compliance with Hong Kong Convention

Recycling of the BW Helios in India in compliance with Hong Kong Convention

CEO of BW LPG, Martin Ackermann confirms that their LPG carrier the 1992-built BW Helios arrived at a certified, Hong Kong Convention applicable, recycling facility in India on 21st January 2019. “At BW LPG, …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Vessels
Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant

Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant

The circular plastics hub in the Port of Amsterdam is expanding through the construction of a new plastics recycling plant. Plastic Recycling Amsterdam (PRA), a collaboration between Umincorp and Milieu Service …
Dec 19, 2018 /  Curious
First non-EU ship recycling yards join EU List of approved facilities

First non-EU ship recycling yards join EU List of approved facilities

LEYAL and LEYAL-DEMTAS join the EU list following independent verification from LR The European Commission published the fourth version of the ‘European List of ship recycling facilities’ last week, adding …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Curious
Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative launches new platform to drive responsible ship recycling

Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative launches new platform to drive responsible ship recycling

Monday (Dec 10), industry leaders and the non-profit organization Sustainable Shipping Initiative announced the launch of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative’s (SRTI) online platform, a tool for sharing …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Curious
BW Offshore: Recycling the FSO Belokamenka in compliance with Hong Kong convention

BW Offshore: Recycling the FSO Belokamenka in compliance with Hong Kong convention

BW Offshore has signed an agreement to dispose of the FSO Belokamenka for recycling in compliance with the Hong Kong Convention. The FSO Belokamenka (IMO 7708314) is an Ultra Large Crude Carrier (ULCC) of 360,700 …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Five Leading Port Groups Promote Sustainability through Mass-Recycling Initiative

Five Leading Port Groups Promote Sustainability through Mass-Recycling Initiative

Five of the world’s leading container port operators have jointly undertaken a week-long initiative to promote sustainable resource usage in their respective port and facility networks. During the fifth annual Go …
Nov 2, 2018 /  Curious
Ship garbage recycling pilot wraps up at Port of Brisbane

Ship garbage recycling pilot wraps up at Port of Brisbane

A pilot project to investigate the feasibility of recycling garbage from international ships has wrapped up at the Port of Brisbane. The Brisbane pilot was conducted by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), in …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Curious
Making shampoo bottles from marine plastics around Hull and Goole Ports

Making shampoo bottles from marine plastics around Hull and Goole Ports

ABP’s Ports of Hull and Goole are hoping to make waves in reducing ocean plastics by trialling a recycling scheme which turns waste into shampoo bottles. In just a few weeks, a staggering 2.5 tonnes of plastics …
May 18, 2018 /  Curious