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
'Esvagt Gamma' and 'Esvagt Promotor' decommissioned (Video)

'Esvagt Gamma' and 'Esvagt Promotor' decommissioned (Video)

ESVAGT has sold the 'Esvagt Gamma' and the 'Esvagt Promotor' for recycling. The final voyage for the vessels will be to the Fornæs Ship Recycling in Grenå. After long and loyal service, the 'Esvagt Gamma' …
Apr 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Moana Taka Partnership unfolds exciting recycling facilities for the Pacific islands

Moana Taka Partnership unfolds exciting recycling facilities for the Pacific islands

The China Navigation Company (CNCo) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to address critical waste management issues in the …
Mar 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd recycles seven more container ships in an eco-friendly manner

Hapag-Lloyd recycles seven more container ships in an eco-friendly manner

Hapag-Lloyd boasts one of the youngest fleets in the industry after merger with UASC / Vessels to be dismantled in line with environmental regulations in certified shipyards Image courtesy …
Jan 30, 2018 /  Curious
India signs USD 76Mln loan deal with Japan International Co. Ltd. (JICA) to upgrade Alang-Sosiya Shipyards

India signs USD 76Mln loan deal with Japan International Co. Ltd. (JICA) to upgrade Alang-Sosiya Shipyards

The Government of India signed a loan deal worth $76 million with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Friday (Sept 15, 2017), for a project to upgrade the environment management plan at Alang-Sosiya ship …
Sep 18, 2017 /  Curious
ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia

Leading classification society ClassNK has completed the document review for a Ship Recycling Facility Plan (SRFP) submitted by Tsuneishi Ship Recycling (Negros), Inc. (TSRNI), verifying the facility to be in line with …
Aug 23, 2017 /  Curious