Campaign Groups & NGOs Unhappy at Flag of Convenience Plans 09.06.2016 13:13 Maersk Slammed for Plans to Circumnavigate EU Ship Recycling Rules Plans by Danish Shipping giant Maersk Group to avoid European environmental law on ship recycling by flagging ships to non-EU flags seriously undermines its credibility as a responsible operator, according to campaign group the Clean Shipping Coalition. Read more … Shipbreaking Platform: EU Approved List a Global Reference Point 12.04.2016 15:42 EU Commission Issues Guidance for Ship Recycling Facilities Seeking Approval The European Commission has today published technical guidance for ship recycling facilities seeking approval under EU Ship Recycling Regulation. Read more … NGO Data: 469 Ships Sent to Substandard Recycling Facilities in 2015 08.02.2016 14:37 Ship Owners Still Opting for Cut Price Recycling on South Asian Beaches Globally, ship owners continued to profit from dangerous and dirty shipbreaking practices on South Asian beaches in 2015, according to new data released today by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform. Read more … Measures to Ensure Ship Recycling Complies with Hong Kong Convention 19.01.2016 10:39 Ship Owners Urged to Use New Transitional Recycling Measures Shipping companies are being strongly encouraged to use a new set of Transitional Measures to ensure compliance with the Hong Kong Convention ahead of it coming into force. Read more … 54 End-of-Life Ships Sent for Recycling on South Asian Beaches 17.11.2015 10:38 Shipbreaking Platform Calls Out Three Italian Firms for Using Substandard Recycling Facilities The NGO, Shipbreaking Platform has denounced Italian shipping companies for their poor shipbreaking practices and called upon them to take necessary actions to ensure the sustainable recycling of their end-of-life fleet. Read more …
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