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Thank You Dear Colleagues from The Maritime Industry

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We wish you Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year!

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Shri L.M.S. Rajwar: Remembering A Legend

It is important to have a role model in our life. Role models motivate and act as a beckon for an individual, society or an organisation. They teach us to uncover our true potential and overcome our obstructions. They help us to grow and remain integral part of our life. In the current times also, the society […]

ClassNK issues Hong Kong Convention Statements of Compliance to two additional ship recycling facilities in India

Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has issued Statements of Compliance (SoC) to two ship recycling facilities in Gujarat, India, Shree Ram Vessel Scrap Pvt. Ltd (Managing Director: Chetan Patel) and Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd(Managing Director: Komalkant F. Sharma, verifying that the facilities are in line with the Hong Kong International […]

By |December 16th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Ship Recycling, Shipping News|0 Comments

India: Slowdown sinks Alang’s ship-breaking industry

After offloading its last cargo at Kandla port, a 7,000-tonne Japanese vessel anchored a couple of months ago at Asia’s largest ship-breaking yard, Alang, for being dismantled. The owner demanded a price of $310 per tonne even as local buyers insisted on $300 a tonne as the economics didn’t work beyond that mark. While the […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Ship Recycling, Shipping News|0 Comments

Ship-breakers’ profitability hit on falling scrap steel prices, weak rupee: CRISIL

The continuous fall in steel scrap prices coupled with depreciating trend in rupee value against the dollar will have hit profitability of domestic ship-breakers, ratings agency Crisil said in its report today.

In a span of 12 months, the local currency has depreciated 9 percent as on September 30, 2015, adding to the industry’s woes which […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Ship Recycling|0 Comments

Improving working condition of ship breaking yards

With the ship breakers pledging to improve the working environment at the country’s shipyards, it is becoming clear – though belatedly — what clean and hazard-free ship yards mean not only for those working in the yards but also for manifold expansion of the industry. The pledge came at a recent meeting of a team […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Latest News, Ship Building, Ship Recycling|0 Comments

Alang ship breakers slip with the rupee

There are concerns amid caretakers, workers and even bankers on Alang, till recently world’s largest site for breaking up and disposing old ships. Work has dwindled substantially and daily wages have declined from Rs 350 in better times to Rs 250.

A branch manager of a public sector bank says he doesn’t have much to do, […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Ship Building, Ship Recycling, Shipping News|0 Comments

With eye on Japan, two ship-breaking yards in Gujarat tread ‘green’ path

Two ship-breaking yards from Alang in Gujarat have become the first ship recycling facilities in entire South Asia to be issued Statements of Compliance (SoC) by Japan’s leading classification society, ClassNK, for taking steps for safer and greener ship recycling.

These certification comes at a time when most shipbreaking yards at this recycling unit near Bhavnagar […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Ship Building, Ship Recycling|0 Comments

Alang gets a boost as two ship recyclers win green compliance status

R. L. Kalthia Ship Breaking Pvt. Ltd and Priya Blue Industries Pvt. Ltd, two ship recycling yards located in Alang, Gujarat, have won compliance status with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2009.

The statement of compliance (SoC) issued by […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Ship Recycling|0 Comments

India’s Alang shipbreakers HK Convention-compliant, say Japanese shipowners

CONTRARY to vociferous environmental lobbies, the Japanese Shipowners Association (JSA) has found the Alang ship scrapping beaches of India to be compliant with Hong Kong Convention on ship recycling.

NGOs like BAN (Basel Action Network) are mostly concerned about toxic waste while the American Shipbreaking Platform, worries about the Indian workers facing on-the-job risks while promoting […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Latest News, Ship Recycling|0 Comments