R.L.Kalthia Ship Breaking Private Limited is located at Alang on the coast of India's Gulf of Khambhat, approximately 50 kilometers of Bhavnagar. It is the leading ship recycling company and has been established in 1983, since the inception of ship dismantling in Alang.
In recent years R.L. Kalthia Ship Breaking Private Limited has repeatedly been the recycling facility of choice for the safe and environmentally sound recycling for a number major Ship Owners and their obsolete vessels by providing green ship recycling in line with CSR credentials. The recycling facility is approved for recycling by Maersk, Mitsui Osk Lines Ltd., Odfjell Se, Stolt Nielsen USA Inc., Gearbulk Holding Limited, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.
R.L.Kalthia Ship Breaking Pvt. Ltd has been awarded statement of compliance for firms engaged in ship recycling from, leading classification society Class NK, JAPAN for being upgraded technically and organizationally to fulfill Hong Kong International Convention(HKC) for the Safe and environmentally sound Recycling of ships.
In 2007, R.L. Kalthia Ship Breaking Private Limited became the first ship recycling facility in India to be awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification by the leading assessment, verification and certification body DNVGL.