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February 29, 2024

From Ocean to Opportunity: The Economics of Ship Breaking

The shipbreaking industry is one such sector in developing countries that has always been the center of attention for its environmental impacts and economic opportunities. Recycling […]
February 20, 2024

How Ageing Ships Benefits The Scrap Metal Recycling Industry

Ships at the end of their lifecycle become a treasure trove of metal scrap, highly valuable in the global steel market. The revenue generated from selling […]
February 8, 2024

How to Recycle an Old Vessel: Safely and Sustainably

Shipbreaking is an elaborate process comprising several stages and steps. The presence of hazardous substances and lack of safety measures make it difficult to comply with […]
January 24, 2024

Why do We Encourage More Ship Owners for Green Ship Recycling

The ship recycling industry has been a dependable way of disposing of the aging global shipping fleet. Many steps have been taken to make the whole […]
January 13, 2024

Ship Recycling 101: Understanding the Basics with RLK

Ship recycling is a long-standing practice for dealing with ships at the end of their operational life. The entire process comprises different stages of document review, […]
January 9, 2024

Setting Sail for Sustainability: How Training Shapes Eco-Friendly Ship Recycling

The ship recycling industry is transforming to adopt more sustainable and eco-friendly practices. To make ship dismantling more sustainable at the global scale it is important […]
December 7, 2023

Forging a Sustainable Future: Understanding Green Steel through Ship Recycling in India

India has evolved to be a major player in the ship recycling industry. In the heart of India’s ship recycling industry, a transformative wave is reshaping […]
November 24, 2023

Navigating Sustainability: Ship Recycling in India and the Circular Economy

The circular economy is a model that aims to minimize waste in production and consumption. One way to change how ships are recycled is by using […]
October 3, 2023

The Evolution of Alang: The Largest Ship Recycling Yard in the World

The ship recycling journey of Alang shipbreaking yard commenced in the early 1980s, and from 1983 to 2023, it has embarked on a remarkable path. Situated […]
September 9, 2023

Ship Dismantling and Pre-cleaning of Ships

Ship Dismantling and Pre-cleaning of Ships– The dismantling of ships is a global activity. Probably the first one to face challenges of waste management, the shipping […]
September 4, 2023

Occupational Safety of Ship Breaking Worker

Occupational Safety of Ship Breaking Workers – The average life of a ship is 20 – 25 years. Without the shipbreaking industry, the significant number of […]
August 31, 2023

Landing of Vessels for Shipbreaking

Landing of Vessels for Shipbreaking – All the ships have a life tenure particular to their age limit. Once the ship loses its capability to carry […]
August 31, 2023

Responsible Ship Recycling Standards

Ship dismantling or ship recycling involves material recovery and waste management of many hazardous materials. To ensure safe, environment-friendly recycling of ships, Responsible Ship Recycling Standards […]
August 28, 2023

Mapping the Supply Chain of Ship Recycling

Mapping the supply chain of ship recycling – Ship recycling is dismantling vessels for the purpose of recovering metal scrap and other valuable materials. One of […]
July 18, 2023

Technological Innovations in Ship Recycling

Over the years technological innovations have played a key role in enhancing the efficiency, safety, and environmental sustainability of ship recycling practices. However, up until a […]
July 14, 2023

Ship Recycling Certifications and Standards

Ship Recycling Certifications and Standards – Ship Recycling is a necessary act for ships that cause environmental degradation problems. To prevent environmental harm, the internal council […]
July 12, 2023

Challenges and Opportunities in the Shipbreaking Industry

The shipbreaking industry is responsible for dismantling end-of-life vessels which if left unchecked can pose a serious threat to the environment. The revenue generated from selling […]
July 8, 2023

Ship Dismantling in India

The shipbreaking industry is as old as shipbuilding. Earlier the European and other developed countries were the global centres of ship recycling. However, due to environmental […]
July 5, 2023

How Alang Shipyard Works

Alang shipbreaking yard is the largest ship recycling facility in the world. It is located in the state of Gujarat in India along the coastlines of […]
June 27, 2023

Case Studies of Successful and Sustainable Ship Breaking Initiatives

Successfully and sustainably breaking a ship is a very hard process. Because Ship is like very huge giant and breaking them is a very headache and […]
June 22, 2023

Responsible Disposal and Recycling of Hazardous Materials in Ship Breaking

It has been quite headache process to maintain, recycle and to dispose hazardous material in ship breaking where R. L Kalthia plays an important role while […]
June 21, 2023

The Role of International Organizations in Promoting Sustainable Ship Breaking Practices

Ship recycling is the dismantling of large abandoned ships carried out to recover metal scrap and other essential items. However, shipbreaking has always been targeted for […]
June 15, 2023

Environmental Impacts of End-of-life Ships and Sustainable Ship Recycling Practices

Environmental Impacts of End-of-life Ships and Sustainable Ship Recycling Practices- For centuries, the impact of ships on the world is high. The trading sector relies on […]
June 13, 2023

Implementation Challenges and Best Practices for the Inventory of Hazardous Materials in Ship Breaking Yards

Shipbreaking is the most sought-after way of recycling large and abandoned shipwrecks. The material recovered from the dismantled ships has a thriving market that attracts businessmen […]
June 8, 2023

Understanding the Ship Breaking Process: From Ship Acquisition to Dismantling

The shipbreaking process is a responsible and efficient dismantling of large abandoned ships or vessels. The process comprises a series of detailed steps, beginning from ship […]
June 2, 2023

The Future of Ship Breaking

The Future of Ship Breaking- The practice of shipbreaking is years old and as the development is noticed in the society the technology has flourished too. […]
May 30, 2023

Best Practices in Ship Breaking: Prioritizing Worker Safety and Environmental Protection

Best Practices in Ship Breaking: Prioritizing Worker Safety and Environmental Protection- As the business of shipbreaking has expanded, there are plenty of workers who are joining […]
May 22, 2023

Components and Structure of the Statement of Compliance in Ship Breaking

To make shipbreaking more accountable and transparent there is a need for a statutory body to monitor the activities of ship recycling activities. The statement of […]
May 19, 2023

Key Components of Shipbreaking Environmental Regulations

Shipbreaking has been touted as a way of managing large, abandoned shipwrecks, responsible for causing marine pollution. However, ironically shipbreaking itself leaves a lot of toxins […]
May 15, 2023

Market Trends of Ship Breaking Industry

In the recent Market Trends of the Ship Breaking Industry, it is being noticed that the demand for ship recycling has increased over the span of […]
May 15, 2023

Gas Cutting Technology for Shipbreaking

Shipbreaking Industry is constantly evolving, where scientific support and technical approaches are needed more than ever before. There is an emergent need to increase the efficiency […]
May 11, 2023

Regulatory Framework For Ship Recycling in India

Regulatory Framework for Ship Recycling in India– The recycling of ships is not the latest trend but is now a generation old. All the major shipbreaking […]
May 8, 2023

The Economic Benefits of Ship Recycling

The shipbreaking and recycling industry has been dominated by developing countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India. About 90% of the world’s ship recycling activity takes […]
May 8, 2023

The Role of Green Technologies in Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Ship Breaking

The Role of Green Technologies in Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Ship Breaking- Ship Breaking is a process that involves large amounts of vessel dismantling. The […]
May 4, 2023

Certification of Ship Recycling Facilities by ClassNK

Certification of Ship Recycling Facilities by ClassNK– Nippon Kaiji Kyokai also known as ClassNK, is very active in following the services and promoting the activities in […]
April 27, 2023

Hong Kong Convention for Ship Recycling

Hong Kong Convention for Ship Recycling– A plan that was implemented in the year 2009 has completely changed the functioning of shipbreaking companies by offering techniques […]
April 25, 2023

The Impact of the Hong Kong Convention on Shipowners, Shipbreakers, and Other Stakeholders

The Impact of the Hong Kong Convention on Shipowners, Shipbreakers, and Other Stakeholders- The Hong Kong Convention police have changed the medium of people working in […]
April 21, 2023

The Requirements and Standards Outlined in the Hong Kong Convention

Looking at the current mechanism of the ship-breaking companies, each one follows a dignified set of rules and regulations by understanding and maintaining The Requirements and […]
April 20, 2023

Carbon Reduction Strategies in Ship Breaking Operations

Carbon Reduction Strategies in Ship-Breaking Operations-The focus of all the leading ship-breaking companies is to use techniques that help in the sustainable maintenance of the environment […]
April 18, 2023

Impermeable Floor at the Ship Recycling Facilities in India

Impermeable Floor at the Ship Recycling Facilities in India– The afterlife of the ship is spent in the shipbreaking yard where they are recycled using various […]
April 6, 2023

Hazardous Materials Analysis and Disposal Procedures During Ship Recycling

The global shipbreaking industry has turned to countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Turkey, Pakistan, and China. Though the shipbreaking industry is a boon to the […]
April 5, 2023

Common Methods & Stages of Ship Recycling

Ships in general have an average life span of approximately 20-25 years. Around 500 – 700 ships are scrapped each year, and about 2000 – 3500 […]
April 4, 2023

Green Ship Recycling – Explained by RL Kalthia Shipbreaking Company

Studies have stated that 40 percent of the waste worldwide ends up in huge heaps of garbage, and the oceans will see more plastic in them […]
March 31, 2023

Shipbreaking Scrap Material at Best Price in India

Shipbreaking activities include dismantling old and damaged ships to recover metal items such as steel or other recyclable items. Steel Scrap recovered from the ship-breaking process […]
March 27, 2023

What is the Inventory of Hazardous Materials and How is it Used for Ship Recycling?

Once the lifecycle of a ship reaches its final stage, it is sent for shipbreaking where all the hazardous materials used in its construction are exposed […]
March 22, 2023

Alang Ship Breaking Yard Gujarat, India

Along the vast coastline of Gujarat, is situated Alang ship breaking yard. Also, known to be the world’s largest shipbreaking yard, it is stretched along a […]
March 16, 2023

Top Ship Breaking Yard in India

Top Ship-Breaking Yard in India- Over the period, there has been a noticeable situation change in our environment. Evolution has to lead human civilization towards innovating […]