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Germany accedes to ship recycling convention

Germany accedes to ship recycling convention

Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention. The Convention covers the...

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IMO calls for wider adoption of ship recycling convention

Ten years after the adoption of the International Maritime Organisation’s Hong Kong Convention (HKC), there has been progress with voluntary application of its...

India to ratify ship recycling convention

India to ratify ship recycling convention

By Jite Eriabie  The Indian government has drafted a legislation to ratify the Hong Kong Convention on safe ship recycling, which was adopted by the International...

Denmark signs Hong Kong ship recycling convention

Denmark signs Hong Kong ship recycling convention

Denmark has become the seventh country to accede to the international Hong Kong Convention in an effort to ensure better protection of people and the environment when...

European Commission report recommends ship recycling license

A new report by the European Commission recommends the introduction of a ship recycling license as a form of financial incentive aimed at preventing the practice of...