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  • Brussels - Solutions for the responsible recycling of ships

    Untitled Document Stavros Dimas, member of the European Commission, Responsible for Environment said: “The dismantling or recycling of ships is a pressing environmental, economic and ...


  • Heavy Duty Recycling Trommel Shipping to a Customer

    An M&K Recycling Trommel is used to separate materials by size, separating over and under sized fractions of varying types of material including waste, soil, stones etc. Heavy Duty Trommel Screen - M&K The M&K Recycling Trommel drum can be supplied with punch plate screens or mesh of varying apertures.  ...


    By MK Group

  • Ship recycling safety in Pakistan explored at UN workshop

    Recycling the end-of-life ships is a major industry that is a source of steel and other recyclable items. While the industry provides an important source of raw materials and employment to the countries in which it is based, there is concern about the environmental, health and safety standards employed in the dismantling and recycling of vessels that can contain substances ranging from asbestos ...

  • Greener Ship Recycling: GL signs MOU with CNSA

    Germanischer Lloyd (GL) and the China National Ship Recycling Association (CNSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to promote green ship recycling in China. GL and CNSA will collaborate to develop training programmes, pilot projects, and research practices that will allow the Chinese ship recycling industry to comply with incoming ...


  • Teesside ship recyclers wait for snow-delayed vessel

    UK snowstorms have delayed the arrival of a French aircraft carrier due to be recycled at a northeast dockyard. The 32,700-tonne ship, Clemenceau, is currently docked in Brest, France waiting to make its way to ship recycler Able UK’s yard on Teesside. According to the company the contract to process the ship, at its specialist Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre, is the ...

  • Waste tire recycling plant manufacturing and shipping to Colombia.

    The Technokomplex company informs on starting the development of South American market of equipment for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, plastics, waste oils and oil sludge. The first shipment of Pirotex pyrolysis plant with capacity of 20 tons of feedstock per day took place in June 2013 July 1st, Rostov-on-Don, Russia. ...


    By Technokomplex

  • New series of ISO standards assists stakeholders in recycling ships

    ISO has launched the first document of a new series of management system standards for the recycling of ships. The new series, ISO 30000, Ship recycling management systems, will support environmental protection and increase the safety of workers. Ship recycling contributes to the global conservation of energy and resources. However, the presence of asbestos, hydrocarbons and other environmentally ...

  • ISO document to increase confidence in certification of ship recycling management systems

    A newly published ISO publicly available specification (PAS) for bodies providing audit and certification of ship recycling management will help to increase the safety of workers and protection of the environment by providing requirements for independent recognition of good practice. ISO/PAS 30003:2008, Ships and marine technology – Ship recycling management systems – Requirements for bodies ...

  • New series of ISO standards assists stakeholders in recycling ships

    ISO has launched the first document of a new series of management system standards for the recycling of ships. The new series, ISO 30000, Ship recycling management systems, will support environmental protection and increase the safety of workers. Ship recycling contributes to the global conservation of energy and resources. However, the presence of asbestos, hydrocarbons and other ...


    By WeDoTanks.com LLC

  • Towards cleaner scrapping of old ships

    Plans to clean up the scrapping of old ships and ensure the materials are recycled in EU-approved facilities worldwide were revised by the Environment Committee on Tuesday. MEPs propose that the scheme be funded by a recycling levy, in line with the "polluter pays" principle. Owners of EU ships would also face penalties if they sold them for scrapping on a beach in developing countries. The draft ...


    By European Parliament

  • Green Paper on safer ship dismantling

    The EC initiated work to develop an EU-wide strategy on ship dismantling in April 2006. Worldwide, between 200 and 600 large merchant vessels are taken apart for their valuable scrap metal annually, and this figure is set to rise in the next few years as single-hull oil tankers ...


  • EC launches public consultation on dismantling of ships

    The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the options for a new initiative regarding the dismantling and recycling of ships. The consultation will allow stakeholders to provide input to the European Commission who are working on a strategy on better ship dismantling. The proposed strategy on better ship dismantling will help implement key elements of an international ...

  • CM Europe - Ships Two Systems to Poland

    Orzeł, SA a joint-stock company is embedded on the experienceand traditions of family business establishedin 1984 and have been active in the tire market since1998. The scope of Orzeł’s activities includes: automotiveservices, wholesale tires, tires for sale online, andthe collection of used tires for recycling.Orzeł, SA obtained grants available through EU grantsprogram that ...

  • Shipping Containers: Another Green Opportunity for Eco-Wineries

    Erich Brandt, Senior VP of ACH Foam Technologies, thinks wineries on the green radar need to take a second look at the containers their wine bottles are shipped in. WineLoc EPS wine shippers, designed to protect wines from temperature fluctuations as well as breakage, offer ...


    By Marketwire

  • Export of Toxic Ghost Ships to UK Ended

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - The Bush administration's plan to export nine ex-naval 'Ghost Fleet' vessels from the James River in Virginia to Teesside, England for scrapping has itself been finally scrapped, according to British ship-breaker Able UK. American environmental groups responsible for first blocking the deal in 2003 applauded its end as a victory for American recyclers, and for national ...

  • Commission presents EU strategy for safer ship dismantling

    The European Commission has presented an EU strategy to make the dismantling of old ships safer for workers and the environment. Every year between 200 and 600 large merchant ships are taken apart for their valuable scrap metal. Many ships taken out of service in Europe end up being dismantled on beaches in South Asia. A lack of environmental protection and safety measures results in high ...

  • HP cuts notebook shipping waste with innovative packaging

    Walmart has named HP the winner of its Home Entertainment Design Challenge, singling out the technology company for further reducing the environmental impact of personal computers. The HP Pavilion dv6929 Entertainment Notebook features an innovative design that reduces product packaging by 97 percent, conserving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions by removing the equivalent of one out of every four ...


    By HP

  • Statement by Environment Commissioner Potočnik on the outcome of the trilogue on the Ship Recycling Regulation

    "I welcome the outcome of the trilogue on the new Ship Recycling Regulation, which marks a major step towards more sustainable recycling of ships around the world. The new legislation will make it possible to legally recycle EU ships outside the OECD, but only in facilities that meet minimum environmentally requirements. Ship owners will be able to choose such facilities from an EU list at a ...

  • CBI China to Present 3rd Asia Ship Recycling & SNP Summit at the End of June

    The 3rd Asia Ship Recycling & SNP Summit is to be held in Shanghai by CBI China, June 30th-July 1st, 2011. The year 2011 will see mass deliveries of new-build ships, which will worsen the existing surplus; the Libyan turbulence has fueled the rise of oil prices; the Inflation pressure has added to the complexity of the European debt crisis. ...


    By CBI China

  • Shipping Facility Commits to Second Stretch in Environmental Performance

    (Dallas, Texas – November 20, 2006) The Port of Houston Authority was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today for renewing its commitment to implement environmentally beneficial practices that go beyond regulatory requirements. As part of the National Environmental Performance Track program, the port has committed to reduce total water use by 5 percent, non-hazardous ...

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