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It is often difficult to explain to people why one ship recycling facility is deemed acceptable compared to another. Poor certification practices create a false impression that badly operated facilities meet international requirements; legislators and others in the...read more
On 13th June, Robin, on behalf of Marprof Environmental, gave a training presentation to government officials and port state control supervisors on Inventories and the new EU Ship Recycling Regulation. This is part of the training schedule being arranged by EMSA and...read more
Both Jim and Robin joined Tom Peter Blankestijn of Sea2Cradle to visit the ship recycling facility in Brest, France - Les Recycleurs Bretons - one of the first yards on the EU List of Ship Recycling facilities. At first sight, the yard is a small adjunct to a well...read more
Marprof publishes part 1 of their comments on the EMSA best practice for IHM today. This is a discussion document to stimulate debate. Pt 1 covers 'beyond Hong Kong'?, minimum Inventories, Port State Control requirements (in great detail), competencies, quality,...read more
This is a discussion document about elements of the new EU SRR, particularly from an in-service shipowner point of view (not recycling), since this will effect most shipowners earliest. It highlights a worrying difficulty in providing inventories and then in...read more
Marprof today published their discussion document on requirements for ship recycling facilities. This includes definitive information regarding the acceptability of unsheltered tidal mud flats, exposed to excessive tides and currents, requirements for...read more