India

Ship Recycling in Alang – The Changing Scenario

Rohit Agarwal, Ship Recycling Expert at GSR Sentinels LLP, shares his view on the ship recycling industry at Alang. Mr. Agarwal says that India, Pakistan and Bangladesh have the ideal tidal conditions for ship breaking. However, the ship recycling industry has been using unacceptable conditions. Nevertheless, this seems to be changing as the Hong Kong Convention sets standards to ensure safe ship recycling.

IRClass looks towards a positive outlook for 2017

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) shares its overview for the previous year and anticipates a positive outloook for 2017 as its has shown resilience amidst uncertainty in the maritime sector.

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