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Bangladesh to build greener ship recycling

IMO announced that the Government of Bangladesh is actively seeking international partnerships and financial support to help make the country’s ship-recycling facilities greener and more sustainable, following the successful completion of the first phase of a project aimed at improving safety and environmental standards within the country’s ship-recycling industry.

India sponsors training for workers in ship recycling yards

India’s Ministry of Shipping will sponsor a new safety training program for 20,000 workers involved in the ship recycling activities at Alanag- Sosiya recycling yard. The news comes a day after at least 16 workers were killed and 58 wounded in an explosion at the Gadani shipbreaking yard near Karachi, Pakistan.

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The sulphur cap is less than a year away and with most vessels choosing compliant fuel, do you expect to see a spike in incidents and accidents related to the switch over?

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