The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh has been launched at a meeting of stakeholders in Dhaka, Bangladesh (26 November).
Hundreds of ships are decommissioned and scrapped every year. Since this often entails significant environmental pollution and health risks for people, international banks adopted the “Responsible Ship Recycling Standards” (RSRS) in 2017.
IRClass opens an office in Alang, India, the new office will serve to support its ship recycling initiative in Alang, following on its recent initiative of certifying ship recycling yards.
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform welcomes onboard Legambiente, its first-ever Italian member organization.