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UNCTAD, Review of maritime transport 2005; Greenpeace, 2006. UNCTAD, Review of maritime transport 2005; compiled on the basis of data supplied by Fearnleys Review and Lloyd’s Register-Fairplay.
Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
Shipbreakers of Asia
A few recent changes in national and international regulations provoked a massive drop in the tonnage of ships being broken up and major shifts in the shipbreaking market. Bangladeshi shipbreaking yards are, for example, gradually gaining ground on their Indian counterparts
because Bangladesh does not enforce mandatory “gas-free for hot work” certification for oil tankers (Greenpeace).