Ship owners: It will be difficult to enforce EU scrapping rules

The Danish Shipowners’ Association believes that the EU initiative for a new scrapping policy “reflects the association’s expectations,” but estimates that it could be difficult to enforce it.


The new rules for the scrapping of ships that EU announced in April might be difficult to enforce, believes the Danish Shipowners’ Association. The Danish ship owners have participated actively in shaping the European Commission’s proposal for new rules for ship scrapping, and thus they generally believe that the initiative will not pose any major challenges.

The problem is more likely to be how the EU intends to enforce the new rules, which will ensure that the IMO’s Hong Kong convention about the issue will be used.

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