The EU Regulation meant to raise the standards of ship recycling does not specifically ban the use of beaching when vessels are scrapped. Guidelines on the requirements of the regulation are expected to be adopted this spring.
BY TOMAS KRISTIANSEN
Although the EU is working with its own set of rules to improve the standards of global ship recycling, there are no plans to impose a specific ban against beaching.
CII: IMO’s new climate regulation, CII, is liable to undermine its own intentions, German carrier Oldendorff warns. CII fails to view situation in its entirety, which may lead to an increase in emissions.
CII: Although a new legal clause places the responsibility and bills for poor climate ratings with operators and carriers, this has not altered Seaspan’s negotiations with customers, the major shipowner tells ShippingWatch.