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Alang yards lining up to secure approval

Three new shipbreaking facilities in Alang are just an inspection away from obtaining documentation that they live up to the Hong Kong Convention. The number of approved yards could soon reach seven, and ten more are in talks for approvals, classification bureau Class NK tells ShippingWatch.

Maersk Wyoming arrived at the Shree Ram yard in Alang this May. | Photo: PR-foto/Maersk Group

A wave of approvals for shipbreakers in Alang could be on the way after the Indian scrap yards have struggled for years with a bad reputation.

At present, four yards are compliant with the standards of the Hong Kong Convention, which aims to ensure that vessels are recycled without damage to the environment or worker safety.

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