Alang is still the world's preferred ship graveyard

196 commercial vessels were scrapped in the first quarter of 2017, reports NGO Shipbreaking Platform. Of these, 128 vessels wound up on the beaches in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.

The Gadani region in Pakistan has been hit by several shipbreaking accidents in the past year.

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Danish Shipping: The challenge of sulfur cheating is real

The risk of carriers cheating with sulfur requirements to benefit financially is a real threat to law-abiding shipowners from 2020, says Maria Skipper Schwenn, Executive Director of Danish Shipping. She rejects the criticism that that the industry is exerting too much energy chasing ghosts.

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