This year Turkish shipbreakers dismantled 245 ships for a total of 410,000 MT of steel.
The prices of melting scrap from shipbreaking are now quoted between $465-475/MT, which is almost $5.00-$6.00/MT higher than the July prices.
|Aliaga Shipbreaking Yard in Izmir, Turkey|
The only shipbreaking yard in
Turkey is in the western town of Aliaga in . It supplies scrap to steel mills in the region, such as Cebitas,Izmir Demir Celik, Ozkanlar Demir Celik, Habas, Ege Celik. Izmir
Source: Scrap Monster. 17 August 2011