26 October 2013

Dalian ship recycling facility gets approval:

Dalian: Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Marine Service, Changxing Island, has received the world’s second Statement of Compliance (SoC) from ClassNK, confirming that it is in compliance with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009.

The yard developed its Ship Recycling Facility Plan (SRFP) in preparation for the Hong Kong convention.

The Dalian company was established as a ship repair yard, but the 500,000 sq m plant and the dry dock facilities are now being used for ship recycling. The estimated annual recycling capacity is 1,000,000ltd, which is one of the largest recycling yards in China. [27/09/13]

Source: sino ship news . 27 September 2013

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