01 November 2017

PHP's recycling yard gets international certification

The recycling yard of Chittagong-based PHP Family has received a Statement of Compliance with the Hong Kong Convention, for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling.

This is the first Bangladeshi yard to gain the certification given by international classification society RINA, according to a press release.

“PHP Family yard has worked hard to improve their safety and environmental standards,” said Anil Sharma, president and CEO of GMS, a cash buyer of ships for recycling.

“We spent around Tk 35 crore to make the shipyard compliant with the Hong Kong Convention guidelines,” said Jahirul Islam Rinku, managing director of the recycling yard.

Source: The Daily Star. 31 October 2017

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