Annual Tradewind Conference

Annual Tradewinds recycling conference was held in Dubai on 05/03/2013, to cover the turbulent events of the year in regard to Ship Recycling activities. Members of SRIA had actively participated in the said conference. The due coverage of the conference was published in local dailies.

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Alang yard dismantles record ships in 2011-12

Ship breaking yard at Alang, Asia’s largest, has recorded highest number of 415 ships coming for breaking during fiscal ended March 31, 2012 with the 38.60 million tonnes of light ton displacement or LDT against 28.20 million tonnes LDT recorded in 2010-11, GMB informed in an official statement.

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Gujarat demands waiver of custom duty on ship breaking

Gujarat Finance Minister Nitinbhai Patel on 16/01/2013 strongly demanded that Government of India should consider waiver of custom duty on import of ships being brought for breaking and bring it at par with import of melting scrap.

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GMB approves extra land for private hospital in Alang

The Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has approved extra land for private hospital in world’s largest ship breaking yard Alang, with an aim to provide better health care facilities to the workers and their families. The board is also mulling to build a trust-run hospital and housing facility for workers employed in the yard, said Pankaj […]

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