Ship wrecking

Fednav takes delivery of MV Arvik I

  Montreal – Fednav Limited announced that it has taken delivery of its latest Polar Class 4 icebreaking bulk carrier—the MV Arvik I. This new state-of-the-art vessel will replace the 43-year old MV Arctic. The Canadian-flag, Arvik I will trade between St. Lawrence River ports and Deception Bay, servicing Glencore’s Raglan Mine, commencing mid-May 2021.  Ordered through Sumitomo Corporation and built by Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) shipyards Japan, the 31,000-DWT mine resupply vessel is a sister …

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International Shipbreaking from Texas becomes first EU-compliant shipbreaking facility

  International Shipbreaking’s first EU ship recycling project, the MT Wolverine International Shipbreaking, part of the world-leading recycler EMR Metal Recycling, has gained EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SSR) accreditation for its site in Brownsville, Texas, after investing $30 million in compliant infrastructure. The Brownsville site is the first US shipbreaking site to achieve this …

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Watch how a ship can gulp another one while respecting the environment and workers

The Kishorn Dry Dock was recently opened to the sea for the first time in 25 years in order to welcome the MV Kaami (photo John Laurie) Working to European ship recycling and SEPA requirements, John Lawrie’s team from its Evanton base in Easter Ross, Scotland, successfully carried out decommissioning work on the freighter Misje …

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