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6th Ship Recycling Congress

Date: 24th January 2018 - 25th January 2018 Location: London - UK

ACI’s 6th Ship Recycling Congress will be taking place 24-25th January, 2018 in London.

The two day conference will consist of a number of informative presentations followed by interactive Q&A sessions, panel discussions and an open discussion to further involve the delegates. These talks will give a deep insight on the views shared from the different aspects of Ship Recycling. We will explore and discuss current and future possibilities within the market. Reviewing methods in increasing ship recycling profitability, focus will be spent on looking in to the difference between European & South East Asian shipyards, and the gulf of differences between them. Topics will also include insights into new technological and practical systems for hazardous waste tracking. The conference will bring together various key industry stake-holders including Ship-owners, Ship-mangers & associated solution providers, fuel solutions, IT & data associations, consultants & technology providers.

Previous Attendees Include: Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland SE * Ownership Treuhand Gmbh * Logiscrap * Peel Ports Group Ltd * R.J. MacIsaac Construction Ltd * SRIA * CSL Americas * Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. KG * Shakti Shipping International * SILVIA (London) Limited * New Zealand Defence Force * LEYAL Ship Recycling * ALP Maritime Services B.V. * NBM IRON & STEEL PVT. LTD. * Augustea Ship Management SRL * JRD Industries * Simonsen Vogt Wiig * Ace Ship Recycling Pte Ltd * Galloo * Smedegaarden A/S * Simsekler Group of Companies * United Arab Shipping Company (S.A.G.) * LEYAL Ship Recycling * Stolt Tankers BV * Anglo Eastern Ship Mgt. Ltd * Recycling International * The China Navigation Company Pte Ltd * Soenen BVBA * RINA India Pvt Ltd * Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux * Marine Recycling Corporation * TTS Syncrolift AS * Heerema Engineering Services B.V. * Oesterbaai BV * Höegh Autoliners AS * JLT Specialty Ltd * Lilly Maritime Pvt. Ltd. * Van De Poel | M.a.r.c * VDR – German Shipowners’ Association * NGO Shipbreaking Platform * Stolt Tankers BV * GMS * ISRA * A-Gas International * Ace Exim Pte Ltd * Leela * GSR Services GmbH * VR Maritime Services Pvt Ltd * Best Oasis Limited * Shakti Shipping International * Mikelis Consulting * Hapag-Lloyd AG * Wirana Shipping Corporation * GMS * OVAM | Public Waste Agency of Flanders * Lucky Group India * LaBounty * Omini S.p.A * BAIJNATH MELARAM * R L KALATHIA SHIP BREAKING PVT LTD and many more…


24th January 2018
25th January 2018
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Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 898 7070
Mado Lampropoulou – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 44 (0) 203 141 0607
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
+44 (0)203 141 0626
Mikhail Kryukov – Content
+44 (0) 20 3141 0649
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
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  • Updates on European Recycling
  • Developments of the Hong Kong Convention
  • Steps in achieving a Level Playing Field
  • End of Life & Delivery of Vessels
  • Overcoming Ship Owner Struggles
  • The Crucial Role of Cash Buyers/ Brokers
  • Advancements in Ensuring Ship Recycling Standards
  • Developments in Latest Green Recycling Options in Asian Facilities
  • Updates & Developments in Correct Selection Shipyard
  • Has the EU Approved Yards List Enhanced the Use of European Ship Recycling Facilities
  • Safe Steps to Sustainable Ship Recycling to Enhance Safe & Environmentally Friendly Methods & Practices

ACI’s seminars attract a targeted group of senior level executives with a strict focus on end-users from the industry.

Our delegates will be drawn from Ship Operators, Ship Owners, Ship Managers, Coastguard and Transport Authorities, Shipbuilders and Shipyards, Designers, Repairing companies, Vendors and Subcontractors, Energy and Mining companies, Cash-Buyers, Shipbrokers, Recycling facilities, Regulators, Consultants, Researchers, Brokers, Financiers and Investors.

John Kornerup Bang, Head Of Sustainability Strategy & Shared Value ProjectsMaersk

Jun Sun, Technical Officer – Subdivision For Protective Measures Marine – Environment Division, IMO

Ingvild Jenssen, Founder & Director, NGO Shipbroking Platform

Antonio Barredo, Managing Director, DDR Vessels

Capt. Wolfram Guntermann, Director Environmental ManagementHapag-Lloyd AG

Maria Bruun Skipper, Director – Security, Health, Environment And InnovationDanish Shipping

Wolfgang Hintzsche, Marine DirectorVDR – German Shipowners’ Association

Henning Gramann, CEO, GSR Services GmbH

Marc Van De Poel, FounderVan De Poel | M.a.r.c

Hari Narayan, Partner, United Maritime Law Chambers

Gudrun Janssens, Senior Policy AdvisorOVAM | Public Waste Agency Of Flanders

If you would like to be considered as a speaker at the event for a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Mikhail Kryukov 

Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0649

Email: mkryukov@acieu.net

Bureau Veritas (BV) is a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, and the largest TIC providing classification, certification and technical services, including fuel testing, to the marine and offshore industries.

BV is active in supporting innovation in all ship types.  Recent innovative ships delivered or ordered to BV class include: the world’s largest containerships (22K teu), the 15 Yamal ice class LNG carriers, LNG bunker tankers Engie Zeebrugge and Coralius, gas fueled ferries as well as very large passenger ships, such as the MSC Meraviglia and expedition class cruise ships for Ponant and Sunstone.

A key area of focus for BV is supporting safety and new technology across the gas supply chain. BV is the classification leader in new orders for LNG fueled ships. Another area is digital and smart tools to help further drive safety and efficiency in shipping.

In the Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas there are 2,650 employees, including surveyors in ports and centers of shipping activity world-wide.

Bureau Veritas was created in 1828, across the Group today there are 70,000 employees in around 1,400 offices and laboratories around the world. Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index.





Incorporated in 1983 Wirana Shipping Corporation (Wirana) is a Singapore based company and is the leading and oldest cash buyer of ships for recycling. Wirana negotiates the sale of ships to all of the major non subsidized and revenue paying recycling markets of the world viz. India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and China (South and North). Wirana has so far negotiated in excess of 2200 ships with a combined deadweight in excess of 75 mdwt.

It has earned a place twice in the Guinness Book of World Records for two ULCCs that had a combined LDT in excess of 148, 691 and this record remains unmatched and unbroken! In 2011 Wirana has the RECORD of successfully negotiating the largest wet and dry tonnages and Wirana proudly averages the sale of 100-150 ships for recycling every year.

Wirana has been an ardent proponent of green ship recycling. Members of Wirana have been part of the deliberations leading to the recently concluded IMO’s Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships. Wirana has invested its considerable resources into “green recycling” and continues to work with various ship owners and yards advising them on the way forward. Consequently Wirana has successfully handled and continues to handle ships for green recycling for a number of blue chip listed companies including various European owners. Wirana, is the one-stop shop for ship recycling where you get – all market options with aggressive pricing backed by impeccable performance and professionalism. Wirana is the Blue Chip cash buyer in today’s world.

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ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Sam Cormack

Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0226

Email: samc@acieu.net

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