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4th Ship Recycling Congress

Date: 25th January 2017 - 26th January 2017 Location: London - UK

Identifying Methods to Increase Ship Recycling Profitability following Developments in EU and Global Regulations

ACI’s 4th Ship Recycling Congress will provide practical solutions from shipping company experiences, aiming to educate the shipping sector on how to profit from the safe and efficient scrapping of end of life vessels.

The European Commission’s List of approved ship recycling facilities will be discussed in detail, highlighting the effects that the list will have on the European Ship Recycling market. More topic items to be reviewed are methods to increasing ship recycling profitability despite low steel prices and current updates to green ship technology that promote more efficient ship recycling procedures.

Additionally the conference will follow up  on the potential solutions to dangers and health risks workers may be exposed to ports outside of the EU, as well as providing an insight into new technological and practical systems for hazardous waste tracking.

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 talk will give a deep insight on the views shared from the different aspects of Ship Recycling.

Taking part in the congress will undoubtedly allow participants to increase their understanding of Ship Recycling in order to form a practical business model.


25th January 2017
26th January 2017
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Timothy Rowley-Evans – Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0637
Mado Lampropoulou – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+ 44 (0) 203 141 0607
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
+44 (0)203 141 0626
Joe Smith – Content
+44 (0) 203 141 0612
Claire Taylor-Payne – Logistics
+ 44 (0)20 3141 0601


The Hatton – Etc. Venues
51-53 Hatton Garden
London, EC1N 8HN United Kingdom
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020 7421 9111
  • Outlining the European Commission publication stating approved Ship Recycling Facilities
  • Guidelines and benefits of using approved and compliant ship recycling facilities
  • Methods to increasing ship recycling profitability despite low steel prices
  • Analysing difficulties ship owners may have in weighing up the costs of scrapping ships whilst complying with regulations
  • A detailed look at the Hong Kong Convention and IMO Ship Recycling Regulations
  • Understanding the significance of a cash buyer in ship recycling
  • Analysing the practices of South East Asian Ship Recycling facilities and advancing the capabilities of underperforming recycling yards
  • Examining the benefits of selling vessels before they get to the end of their operational use


Komalkant Sharma, Chairman, Leela

Herman Heyns, Sr.Project Manager, Stolt Tankers BV

Wolfram Guntermann, Director Environmental Fleet Management, Hapag-Lloyd AG

Naeem Masani, Managing Director, Lucky Group India

Rahul Varma, General Manager, Lilly Maritime Pvt. Ltd.

Arjen Uytendaal, Director, ISRA


Gerd Leopold, Head Of Purchase, BOL Best Oasis Limited – Priya Blue Industries

Dave Keyur,CFO, Wirana Shipping Corporation

Simon Bergulf Director EU Affairs, Danish Shipowners Association

Vagelis  Chatzigiannis, Responsible Recycling Coordinato, GMS

Abhinav Kumar, Director, Ace Exim Pte Ltd

Patrizia Heidegger, Executive Director, NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Wolfgang Hintzsche, Marine Director, VDR – German Shipowners’ Association

Sajid Hussain, Commandant, Bangladesh Marine Academy

Henning Gramann, CEO , GSR Services GmbH

Gudrun Janssens, Senior Policy Advisor, OVAM | Public Waste Agency Of Flanders

Ken Logan, Group Commercial and Business Development Director, A-Gas International

Nikos Mikelis, Non Executive Director GMS Inc, Mikelis Consulting

Sanjay Prashar, Managing Director, VR Maritime Services Pvt Ltd

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

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.


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:

Joe Smith

Tel: +44 203 141 0612

Email: jsmith@acieu.net


VR Maritime services India Pvt Ltd is an independent Ship Management Company that offers a comprehensive range of high quality customer oriented tailor made marine services.

Green Ship Recycling: We work closely with our Ship Owners , Seafarers, Ship Recycling Yards and Government for HK Convention compliance. We performed management of 50 vessels in the year 2016.

Founder & MD Capt Sanjay Prashar’s innovations on Crew Management has grown the company from 1 vessel in the Year 2010 to 52 Ships in the Year 2016.


new-aceexim-logoAce Exim Pte Ltd., Singapore is a part of a group of companies engaged in various businesses:

  • Sale and Purchase of Ships for Recycling- Cash Buying
  • Green Ship Recycling
  • Processing and Trading of Scrap Metals
  • Propeller Scrap Trading
  • Timber and Log Trading

In the year 2008, Ace Exim Pte Ltd set foot in the cash buying of ships for recycling. Ship Recycling is our family business for over 30 years. Thus, we have long standing relations with most of the Indian ship breakers. We have an established in house market for our vessels in India. We also sell to the ship breaking yards in Bangladesh and Pakistan.

We are associated with many Green Ship Recycling yards in India. These yards have been awarded Statement of Compliance (SOC) confirming to Honk Kong International Convention 2009 (HKC) by RINA Class for safe and environment friendly ship recycling. There is continuous improvement in infrastructure and practices to achieve better results.

We also deal in ferrous scrap (HMS, shredded, blue steel, turning, low nickel alloy etc) and non-ferrous scrap (copper, aluminum, brass, lead, zinc, SS, mixed metal). We purchase only from recognized sources or where we have physical presence at the time of loading.

We export Propeller scrap from recycled ships to the manufactures of new ship propellers and marine castings in Europe and Asia. We also have large domestic market of Indian alloy manufacturers. Our factory come warehouse in India is spread over 100,000 sq feet for handling and processing of scrap and ship propellers.

The Timber division trades in logs and sawn timber of hardwood, softwood and teakwood. We are increasing the proportion of harvested and plantation timber in our portfolio.



Priya Blue Industries are the pioneers of Green Ship Recycling in the Indian Sub-Continent being one of the first recipients of the Statement of Compliance towards the Hong Kong Convention from Class NK.

With its 6000 Sq. Meters fully concretized Front yard, a 120 Meters wide shoreline and a massive 60,000 Sq. Meters Back yard with state of the art permanent labor quarters, there is no other ship recycling company in India which can match or even come close to sheer size and volume of business carried on by Priya Blue.

Best Oasis Limited, Hong Kong is the 100% wholly owned subsidiary of Priya Blue Industries and is one of the top 3 cash buyers in the world.

We are proud to say that Priya Blue and Best Oasis are the only one in the Industry to receive the Guinness World Record Certificate for recycling the largest ship ever built i.e. Jahre Viking / Knock Nevis about 84,000 tons light weight.

Some of our achievements include recycling of SS Norway / SS France which was the longest passenger liner containing the highest amount of asbestos and recycled under strict compliance of the guidelines set by the Supreme Court of India in 2007 and Exxon Valdez.

Having traded about 800 Ships since inception and along with its team of highly experienced and trained technical personnel, financial professionals, and consultants, Best Oasis thrives in keeping the deals confidential, hassle free and without any re-negotiations which further eases the ship owner’s sales process.


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Established in 1992 in the USA, GMS is the world’s largest and first ISO 9001 certified buyer of ships and offshore assets. The Group’s services span a broad range of specializations, including oil rig and OSV decommissioning as well as conventional ship recycling. Since its inception, GMS has successfully negotiated about 3,000 vessels representing about 100 million DWT and today the company handles around 35% of the total industry.

Committed to leading Corporate Social Responsibility and pioneering a sustainable approach to responsible ship recycling, GMS invests in the improvement of health, safety and environmental standards at the recycling yards in Alang, India and Bangladesh. In addition, GMS is a strong advocate for responsible ship recycling, making significant investments in the education of Shipowners, Media and the yards through conferences, events, interviews and newsletters in an effort to raise awareness about the social importance of ship recycling at certified yards that have obtained SOC with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC).

GMS services include risk mitigation on behalf of its shipowner clients by underwriting market fluctuations. The company also negotiates more vessels on an “as it where is” basis than any other buyer, providing a full end-to-end service.

GMS has grown exponentially to become a global company and provides support to its growing customer base through a unique network of offices and representatives in New York, Cumberland, Hamburg, Athens, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo whilst maintaining exclusive agents in all major ship recycling locations.

For further information, visit: www.gmsinc.net or follow us on Twitter @GMS_USA

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Leela Group is one of the most respected and prominent business houses in the State of Gujarat in India, with diverse business interests, including the recycling of ships.

Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd. was established in 2008, solely to promote green ship recycling in India. Since its inception, under the guidance of its CMD Mr. Komalkant Sharma, Leela Ship Recycling Management has been working by the principle of “Safety first, Production next”.

The company is pioneering in green ship recycling in India as it has been implementing green ship recycling practices well before the Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships was introduced in 2009. Leela Group’s unique and innovative initiatives in safe & environment friendly ship recycling has made itself a benchmark in the ship recycling arena globally. Noteworthy, Leela was the first accredited ISO 30000:2009 certified company in Alang, to receive “A” grade.

Furthermore, Leela Group has obtained Statements of Compliance (SOC) with the Hong Kong Convention (HKC) for two of its yards: Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd. Yard No 2 and Sarvag Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd. Yard No 84-D by ClassNK and RINA class societies, respectively and both are in the process of receiving certification as SA 8000 (Social Accountability) certified yards. Leela Ship Recycling Pvt Ltd, Plot no 2, is one of the first yards in Alang, India to receive a SOC with HKC from ClassNK. The two yards have successfully received the European Union Ship Recycling Regulation (EUSRR) certificate in compliance with the European standards, verified by the Indian Registry of Shipping (IRCLASS) and the Italian Class (RINA).

Leela Group has been supporting a variety of CSR programs related to worker safety, training and environmental best practices and is the only recycling yard to become finalist at two prestigious award categories, the Corporate Social Responsibility and the Environmental Protection at the “9th Sea Trade Maritime Awards Asia, 2016”.



A-Gas is an international group of companies specialising in the complete lifecycle management of Fluorocarbon Gases that are commonly used in A/C, Refrigeration and Fire Protection systems. Founded in 1993 in the United Kingdom A-Gas has grown Internationally to help customers meet their worldwide environmental regulatory commitments as designated by the Montreal + Kyoto Protocols and other local legislation. A-Gas has its main operational bases in Bristol UK, Houston USA, Melbourne Australia, Cape Town South Africa and has numerous mobile operators outside of these main locations.

A-Gas Rapid RecoveryTM offers a safe, environmentally responsible and cost effective recovery / reclamation solution for global warming and ozone depleting gases found in a number of Marine /Maritime, Cooling and Fire Protection systems. A-Gas Rapid Recovery offers mobile gas testing facilities backed up with state-of-the art gas chromatography analysis facilities at all main operating centres which can be utilised during refurbishment or at the end of life of the ship.

As part of our commitment to supporting complete lifecycle management, we recover and reclaim the maximum amount of product when equipment reaches the end of its life. Our vertically integrated range of services stops unnecessary emissions to the atmosphere as well as lowering the overall demand to manufacture new replacement product.

A-Gas is committed to upholding the highest international Operational, Environmental and Health and Safety standards, as such we are accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and operate to AHRI 700 standards.


Shree Ram Group and NKD Maritime Limited have been the forerunners of Green recycling at Alang India over the last decade.

The Group has 2 NK Class SOC approved Yards with a third under audit as well as 2 RINA certified yards.

They along with their cash buying partner NKD Maritime Limited based in the UK have worked closely with all for the leading

Shipping and offshore companies seeking green recycling in India and have built a reputation for their excellent performance.




Baijnath Melaram
has been in the Ship Recycling Industry for almost 5 Decades. It started off recycling vessels using Hammer and Chisel in Mumbai. Today, managed and run by the 4th Generation, it has successfully recycled more than 300 Vessels including 2 submarines. Constant improvements to achieve productive efficiency without harming the environment, has enabled the family run business to be competitive.

Baijnath Melaram’s Core Values includes Honesty, Excellence, Leading Change, and Respect. The company is on the verge of obtaining Statement of Compliance (SOC) from Class NK. Furthermore, ISO Certifications (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001, and ISO 30000) have been provided by Indian Registry of Shipping (IR CLASS). Next, it aims to achieve European Union Ship Recycling Regulations (EUSRR) Certificate.

To achieve EUSRR, the company has successfully installed an Offshore Crane, with a capacity of 150 Metric Tons, in the middle of the sea. This enables the company to lift any part of the vessel directly from the ship to the Impermeable Floor without dropping any blocks in the Intertidal Zone. Baijnath Melaram is the only company to have installed a crane that can reach the Aft of any vessel.

Baijnath Melaram believes in Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Vessels. It aspires to become the Best Green Ship Recycling Facility in Alang.

For Further Information, Visit: www.baijnathmelaram.in



Mission          Developing World-Class Maritime Leaders!

Vision              Emerging as a leading maritime education, training and research facilities provider in the shipping world through continuous innovation and endeavours.

Bangladesh Marine Academy is a full-governmental maritime educational institution managed by the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of Bangladesh. It offers courses of all levels of sea-services from Pre-Sea Cadet Training up to Master Mariners & Marine Chief Engineers.

Established in 1962, it provided Pre-Sea Cadet Training courses in Nautical Science & Marine Engineering disciplines. Since 2010, the Academy expanded its course areas for all levels of Maritime Education up to Master Mariner & Marine Chief Engineers. Door has been opened for Female Cadets in 2012. It also commenced research & maritime consultancy for national & international organisations.

BMA is one of the 14 Branches of World Maritime University at Malmö in Sweden that is established and managed by IMO – a specialized agency of UN. Academy meets the requirements of the IMO STCW Convention; as recognition to this compliance, Bangladesh enjoys a coveted status in the IMO’s White List.

With the Mission of ‘Developing World-Class Maritime Leaders’, the Academy offers highest levels of maritime education, leadership and research for young boys and girls to become global maritime professionals.



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.

At W I R A N A the belief is – Work Is Religion – Aspire N Achieve


20 Collyer Quay, , #09-02, Tung Centre, Singapore 049319 Tel +65 6227 0115, Fax +65 6224 5704 Email: wirana@wirana.com.sg

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Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is a part of Wilhelmsen Maritime Services, a Wilh. Wilhelmsen Group company. WSM is one of the world’s largest third party ship manager with a portfolio of more than 400 vessels and 10,500 active seafarers. WSM provides technical and crew management services for various vessel segments; LNG/LPG, Ro-Ro and PCC/PCTC vessels, FPSO/FSO, Container, Cruise, Bulk, Seismic and Offshore.

WSM manages from five offices worldwide and a crewing network of 20 manning offices in 12 countries. Other key services include dry docking services, lay-up services, new building supervision, Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) and green ship recycling.



Lucky Group is a group consisting of various business units in the steel sector.

  • Environmentally sound yet efficient Ship recycling facilities
  • Processing & Trading of different types of Metals (Ferrous & Non-Ferrous)
  • Re-Rolling mills which produce iron bars
  • Oil Re-refinery which refines waste oil from ships and other places.

The Group entered the Ship recycling industry as early as the mid 1980’s and has been the group’s core business since.  We at Lucky Group believe in a vertical integrated system. The process starts with the recycling of ships into various components including steel, used oil, stainless steel, propeller scrap etc. Steel is taken in by the group’s Steel re-rolling plants as a raw material to produce CTD bars and used oil is refined at our refineries into various by-products.

Furthermore, The group has received the Statement of Compliance (SOC) from ClassNk towards Hong Kong Compliance for one of their recycling facility, while the other facility is under process for SOC from ClassNK. Other ISO certifications (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001 and ISO 30000) have been provided by Bureau Veritas (BV). The Group is in line to apply for the European Union Ship Recycling Regulations (EUSRR) Certificate.

Lucky Group believes in doing their bit for the society be it in the form of workers safety or their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) where they also run a school for girls. The Aim of this school is to bring a cultural change amongst the families who live below the poverty line by educating the girls who would further go and educate their family (as mothers) in the long run. The School currently has a strength of 1100 girls since its inception six years back.

Together, with its state-of-the art recycling facilities, trained personnel and an environmental friendly yet efficient approach towards recycling and their corporate social responsibilities, the group aspires to lead from the front in all aspects.


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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Kaiji Press

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You can also request for ‘Photo on Demand’ for any particular machinery from any ships at Alang Ship Recycling Yards. Our CLASSIFIED section is for registered members for posting classifieds. Get access to Ship Recyclers and Machinery Traders directory. Receive Weekly Newsletters.



The European Demolition Association, EDA, was founded in 1978 and is the European platform for national demolition associations, demolition contractors and suppliers.
Every year, EDA organizes several activities to gather demolition industry stakeholders from all over Europe. The most important one is the Annual Convention, a meeting that includes a technical part with presentations about key topics and optional leisure activities.
For 2017, EDA organizes a trade fair, “DDR EXPO 2017”, that will bring together professionals from three different industries: demolition, decontamination and recycling.
EDA represents thousands of companies, through its national associations and direct memberships.




The European takes its readers on a thought provoking and objective tour of Business, Political, geo political and cultural initiatives. Readers are provided with the key to success, portraits of achievement, expert advice, and the analysis they need to make sense of the changes that are occurring within the world’s economical and political landscape.

The European gathers its news and opinion from leading sources and looks to contributing authors to share their experience in providing cutting-edge thought leadership and commentary at the most senior level. C-Suite executives and directors of many of the worlds leading companies comprise the primary audience for The European. It is thanks to this readership that the publication is so valued among the investment community.


International Sea magazine «Shipping»

International Sea magazine «Shipping»

International Sea magazine «Shipping». Specialized periodical edition which covers issues of Ukrainian and Worldwide shipping, shipbuilding, logistics, sea and river ports activities.
The magazine has been published since 1993. Its readership includes business top managers, representatives of the maritime companies, sea authorities and transport department’s leaders. The «Shipping» is spread among sea business professional figures of Black Sea countries, Baltic, Mediterranean, Caspian regions, Middle East and Far East, and also at international transport forums.
«Shipping» magazine is an open international platform for companies positioning and making new business relations. It’s the best choice in information sphere of today’s sea industry.



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