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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
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Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
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Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
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Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036
Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036


Crowne Plaza London Kensington
100 Cromwell Road
London, SW7 4ER United Kingdom

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+44 087 1942 9022
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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.

Emilien Gasc, Directorate-General For Environment, European Commission

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, Executive DirectorDanish 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

Arjen Uytendaal, DirectorISRA

Hari Narayan, Partner, United Maritime Law Chambers

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

Hitesh Vyas, Green Recycling CoordinatorWirana Shipping Corporation


Rakesh Bhargava, DirectorSea Sentinels Pte Ltd

Komalkant Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD)Leela Ship Recycling Pvt Ltd

Vidyadhar Vasudeo Rane, Vice Chair, IndustriALL Shipbuilding ShipIndustriALL Global Union

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: [email protected]

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.



The Leela Group with business interest in multiple sectors established Ship Recycling division in the year 2003 by name of Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd. with core intension of implementing Sustainable Ship Recycling in Alang.

From one yard ‘Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd.” Yard No. 2, Alang (ClassNK HKC SOC & EUSRR). The Leela Group has acquired two more yards, Sarvag Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd. Yard No. 84-D ( RINA HKC SOC & EUSRR) & Ganpatrai Jaigopal Ship Breakers Pvt. Ltd. Yard No.  35. ( ClassNK HKC SOC in progress).

Leela Group strictly follows internationally standards of Safety, Health, Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility & has been awarded many national and international organizations.

All Leela Group Yards are ISO & OHSAS certified by IACS certification agencies. The Group has recycled highest number of offshore assets in India.

The Group has recently ventured into hospitality business by opening Hotel “EFCEE Sarovar Portico” A 4 Star premium hotel in Bhavnagar.





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



Bansal Group is a leading corporation in Bhavnagar having presence across various industries like Ship Demolition, Manufacturing of Industrial Oxygen Gas, Real Estates, Trading in Minerals, Ferrous and Non Ferrous Scrap, Old and Used Ship Machineries and Tools.

The ship demolition enterprises in Alang are operating under the names of Bansal Ship Breakers Private Limited (Plot No. 25) and Gupta Steel (Ship Breakers) (Plot No.39) established by Mr. Kapoor Chand Bansal, active today with 35 years of work experience in ship demolition witnessing Alang evolve with its set of challenges and opportunities.  The group processes up to 100,000 tons of re-rollable steel per year.

In consultation with RINA, Bansal Ship Breakers Pvt. Ltd and Gupta Steel (Ship Breakers) were further updated and prepared for fulfilment of Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, and successfully received Statement of Compliance in February 2017.

The facilities are awarded ISO 9001, 14001, 30000 and OHSAS 18001 certification by a leading assessment, verification and certification body Bureau Veritas.

The Bansals’ are constantly integrating more sustainable ways of working, thus determined for continuous improvement of standards, systems, programs, safety performance, management leadership, employees’ awareness, knowledge, commitment and involvement, currently under consultation with Class NK Consulting Services for receiving Statement of Compliance as a firm engaged in ship recycling in accordance with IMO Resolution MEPC 210(63)- 2012.



Sea Sentinels Pte Ltd is a company incorporated in Singapore.

Our mission is:

  • To deliver a broad spectrum of high quality, reliable and innovative services to the Maritime Industry.

Our Main Services are:

  • Performing Inventories of Hazardous Materials on sea-going & off-shore vessels, done by our experts who have vast experience in this field.
  • Advising on & overseeing the recycling of vessels at selected yards to ensure that the activity is done in a safe & environmentally sound manner.
  • Advising on & arranging the safe lay-up of ships & offshore vessels.
  • Performing detailed & educative audits on ships (including independent navigation audits) by persons with long & recognized experience
  • Providing practical and motivational training to mariners to meet the demanding standards expected by Oil Majors and other discerning bodies.
  • Performing expert independent marine accident investigations and offering solutions for best corrective and preventive actions.
  • Providing top notch documentation to companies seeking to start up, or to upgrade their safety management systems.
  • Offering smart solutions to companies looking to ease operational burdens on ship and shore staff.



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: [email protected]

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Recycling International is written for the global recycling industries by skilled journalists. It also features contributions from highly-qualified players within the recycling industry itself.
Our specialist journalists travel the globe to bring you all the latest information of vital importance to your own business or recycling related organisation. Published 10 times a year, Recycling International is recognized by industry leaders as the main reference tool for latest information about the world’s recycling industry. Since its launch in the 1990s, it has gained a strong following and is read by an estimated 33 000 recycling professionals active across 6500 companies in more than 120 countries.




Sailor Today is a monthly international shipping magazine published from Mumbai, India. Sailor Today (since 1991) is committed to journalism of integrity and providing accurate information to the shipping community and to give the Seafarer a voice.

Sailor Today is dedicated to seafarers and directed towards Shipping, Ship Management, Ship building, Ship repairs, Ship Chandelling, Ports, Chartering, Surveying, Maritime Equipment and Maritime Training Institute, Ship-owners and managers, Shipbuilders and repairers and Marine equipment manufacturers.

Sailor Today enjoys a readership of over 55,000 worldwide – with distribution in India, U.S.A, U.K, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.



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The international business magazine JURA MOPE SEA published in English, Chinese, Russian, and Lithuanian languages, is well known in the international market and to the transport, logistics specialists, leaders of transport business and politicians of the Eurasian region since 1999. The magazine is published 6 times per year with the circulation of 4-8 thousand paper copies. Each issue is distributed in several international transport and logistics events in Europe and Asia, Airports in Lithuania, DFDS Seaways ferries and in other places. All the publications of the magazine can be found on the website www.jura.lt and www.coscc.ebizchina.net
Our readers are the leaders and managers of transport business, politicians, diplomats, scientists, students, analysts of maritime and transport business in more than 150 countries worldwide. JŪRA MOPE  SEA is published by the private company Juru Informacijos Centras (The Center of Marine Information Ltd)


Sailings Group

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To get ahead and stay ahead, you need easy-to-read and accurate information that works and that is what Sailings provides. We are confident you will find everything in Sailings to meet your transportation and logistics needs. As always, we welcome your comments.


Project Cargo Network PCN

Project Cargo Network (PCN) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world’s top project cargo specialists. Our Members handle the transportation of oversized and heavy items or shipments that consist of complex components that must be disassembled, shipped and then re-assembled.  They offer project cargo management for engineering, procurement and construction companies servicing energy, mining, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, infrastructure and other sectors. Our fast-growing organisation currently comprises of 130+ heavy lift specialists in 70+ countries.

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Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 and offers Restricted Representation, which means membership will only be offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers innovative membership benefits including a useful Smartphone Service.



Freightbook is a fast growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1000+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. Each company can provide comprehensive logistics solutions through their experienced staff who have an in-depth understanding of their local market. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Get A Quote form. Our simple but effective system enables you to obtain advice and pricing from all registered freight agents in the country of origin, thus providing a variety of options. Alternatively, please search our database and contact companies directly http://www.freightbook.net/


Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 120+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.



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Hellenic Shipping News

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide provides news on shipping and maritime trade, as well as shipbuilding, ports, marine insurance, shipping law, freights and commodities, energy-oil and of course stock markets and the global economy. This makes it a “one-stop-shop” for everybody interested in shipping and all aspects affecting its course. Furthermore, a free daily newsletter with the most important news is delivered to thousands of listed recipients from more than 165 countries worldwide.



PortNews is the leading Russian media resource providing sea and river transport news. «Steering in information waves».




Alang INFO is a place to access most of the information about Ships coming to Alang Ship Recycling Yards, India. We provide Ship’s Engine Room and Deck Machinery details with all photographs of the machinery, parts and equipment.
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UAE Ports & Shipping Directory

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World Freight Network, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 270+ independent freight forwarders in 124 countries. Based in London, UK, WFN exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. WFN recruits strong, high calibre forwarders, dedicated to providing an excellent service. Upon joining WFN, forwarders are introduced to an international group of proficient, vetted partners all sharing one goal: to increase business volumes. WFN has achieved a truly global presence and its Members have the local expertise necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the world’s top importers and exporters. www.worldfreightnetwork.com

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