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SHIPREC 2013 – Internatio​nal Conference on Ship Recycling

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Call for Papers

Due 25 January Abstracts should be 500-700 words, in English, and submitted to shiprec2013@wmu.se. Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings. For more information click here.


International Conference on Ship Recycling 7-9 April
World Maritime University Malmö, Sweden Recycling is undoubtedly the most environmentally friendly way to dispose of ships at the end of their operational lives. Nearly all of the materials on board can be recycled, reused, or refurbished. Ship recycling is faced with numerous challenges and there is growing public awareness of the associated environmental, safety, and health hazards. The issue calls for continued scrutiny and debate.

International and non-governmental organizations, governments, shipowners, shipyards, classification societies, universities, and research institutes are among the many entities anticipated to participate in the Conference. SHIPREC 2013 will afford the opportunity to share knowledge and information and exchange innovative ideas and solutions.
For more information click here.


TBC Cleopatra Doumbia Henry – Director of International Labour Standards Department ILO Stefan Micallef – Director of Marine Environment Division IMO Nikos Mikelis, Ph.D. – Former Head of Shiprecycling Section IMO TBC Achim Steiner, Ph.D. – Executive Director UNEP Hirofumi Takano  – Class NK Claude Wohrer, Ph.D. – Chairman of IMO Working Group on Ship Recycling
And more….click here for the conference program.


Representatives from the major ship recycling countries will be participating in the event which will address:
Industry Overview International Roles EU Response Role of NGOs Hazardous Materials Cradle to Grave New Innovations
Click here for the conference program.

Visiting Address: Citadellsvägen 29 Mailing Address: PO Box 500, SE, 20124 Malmö, Sweden
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