GMS welcomes Gujarat ship recyclers compliance

GMS has welcomed news that two ship recycling yards in Alang , India have been issued Statements of Compliance (SoC) by the Japanese and IACS member classification society, ClassNK.

This confirms that the yards – Kalthia and Priya Blue Industries – comply with the technical standards of Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships. Both facilities are located in Alang, Gujarat, India, and are the first ship recyclers in South Asia to gain such recognition. Read more

SSA’s massive 30th anniversary celebration, graced by DPM, Mr. Teo Chee Hean

Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) commemorated its 30th Anniversary this evening at the Sands Grand Ballroom, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, with a mass birthday celebration involving over 2100 guests cutting 210 birthday cakes simultaneously. Read more

Global shipping industry is delivering real CO2 reductions

In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in December, the global shipping industry, as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has launched some key messages to government negotiators, explaining the impressive progress the industry is making to reduce its carbon footprint. Read more