The recycling industry has changed dramatically over the last few years, and it has continually developed to be safe and green. For those wanting to do ship recycling in a sustainable and responsible manner, Guide Ship Consulting Services is on hand to provide the link between ship owners and ship recyclersto provide guidance through what can be a confusing and difficult process. We offer a wide range of services from creating Ship Recycling Plans, choosing suitable and compliant facilities to providing on-going supervision and auditing.

Our staff has inspected recycling facilities in all major recycling nations and we continuously monitor the availability of ship recyclingyards working according to international standards. You can trust us to safely guide you through the process of selling your ship for recycling to a green yard assisting you with the choice of broker or cash buyer and with the technical preparations of the vessel for the last voyage. We provide on-site supervision and ensure that the dismantling process is sound and documented.

The requirements of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation and the Hong Kong Convention require a ship-specific Ship Recycling Plan (SRP) to be developed by the Ship Recycling Facility. Guideship Consulting Services’ team of ship recycling, waste management and hazardous materials experts are on hand to assist in the preparation of the SRP.

In addition, we offer advice and guidance on the selection of suitable facilities, provide supervisory oversight during ship recycling activities and provide audit reports to owners. This demonstrates compliance and offers assurances that the ship is being recycled in a sustainable and responsible manner in line with the agreements entered into.

From the International Maritime Organization (IMO) side, as the “Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships” was adopted in May 2009, a series of new requirements focusing on Occupational Health and Safe and Environment of recycling industry had been introduced.

To enhance the green recycling capability of ship recycling yard, and to help ship owner to provide compliance evidence,Guideship Consulting Services provides a package resolution, including:
  • Hazardous materials inspection.
  • Consultancy service for recycling facilities to develop “Ship Recycling Plan”.
  • Supervisions during dismantling process.
  • Issuing Statement of Completion and reports according to supervision results.

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