Ship Recycling: A Handbook for Mariners provides a deep insight into the ship recycling industry, the people involved, the technology involved and the environmental as well as health concerns arising out of the industry practice. It is also a reference book for mariners, on the statistics, analysis, methodology of the ship recycling industry with special emphasis on the effect it has on national economy, revenues generated, employment potentials and the effect of contrasting regulation across international boundaries. The intervention of environmental groups, NGOs who voice their concerns are also mentioned. The impact of national and international bodies regulating the ship as a commodity makes the book a referee point and text material for all maritime interests.
Purnendu Mishra.: Mercantile Marine Department Ministry of Surface Transport, Chennai - 600001 Anjan Mukherjee.: 2702, Glen Heights, Hiranandani Gardens Powai, Mumbai - 400076
Foreword / Acknowledgment / List of Figures / List of Tables / Abbreviations / Introduction / An Introduction to the Ship Recycling Industry / Shipbreaking Process / The Recycling Majors / Stake Holders / Future of Demolition Markets / Mathematical Modeling / Factors Affecting Asset Value / Ship Breakers / Best Practices / Workers and Ship Breaking / Occupational Health and Safety in Shipbreaking / Regulatory Bodies / Case Study / ANNEXURES: I - Industry Code of Practice on Ship Recycling - August 2001 / II - Guidelines for the Development of the Ship Recycling Plan / III - Ship Breaking - The Breakers Perspective / IV - US Naval Vessels - Lessons Learnt Review (A Report of the Environment Agency) / V - The Clemenceau and the Blue Lady / Index.