publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2017

Improving the Competitiveness of Green Ship Recycling

Jain, K.P.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 08 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Delft University of Technology
Abstract
The end of life of a ship is determined by its owner on the basis of various commercial and technical factors. Once decided to scrap a ship, almost all end-of-life (EOL) ships are sold to recycling yards for dismantling; except for a few which are converted into museums, hotels, storage, and artificial reefs. As the decision is a commercial one, the selection of a yard is predominantly based on the offer price, which depends on the location of the yard and the recycling process employed.<br/><br/>Amongst major recycling centres, generally the yards located in the Indian subcontinent offer more than the Chinese yards, and Turkish yards offer the lowest of the thr...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ship recycling, design-for-recycling, Material Flow Analysis, economic analysis, Ship breaking, Waste management
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publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2017

Improving the Competitiveness of Green Ship Recycling

Jain, K.P.;