EU ship recycling rules seem protectionist: BIMCO

BIMCO Secretary General and CEO Andrew Frew said the EU approved list of recycling facilities would not drive health and safety and environmental improvements in Asian yards without a pathway to inclusion on the list.

BIMCO is calling for a clearer pathway for Asian shipyards to be added to the EU approved list of recycling facilities, and for EU based recycling facilities to subject to inspections.

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