Ship and rig recycling
Court of Appeal upholds prison sentence for Norwegian shipowner in the "Harrier" recycling case
In its decision last week, Gulating Court of Appeal upheld Sunnhordaland District Court's conviction of a Norwegian shipowner for participating in an attempt to illegally export the barge carrier "Harrier" and the sentence handed to the shipowner of six months in prison.
Women in law series: Ina Lutchmiah
In celebration of the International Women's Day on March 8th we’ve asked some of our female lawyers from across our international offices what it’s like being a woman in law today. Read our fourth interview – this time with Ina Lutchmiah.
Ship and Rig Recycling
The sale and movement of vessels and drilling rigs for demolition and recycling is a highly regulated area, which engages a number of international rules including:
Recycling – where ships go to die
A ship’s life cycle ends with it being dismantled and recycled. Up to 95 % of a ship’s weight is made up of steel, which can be sold and reused. A modern recycling process, which also includes the recycling of other materials, can be very efficient and is a positive step towards a greener shipping industry.