Ship and rig recycling

  • Ship and rig recycling


    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:

  • Shipping Offshore Ship and rig recycling


    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.