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Ship recycling

dismantling ships

Studies

LIFE project

Recent and ongoing research projects (DG Research):

    • SHIPDISMANTL Cost-effective and environmentally sound dismantling of obsolete vessels. The project was funded with 1.5m € under the 6th European Research Framework Programme (FP6).

    • SHIPMATES Shiprepair to maintain transport which is environmentally sustainable. The project was funded with 2.150.000 € under the 6th European Research Framework Programme (FP6).

    • DIVEST Dismantling of Vessels with Enhanced Safety and Technology. Project foreseen under the 7th European Research Framework Programme (FP7).
  • Work of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) on ship recycling: