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Recycling of Ships




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A Joint Working Group on ship scrapping established by IMO, the International Labour Organization and the Conference of Parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal concluded its first meeting at IMO headquarters in February 2005. The Group agreed a list of the main items that are being considered . This includes the possible development of mandatory requirements, a reporting system for ships destined for recycling, the development of a "single list" of potentially hazardous materials on board, the issue of the abandonment of ships on land or in port, the promotion of the implementation of the Guidelines on ship scrapping and technical co-operation.

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