Other documents – EU Policy


November 2012 – Carl Schlyter MEP’s DRAFT REPORT to the European Parliament ENVI Committee (Environment, Public Health and Food Safety) about the European Commission Proposal for a ship recycling regulation


23 March 2012 – European Commission proposal for a regulation on ship recycling
>> The Impact Assessment
>> The proposal for a European Council decision
>> The European Commission website on ship recycling
>> The European Commission website on waste shipments

8 February 2011 - European Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik’s speech at the launch of the Platform’s “BROKEN.” photo exhibition 

21 October 2009 – European Council conclusions on an EU Strategy for better ship dismantling

October 2009 - Milieu/COWI for DG Environment – Study in relation to options for new initiatives regarding dismantling of ships

26 March 2009 - European Parliament resolution on an EU strategy for better ship dismantling

19 November 2008 – European Commission Communication – An EU strategy for better ship dismantling

21 May 2008 – European Parliament resolution on EC’s “EU Green Paper on better ship dismantling”

22 May 2007 – Adoption by the European Commission of a Green Paper on better ship dismantling

14 June 2006 – Adoption of the Waste Shipment Regulation (WSR) – EC Regulation No 1013/2006
>> 2011 version with latest amendments
>> En français
>> En español

25 April 2006 – European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas’ speech - Solutions for the responsible recycling of ships

1 February 2005 – ECORYS – The Ship Recycling Fund: Financing environmentally sound scrapping and recycling of sea-going ships 

June 2004 – European Commission DG Energy and Transport – Oil Tanker Phase Out and the Ship Scrapping Industry: A study on the implications of the accelerated phase out scheme of single hull tankers proposed by the EU for the world ship scrapping and recycling industry