SHIP DEMOLITION

Après l’affaire du porte-avions Clemenceau, Robin des Bois a voulu y voir clair dans le monde de la démolition et du recyclage des vieux navires de commerce et militaires en fin de vie. A cet effet, un bulletin trimestriel d’information et d’analyses a été mis en chantier et lancé en 2006. Chaque numéro de « A la casse », « Shipbreaking » en version anglaise, est un tour du monde des meilleures techniques disponibles et beaucoup plus nombreuses des pires techniques disponibles. Un gros succès éditorial épluché par les spécialistes du monde entier.

The International Shipbreaking Show in the Covid-19 gale

10 Jun 2021

The International Shipbreaking Show in the Covid-19 gale

“Shipbreaking” # 62
double issue, October-November-December 2020-January-February-March 2021
122 pages, 112 sources, 381 photos

“Shipbreaking” is an unexpected and privileged observatory to analyze the trends of the global business and to identify its shortcomings.

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“Shipbreaking” #61, the International Shipbreaking Show

17 Nov 2020

“Shipbreaking” #61, the International Shipbreaking Show

Issue # 61 of “Shipbreaking” (pdf – 12,8 Mo)
the unique panorama on the end of life of ships and the tricks of globalization.
71 pages, 240 photos, 95 sources

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“Shipbreaking” #60, the International Shipbreaking Show

4 Aug 2020

“Shipbreaking” #60, the International Shipbreaking Show

“Shipbreaking” # 60 (pdf – 9.4 Mo)
Bulletin of information and analysis on ship demolition
April, May, June 2020

– The banks are booby-trapped. They’re lending money to ship owners. They think they are protected by a multi-million dollar first mortgage taken out on the ships and sometimes it goes bad. A bank in Hong Kong discovered this by reading “Shipbreaking” # 58, among other things. Ongoing investigation… See p.2.

– The FLOC of the VLOC ex VLCC. The uninitiated will understand what it means by following the crossword in ” Shipbreaking”, p. 5. It’s not safe to convert an oil tanker into an ore carrier.

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(Français) Ubu, commandant du Rio Tagus

8 Jul 2020

(Français) Ubu, commandant du Rio Tagus

Only in French.

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Nauseas

24 Jun 2020

Nauseas

Trash ships
With one hand, the European Union bans them from its ports because they are dangers publics, with the other one it allows them to be in the trade over and over again in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Black Sea, the Maghreb or faraway seas. Among the facilitators of this tragic double game for crews and damaging to the environment are 7 classification societies based in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and the United Kingdom (1).

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“Shipbreaking” #59

29 May 2020

The bulletin n°59 could only be special. Robin des Bois tracked derelict and slave ships that prowled the Mediterranean and Black Sea and slipped through the meshes of the surveillance nets. They should urgently be scrapped, but they continue against all odds carrying anything from hashish and explosives to live meat (p. 2-46). In some respects, they benefit by the collusion of the European Union since many of them have as classification societies opportunistic companies established in Greece and Cyprus and acting on behalf of safe and prestigious flags such as those of Togo and Moldavia.

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(Français) Covid-19 : un léopard se confine dans un ex-tanker français

5 May 2020

(Français) Covid-19 : un léopard se confine dans un ex-tanker français

Only in French.

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(Français) Le cimetière de bateaux de Bizerte

28 Feb 2020

(Français) Le cimetière de bateaux de Bizerte

Only in French.

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“Shipbreaking” #58, the International Shipbreaking Show

24 Feb 2020

“Shipbreaking” #58 (pdf – 12.3 Mo)
+ 2019 overview
72 pages – 114 sources – 223 illustrations

– Flash sale of Bramco 1 on the Chinese judicial auction platform. Large capital gain for buyers. Bramco 1 ends up in Bangladesh. p 15

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“Shipbreaking” #57, the International Shipbreaking Show

27 Nov 2019

“Shipbreaking” # 57 (pdf – 14 Mo)
Bulletin of information and analysis on ship demolition
from July 1 to September 30, 2019

Move carefully along the dark side of ship scrapping.

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