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Ship Recycling & Inventory of Hazardous Materials

Comprehensive vessel dismantling services to safeguard brand reputation

Every year, around 1,000 ships are sent for dismantling and recycling, often in dangerous, polluting conditions. The European Union Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) aims to limit the negative impacts of vessel dismantling, recycling and disposal, including hazardous materials.

Ship recycling must be carried out according to IMO and EU regulations. To assist shipowners with this process, BV Solutions M&O’ experts help prepare an Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM). Our onsite consultancy services ensure that requirements are met during ship recycling.

Our added-value

Our experts have a deep understanding of all mandatory regulations concerning hazardous materials and vessel dismantling

We help clients demonstrate commitment to protecting people and the environment through IMO and EU SRR compliance, minimizing reputational risks

Our PRAXIS IHM digital tool is a user-friendly application designed to help shipowners meet EU SRR requirements

IHM Development & Maintenance

IHM Development & Maintenance

The IHM identifies specific hazardous materials onboard ships that represent a potential risk to people or the environment, such as asbestos and ozone-depleting substances. BV Solutions M&O Hazmat experts can develop an IHM for existing ships and offshore assets using PRAXIS IHM software. With this tool, we can detail location and quantities of known hazardous materials, enabling shipowners to maintain their inventories during operation.

Ship Recycling Facility Plan

Ship Recycling Facility Plan development and review

Vessels flying the flag of an EU Member State must meet IMO requirements for safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships. They may only be recycled in facilities included on the European List. BV Solutions M&O provides support, advice and onsite consultancy to ship recycling facilities to help them comply with safety and environmental regulations

Ship Recycling

Monitoring and Management of Ship Recycling

NGOs have targeted high-profile shipping company brands to highlight poor safety and environmental practices. BV Solutions M&O provides tailor-made services to shipowners seeking to safeguard their reputation. Advising clients on where and how their vessels should be recycled, we can provide onsite monitoring of the entire ship recycling process.

50,000Existing vessels impacted by the regulation