Damen Shipyards Launches Pilot Project For Circular Shipbreaking

Damen Shipyards Launches Pilot Project For Circular Shipbreaking
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Damen Shipyards has launched a pioneering pilot project to transform ship dismantling into a circular economy model compliant with EU rules.

The effort comprises the sustainable dismantling of a small tug at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam’s Botlek location, paving the way for similar green practices to be applied commercially, even for larger vessels.

The 15.4-meter-long tug Jan, built in 1927, is scheduled for disassembly at the Botlek site.

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