About the book
Ship Recycling: A Handbook for Mariners provides a deep insight into the ship recycling industry, the people involved, the technology involved and the environmental as well as health concerns arising out of the industry practice. It is also a reference book for mariners, on the statistics, analysis, methodology of the ship recycling industry with special emphasis on the effect it has on national economy, revenues generated, employment potentials and the effect of contrasting regulation across international boundaries. The intervention of environmental groups, NGOs who voice their concerns are also mentioned. The impact of national and international bodies regulating the ship as a commodity makes the book a referee point and text material for all maritime interests.