UNDERLYING PROBLEMS OF SHIP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES IN BANGLADESH AND WAY FORWARD

Authors

  • N. M. Golam Zakaria Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • K. A. Hossain Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jme.v42i1.15932

Keywords:

Ship recycling, ship dismantling, safety, safety hazards, environmental hazards

Abstract

Ship recycling has been playing as a catalyst role for the economy of Bangladesh by supporting steelindustry, shipbuilding industry and other industries and it has also been generating huge employments for thecountry. But, existing problems of this industry in terms of safety, health and environmental issues bringnegative image for the country sometimes. This paper is aimed to identify the underlying problems of shiprecycling industry at first and then analyze the nature of the problems to make it helpful overcoming theobstacles. A brief overview has been given focusing recent development of this sector. A guideline has been putforward to overcome all these problems in order to hold a strong position in the world ship recycling.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jme.v42i1.15932

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract
862
PDF
1664

Downloads

Published

2013-07-29

How to Cite

Zakaria, N. M. G., & Hossain, K. A. (2013). UNDERLYING PROBLEMS OF SHIP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES IN BANGLADESH AND WAY FORWARD. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 42(1), 21–28. https://doi.org/10.3329/jme.v42i1.15932

Issue

Section

Articles