Underlying problems of ship recycling industries in Bangladesh and way forward

  • N. M. Golam Zakaria Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka
  • Mir Tareque Ali Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka
  • Kh. Akhter Hossain Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka
Keywords: Ship recycling, ship dismantling, safety, safety hazards, environmental hazards

Abstract

Ship recycling in Bangladesh has been playing as a catalyst for the economy by supporting steel industry, shipbuilding industry and other industries and it has also been generating huge employments for the country. But, existing problems of this industry in terms of safety, health and environmental issues bring negative image for the country sometimes. This paper is aimed to identify the underlying problems of ship recycling industry and then analyze the nature of the problems to make it helpful overcoming the obstacles. A brief overview about strength, weakness, opportunity and threat of the industries in global perspective has been also discussed.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jname.v9i2.10515

Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 9(2012) 91-102

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Published
2012-12-19
How to Cite
Zakaria, N. M., Ali, M., & Hossain, K. (2012). Underlying problems of ship recycling industries in Bangladesh and way forward. Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 9(2), 91-102. https://doi.org/10.3329/jname.v9i2.10515
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