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Policy recommendations

Below relevant international and Chinese national legislations and recommendations related to ship recycling are listed:

International conventions or recommendations:

  1. Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, 1989
  2.  International Labour Organization. Safety and health in shipbreaking: Guidelines for Asian countries and Turkey, 2003
  3.  The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009

Chinese regulations or recommendations (they can be downloaded on the Chinese project website):

  1.  China’s regulations for the prevention and control of Marine environmental pollution caused by ships and related activities
  2.  Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the ship emergency preparedness and emergency disposal
  3.  China’s emergency prevention and response on Marine environmental pollution caused by ships
  4.  Environmental Management Regulation of the People’s Republic of China on the prevention and control of marine environmental pollution by vessels
  5.  The implementation guidelines of China for cleaning environmental pollutions caused by ships
  6.  The Green Shiprecycling General Rules of China
  7.  China’s environmental management requirements for importing of end-of-life ships
  8.  Guidance for sustainable shiprecycling development of China
  9.  Environmental regulation for preventing pollution from shiprecycling
  10.  Guidance lists of industrial structure adjusted (version 2013)
  11.  Standard: WB 1002-1995 Hot-rerolled steel bars made of used ship plates
  12.  Standard: WBT 1003-1995 Hot-rerolled flats made of used ship plates
  13.  Standard: WBT 1004-1995 Hot-rerolled equal-leg angle steel made of used ship plates
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