News item 9 April 2019
Global Maritime Summit 2-5 April 2019 Turkey
Together with Soner Sari from ISIKSAN Ship Recycling in Turkey, the Director of ISRA Reinoud Pijpers, held a presentation at this summit.
Soner Sari giving his presentation
Mr Sari showed the audience what sound and safe recycling means in the daily practice on his ship recycling yard. He elaborated in depth on the process of ship recycling.
ISIKSAN has one of the largest dismantling areas of 35.000 square yards and double partial long beach in the Aliaga Breaking District. They have a high breaking capacity of 120.000 tons of steel annually.
He elaborated a number of policy goals, amongst them:
Reinoud Pijpers giving his presentation
Reinoud Pijpers (Director ISRA) explained to the audience that Turkey is an important ship recycling state. He congratulated Turkey with the ratification of the Hong Kong Convention. He stipulated the active role of Turkey in the past by preparing international regulation. He referred to the fact that various Turkeys yards were involved in the founding of ISRA and that the chairmanship of this organization is yet in the hands of Adem Simsek. Mr Pijpers referred to the place of Turkeys yards on the EU-list. (ISIKSAN is now the third). There are 6 applications from Turkey pending for the EU-list.
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