Legal Update: Turkey Requires Ship Recycling Plan under the Hong Kong Convention
The UK Club has received the following update from Turkish lawyers, ErsoyBilgehan, regarding ship recycling plans under the Hong Kong convention.
"It has been announced by declaration published in the Official Gazette on 26 October 2018 that Turkey has opted to require the submission for approval of a Ship Recycling Plan before a ship may be recycled in Turkey’s authorized Ship Recycling Facilities"
Members are directed to the full newsletter from Turkish lawyers, ErsoyBilgehan, for additional information.
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