Consultation outcome

Ship recycling: authorising UK facilities to work on EU flagged ships

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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We received one response to this consultation.

The Ship Recycling Facilities Regulations were laid in Parliament on 3 March 2014 to come into force from 26 March 2014.

Original consultation


Seeking views on changes that UK facilities need to make to be authorised to carry out recycling activities on EU flagged ships.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about proposals to change how UK ship recycling facilities are regulated to work on EU flagged ships. The new requirements are detailed in the EU ship recycling regulation (1257/2013). Proposed changes include:

  • identifying the competent authorities in the UK
  • how these authorities will permit and authorise work
  • what changes ship recycling facilities in the UK will need to make to comply with the regulations
  • how ship recycling facilities can apply to be included on the European List of authorised facilities
Published 10 December 2014
Last updated 3 March 2015 + show all updates
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