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Lok Sabha passed the Recycling of Ships Bill 2019

Lok Sabha passed the Recycling of Ships Bill 2019

Lok Sabha on 3rd December 2019 passed the Recycling of Ships Bill 2019. The bill was passed after the Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) Mansukh L. Mandaviya assured the House that it would pave the way for streamlining the already existing ship breaking industry and also help the country obtain eco-friendly steel.

Key Points:

  • Minister also assured the House that all safety measures would be stringently followed as per the Hong Kong Convention.
  • The House considered the bill moved by the MoS Shipping (Independent Charge) Mansukh L. Mandaviya.
  • The bill aims to provide for the regulation of recycling of ships by setting certain standards and laying down the statutory mechanism for enforcement of such standards. India accounts for 30% of the ship breaking industry in the world.
  • It is a labour-intensive industry; the bill aims at regulating the industry so that it complies with the convention.

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