GGepil operates, maintains and develops treatment facilities on behalf of Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) for facilitating the collection, transport, treatment and disposal of hazardous and municipal solid waste that is generated from the ship dismantling yard, situated at Alang-Sosiya Ship Breaking Yard. GGepil provides expert services to sellers and buyers of ships destined for dismantling inclusive of safe removal of asbestos materials, recycling and recovering resources as well as detailed assessment of ships with respect to hazardous waste for getting beaching permission.
Ships with Asbestos need to be recycled with far more caution
Continuous exposure to asbestos can cause problems not just to the marine life forms but also to the people aboard the ship. Asbestos has been banned from being used in ships from the past three decades. But the ships in which asbestos had been used initially need to be recycled
Green Ship Recycling
With the rise in awareness towards maritime environment, there have been several changes in the process of ship breaking, which have given rise to a new term – GREEN SHIP RECYCLING
GEPIL is having the following facilities for the ship breaking industry at the facility