||The Royal Institution of Naval Architects
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The present compendium contains all technical articles that have been introduced by various reporters during the International Conference held by RINA in 2005. Among important topics covered there are important Regulatory Matters, i.e. National and International Regulations as well as various relevant Industry Guidelines and Voluntary Codes of Practice, The Implementation and Safety Issues relating to the Green Passport, and putting necessary procedures into Practice, The Standard Contract for Ship Recycling; Ship Recycling in different countries - economic and environmental aspects, Assessment of the Future Demolition of Ships Utilizing Artificial Intelligence; HSE matters in Shipbreaking, Facilities for Safer Ship Dismantling, and many more. This publication starts with the first section addressing the applicable regulatory matters and guidelines. Apart from the general introduction, it addresses both mandatory and voluntary provisions together with their application and further enforcement, describes the reporting system being considered within IMO, touches the matters of buying and selling, provides the basic information on the Basel Convention including the issues relating to the applicability of this Convention to vessels.