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DG of Shipping notified as National Authority for Ships Recycling


  • The Central govt has notified the Directorate General of Shipping as the National Authority for Recycling of Ships. 
  • The DG Shipping has been designated as the apex authority for the ship recycling industry of India under Section 3 of the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019. 
  •  The office of the National Authority of Ship Recycling will be set up in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • It will also be the final authority for the various approvals required by the ship-recycling yard owners and state govt.