DG Shipping is designated as apex authority
“Central Government notified the Director General of Shipping as National Authority for Recycling of Ships under section 3 of the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019,” the Ministry of Shipping said in a statement.
The government has notified Director General of Shipping as National Authority for Recycling of Ships, an official statement said on Thursday.
DG Shipping is designated as apex authority under the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019 for the ship recycling industry of India and the office of the national authority will be set up in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
As an apex body, DG Shipping is authorised to administer, supervise and monitor all activities relating to ship recycling.
DG Shipping will look after the sustainable development of the ship recycling industry, monitoring the compliance with environment-friendly norms and ..