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MARAD completes removal of obsolete ships from SBRF

AUGUST 6, 2017—The U.S. Maritime Administration Executive Director Joel Szabat joined federal, state and local officials and environmental groups recently to mark the completion of an agreement to remove 57 non-retention vessels

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Seven year old box ship heads for demolition

NOVEMBER 24, 2016 — The youngest ever containership has been sent for demolition by Rickmers Marine Trust. The vessel was India Rickmers, a seven year panamax boxship (4,250 TEU), delivered in 2009

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Ten-year old Panamax box ship sold for scrap

SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 — This will interest those who think that a return to a healthier container market will require ever-younger ships to be demolished: It’s starting to happen. According to the