The Green Seas podcast travelled virtually to Singapore for a discussion on the ship demolition sector after new global rules on safely and environmentally friendly recycling vessels became law.

We hear from Mohammed Zahirul Islam, managing director of PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries; cash buyer GMS chief executive Anil Sharma; Hapag-Lloyd regulatory affairs director Wolfram Guntermann; Kumiko Iwasa, chair of the recycling committee at the Japanese Shipowners’ Association; Anette Ronnov, chief sustainability officer at Wallenius Wilhelmsen; Jesselynn Lai, head of public affairs for South East Asia and Oceania at AP Moller-Maersk; and Sotiris Raptis, secretary-general of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations.