One of the large and important market for recycling. The recycling of ships is done at Chittagong.
- Chittagong has about 55 ship recycling yards.
- About 50 yards have ISO 9000, 14000 and OHSAS 18000 certification.
- They prefer tankers to all other types of vessels – the bigger the better.
- Recycles about 100-200 vessels annually.
- They practice beaching methods.