One of the large and important market for recycling. The recycling of ships is done at Karachi / Gadani.
- Pakistan has about 35 ship recycling yards.
- Currently none of the yards have any green certification. However, about 15 yards are in the process to obtain the same.
- They prefer tankers to all other types of vessels – the bigger the better.
- Recycles about 125 vessels annually.
- They practice beaching methods.