The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 (the Hong Kong Convention), was adopted at a diplomatic conference held in Hong Kong, China, from 11 to 15 May 2009, which was attended by delegates from 63 countries. Documents from the diplomatic conference are retrievable using the document symbol SR/CONF in the IMO document repository IMODOCS (registration required). Read more about IMO's work in Ship Recycling here
IMO RESOLUTIONS (GUIDELINES)
IMO works with its sister agencies dealing with all major issues surrounding ship recycling, to ensure the safety, sustainable and environmentally sound practices in ship recycling.