Modern ship breaking or Green Ship recycling is by definition a process of ship recycling from traditional ship-breaking practices on beaches to accident-free recycling yards through an environmentally friendly activity contributing to sustainable development by reducing pressure on the quality and quantity of natural resources. We are able to arrange green recycling for our clients complying with Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 and European convention.

AMETHEUS represents cash buyers and ship breaking yards in key locations such as Alang, Chittagong, Gadani and Turkey. We offer one stop services with best market rates and able to buy vessel on “As is where is” as well as delivery to scrap yard basis.

Our team can arrange demolition of all types of vessels irrespective of their type and sizes. Our crewing team provides well experienced crew and officers to complete one stop solution to vessels heading on their final voyages for demolition from any location across the world.

We have built an international network enabling us to provide our customers the best possible services and deals.


  • LOCATION: Arabian Sea, Gulf of Khambhat. Northernly to Mumbai, West Coast, India. (B.A. Chart: Alang 1486, Ports on WCI 3460)
  • CO-ORDINATES: Lat 21 Deg. – 39.5 North / Long. 72 Deg. – 24.5 East
  • ANCHORING POSITION: 4.5 miles North North-East off Piram Island Light House
  • PLOTS IN OPERATION AT PRESENT: 131 including 7 plots for VLCCs
  • Alang in Gujarat is at the heart of the ship recycling industry in the Asian sub-continent.
  • There are 153 yards out of which 70 are green ship recycling yards certified under HKC (Hong Kong Convention) compliance by different classification bodies such as: Class NK, Rina Class, IR Class – Indian Register of Shipping.
  • Yards at Alang are consistently improving to meet higher standards of green ship recycling.
  • Yards at Alang have a sea front of 30, 45, 60, 80 or 120 meters.