Here are the places where those boats are going to die:
- Alang (Hindia): Hundreds of ships have been dismantled every year in this ship cemetery for decades.
- Nouadhibou (Mauritania): this is the largest decaying ship cemetery in the world. In particular, 126 ships have been abandoned here.
-Chittagong (Bangladesh): This location stands out for its economic importance to the local population, as around 150,000 people depend on it.
-New York (USA): It currently has 100 ships on the west coast of Staten Island, but, in the past, more than 400 ships have been counted.
-Vladivostok (Russia): More than 40 warships from the Russian Pacific fleet have been on the coast of this Russian city since the 1970s
-Montevideo (Uruguay): About 50 ships have been abandoned for years in a former port in the capital of Uruguay, which worries local authorities.
-Aral Sea (between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan): Due to the disappearance of water, many boats are stranded at the bottom of the Aralkum Desert.
The current market for tankers is essentially in the hands of the shipowners and their decisions on how to develop their fleets in the future, raises an article by McQuilling Partner that, to reach that consensus, analyzed different scenarios of supply of tankers with the market of the VLCCs for reference.