Vessel Recycling on the Great Lakes

Marine Recycling Corporation (MRC) is the world’s first ISO 14001 Certified ship recycling company, and over the past 50 years has successfully recycled over 100 vessels on the Great Lakes. Proud of this achievement, MRC and its expert staff strive to serve the maritime community with excellent recycling and consulting services in the Great Lakes, rivers and coastal regions of Canada.

MRC specializes in marine salvage/wreck removal, complete end-of-life marine vessel decommissioning and recycling, all vessel conversion types (afloat and in dry dock), vessel re-powerings, great lakes towing preparation, marine and industrial demolition, emergency response, sectional dismantling, marine/shore construction and shore protection.

The teams at MRC are well experienced in maintaining stability of vessels, vessels mooring and security, hot work aboard marine vessels and ashore, fall arrest and prevention, confined space entry/rescue, high-angle rescue, first aid/CPR, snorkel/scissor lift operation, compressed gases safety, heavy equipment operation and certified scuba diving. MRC also has certified in-house teammates in asbestos abatement (both worker and supervisory level), mould abatement, sampling of designated substances, clearance air testing, PCB identification and removal, CFC identification and removal, fuel/oil/sludge/oily water cleanup and recycling, general vessel remediation, transportation of dangerous goods and disposal services.

As a truly green decommissioning and recycling program, MRC strives to recycle and reuse 100% of every vessel, from nautical artifacts to the elemental mercury found in ballast gauges. The average MRC project boasts greater than 97% recovery or recycling, including the recycling and refining of oil sludges and contaminated petroleum wastes.

MRC maintains an aggressive scrap metal brokerage and sales business, to supply several Canadian steel mills and metal foundries, with the highest quality ferrous and non-ferrous metal feedstock.

Call MRC today and let our 50 years of experience work for you!

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MRC - Port Colborne, ON (Headquarters)
3A Lake Road
Port Colborne, ON L3K 1A2

Local: (905) 834-0227
Toll Free: 1-888-WE-REDUCE
Fax: (905) 834-2295

MRC - Edwardsville, NS (Sydport Docks)
20 Marine Drive
Edwardsville, NS B2A 4Y9

Local: (902) 577-1856

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