Show simple item record Kulasekara, GK 2014-07-11T11:40:02Z 2014-07-11T11:40:02Z 2014-07-11
dc.description.abstract Government of Sri Lanka needs more feasible business projects to develop the country economy. There should be the projects which are creating more job opportunities and utilising more unused resources. Nowadays, steel related industries are getting a more important part in the economy sector. Large amount of steel (0.3million tons) are being used for construction and fabrication work. Presently iron and steel requirement are important to the country. Scrap steel can be used as a raw material for iron and steel manufacturing. 1/3 of steel requirement is generated by re-cycling work. Ship breaking industry is a most important industry for scrap re-cycling work which is used by some developing countries to meet their steel requirement. After considering lot of criteria it has been found that the Hambantota is the most suitable place for the ship breaking industry. Infrastructure, suitable beaches and other facilities are also available near Hambantota. Annual production of the ship breaking yard depends on the capacity of the tools and equipment of the yard and the capital investment of the project. The capacity of the project evaluated in the report and according to the capacity 18,000 tones of steel can be generated annually and the return on investment is less than 5 years. The ship breaking industry is a feasible and most economical project which creates more then 150 job opportunities which is most important for the country. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Feasibility study for ship breaking yard en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems Engineering en_US
dc.identifier.department Mechanical Engineering en_US 2007
dc.identifier.accno 89461 en_US

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