Inland Waterways Authority inks pact with world”s largest gas carrier MOL

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on Thursday inked a pact with the world”s largest gas carrier MOL to facilitate transportation of LNG through Inland Waterways, the government said. MOL Group is World’s largest gas carrier company and will invest in the construction and operation of dedicated LPG barges under the Make-in-India initiative of the.

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PM Modi to inaugurate Ro-Pax water transport facility in Assam

To improve connectivity and water transportation in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a series of infrastructure projects in the state today, including the Ro-Pax vessel operations between Neamati-Majuli Island, North Guwahati-South Guwahati and Dhubri-Hatsingimari. PM Modi will unveil the 4 Ro-Pax ships via video conference. The inauguration is part of the launch of.

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Thiruvananthapuram-Chavakkad waterway ready for navigation

The waterway from Akkulam in Thiruvananthapuram to Chavakkad in Thrissur, which was recently dredged and made navigable, is ready for commissioning. This includes the 205-km Kollam-Kottapuram National Waterway-III, which is maintained by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). “A formal inauguration of the navigable water-body – which is part of the 620-km Kovalam-Bekal waterway, is.

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Remote controlled barge takes boxes from Zeebrugge to Antwerp

Yesterday saw the first sailing with a remote controlled vessel between the Belgian ports of Zeebrugge and Antwerp along the Westerschelde, one of the busiest rivers in the world. The automated vessel Deseo transports containers between the two ports, which are set to merge. The ship is supported by Seafar’s control centre on land. The aim is.

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Kerala CM launches first phase of 520 km-long waterway

Marking a new chapter in Kerala”s transport and tourism sector, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday launched the first phase of a 520-km-long national waterway. Vijayan inaugurated the 310 km first phase of the inland waterway, by travelling a 11 KM stretch from Veli to Kadinamkulam onboard a 24-seater solar-powered boat. The rejuvenated waterway is.

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PM commissioned two Ro-Ro vessels

By curtailing the 30-km road route to a 3.50-km waterway route, the two roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) vessels of the Inland Water Authority of India (IWAI), which will ferry container-laden lorries from Willingdon Island to Bolgatty Island, will augment connectivity between the two isles. This means: “convenience up, commerce up and capacity building up, while resulting.

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Commodity-based approach required while developing waterways transport: IWAI chairperson

A mandatory clause for the movement of certain commodities through waterways as a commodity-based approach will lead to a big boost to inland waterways, stated Amita Prasad, chairperson, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) at a virtual conference on ‘Eastern Waterway Grid for Regional Connectivity,’ organized by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of.

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