Tripura transportation through Bangladeshi ports: Guv

Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais on Sunday said that the tough and challenging transportation in hilly Tripura and other northeastern states would be eased with the use of Bangladeshi ports and new waterway connectivity between Tripura and the neighbouring country. The Governor was speaking after unfurling the national flag at the ceremonial function on the 71st.

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Bengladesh PM orders better waterway links with Assam, Bhutan, Nepal

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday directed the shipping ministry to expanding communications with India’s north-eastern province of Assam as well as Bhutan and Nepal by waterways, planning minister MA Mannan said. The PM issued the directive while chairing a meeting of the executive committee of the national economic council at the planning commission. She.

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Cargo vessels set for Bangladesh

Bangladesh assistant high commissioner Tanvir Mansur on Wednesday flagged off the commercial cargo service from Dhubri river port on National Waterway 2 (the Brahmaputra), in an effort to push for transportation of goods through Indian waters to the neighbouring country. The cargo service marks a new milestone in the constant endeavour to promote economically, more.

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IWAI revises cargo handling target to 100 MT on national waterways by FY22

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has revised the cargo handling target to 100 million tonne (MT) on national waterways by 2021-22, as against its earlier estimation of 150 MT, an official said. The Centre declared 106 national waterways in 2016 in addition to the existing five, taking India’s total navigable inland waterways to.

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Rs 630cr loan for Assam ferry growth

The Assam waterways on Saturday received its first external funds as the World Bank approved a Rs 630 crore loan to help modernise the state’s passenger ferry services on the Brahmaputra and other rivers. Under the Assam inland water transport project, the infrastructure of passenger ferry services will be improved and the capacity of institutions.

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Now, barge owners seek fund from IWAI

With barges in the state totally devastated by the closure of iron ore mining industry, barge owners are seeking financial assistance from the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to make their vessels seaworthy again. Barge owners are asking the central agency for funds to repair their vessels, as local banks are no longer willing.

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Cochin Port Trust moves to resume Ro-Ro service

Cochin Port Trust has initiated steps to resume the suspended Ro-Ro service to carry container trailers between Willingdon Island and ICTT at Vallarpadam from next February, said the port’s traffic manager. He was responding to queries raised at the trade meet organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the exporting fraternity in.

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Gujarat: Ferry PM Modi rode for Ro-Ro launch is up for sale

Facing losses, Gujarat-based Ro-Ro ferry operator in the Gulf of Khambhat has put up for sale the vessel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode in October 2017 while inaugurating the Roll-on, Roll-off (Ro-Ro) ferry service between Bhavnagar’s Ghogha and Bharuch’s Dahej ports. The services of the vessel, Island Jade, and another vessel, Voyage Symphony, were suspended in.

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Need to explore waterways as alternate mode of transport: Lobo

Goa Ports Minister Michael Lobo has said there was a need to look at inland waterways as an alternate mode of transport in the coastal state. He also dismissed apprehensions that construction of jetties under the Centre’s Sagarmala project was to help transportation of coal in the state. “We don’t want to bring coal at.

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