New waterways linking NE India, B”desh to start in 3 months

New waterways between Tripura and Bangladesh would start within three months and it would boost trade and numerous economic activities, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said on Friday. Deb said that a temporary jetty would be built at Sonamura in western Tripura within three months before starting the new waterways through Gomati river between.

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Bangladeshi Barge Sinks In Bengal River; None Injured

A Bangladeshi barge sank in a river in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district on Monday after hitting a submerged pontoon jetty that was damaged by Cyclone Amphan, officials of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) said. All the 12 crew members of the barge, ‘M V Prianka’, have been rescued by the local.

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KSINC records profit for the first time

The Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC), which incurred a ₹98-lakh loss in 2018-19, has for the first time since its inception, recorded a profit of ₹1 crore in 2019-20, Additional Chief Secretary Viswas Mehta, Chairman of the Corporation, said on Thursday. The public sector undertaking focusses on water transportation. The total revenue of.

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Inland vessel movement allowed on India B”desh Protocol route

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that movement of inland vessels is allowed on the India Bangladesh Protocol route amid the current lockdown situation. In an office memorandum, the Disaster Management Division of the MHA on Sunday said: “Operation of cross land border transportation of essential goods as well as export is already allowed.”.

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National waterways carry 73.64 million metric tonnes cargo in 2019-20

Inland Waterways Authority (IWAI) of India under the Ministry of Shipping announced that the National Waterways in the country has carried 73.64 million metric tonnes of cargo in the financial year of 2019-20. In March 2020, the ministry has announced that it will be seeking technical assistance grant of Rs 50 crore from the World.

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“Ro-Pax” ferry service launched between Mumbai and Mandwa

A roll on-roll off cum passenger ferry service, also called ‘Ropax’, between Mumbai and Mandwa near Alibaug, was launched on Sunday in the presence of Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya and Maharashtra port and maritime board officials. The launch ceremony was a low-key one due to state government restrictions on such mass.

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