South Goa to get maritime cluster

Aiming to tap the state’s potential as a shipbuilding hub, the government has planned to set up a maritime cluster in South Goa which will support the local blue economy comprising of private shipyards and small marine units. Disclosing the construction of a cluster “soon”, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the government has already.

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Cochin Shipyard gets Rs. 3,000 crore contract from Indian Navy

Cochin Shipyard on Friday said it has won a contract worth over Rs. 3,000 crore for making indigenous aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy. The contract covers the operational and harbour acceptance trials of various equipment and systems installed onboard and also the sea trials of the carrier. “Cochin Shipyard Ltd signed the Phase-III contract.

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Panel issues norms for ship-breaking at Azhikkal

The Kerala State Human Rights Commission has ordered that permission be obtained from the port administrators and the District Collector before breaking ships at the unit of the Steel Industries Kerala Limited (SILK), at Azhikkal. The commission also directed the company to get the required permission from the Pollution Control Board and Mining and Geology.

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