Shipping Minister flags off all women officers’ sailing

Minister of State Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday flagged off the first “All Women Officers’ Sailing” on MT Swarna Krishna from Jawaharlal Nehru Port. MT Swarna Krishna is a product carrier of Shipping Corporation of India Limited (SCI), informed the ministry. According to a press statement issued by the Ministry of Ports,.

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Straits Orient Lines acquires two container vessels

Straits Orient Lines Singapore, part of Transworld Group Singapore, is adding two ships to take its fleet to 12 ships. The company has just taken delivery of the 1,200 teu Sol Promise, the biggest and youngest ship in the firm’s history. Another 700 teu ship is set to join the fleet later this month, according to.

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Foresight Group eyeing Shipping Corporation of India for its LNG business

In a bid to help strengthen the country’s gas infrastructure, London-based shipping firm Foresight Group is eyeing Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), to make it a leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier in the world. “With India having set target to increase its gas contribution in the energy basket, we see SCI playing a major role due to its.

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G E Shipping contracts to buy secondhand bulk carrier

Great Eastern Shipping Company (G E Shipping) has signed a contract to buy a secondhand Supramax Bulk Carrier of about 56,103 deadweight tonnage (dwt). The 2013 Japanese built vessel is expected to join the company’s fleet in Q1 FY22. Excluding this vessel, the company’s current fleet stands at 46 vessels, comprising 32 tankers (9 crude.

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Indian regulators put carriers on notice for defying terminal levy rule

Container carriers active in trades out of India have fallen into the crosshairs of local regulators for acting in defiance of a January 2020 order permitting cargo interests to settle terminal handling charges (THC) directly with terminal operators. The issue particularly concerns import shipments routed through the direct port delivery (DPD) program, a fast-track mode.

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Under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, Indian seafarers will be recruited in shipping line companies: Mandaviya

Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya expressed pleasure over international shipping line companies’ desire to recruit Indian seafarers. These companies will also open a seafarers training institute in India under the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. Speaking to ANI, Union Minister Mandaviya said: “Today under the ‘Maritime India Summit 2021’, a.

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India has always focused on developing ties with friendly countries: Mandaviya

India has always focused on developing bilateral and mutual trade, economic and security ties with friendly countries and maritime passage in the region and beyond, Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday. Addressing the ministerial session of the virtual Maritime India Summit, 2021, the minister said, “The government is.

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