TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India

Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards — By on February 6, 2018 at 4:55 PM

From left: Capt Malcolm Parrott is pictured with executives of the Patsloke Group Mr Karan Chhabra, Mr Milind Koltey and Mr K Srinivas Patnaik (MD & CEO of TMG Asia and Patsloke Marine) at the Assam Advantage summit

The Government of Assam has invited The Maritime Group (International) to provide water taxis on the Brahmaputra, at Guwahati in India.

They signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) during the Advantage Assam Global Investor Summit 2018 on February 3 and 4 at Guwahati.

Government dignitaries and global business delegates attended the summit which was inaugurated by the Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi.

One of the key focus sectors of the Global Investor Summit (GIS) was water taxi operations.

Captain Malcolm W Parrott, Executive Vice President of the Maritime Group (International) (TMG), who also attended and addressed the summit, signed the MOU on behalf of the group with the Government of Assam to operate water taxis on the river Brahmaputra.

Capt. Malcolm Parrott is pictured left with the Director of Inland Water Transport Mr. Bharat Bhushan Dev Chaudhary (right) signing the MOU

Capt Parrott said: “This is a very exciting development and will open up TMG to the whole of the sub-continent of India.”

Patsloke Marine, a part of TMG (Asia) will deliver-PATSLOKE I, an eight-seater passenger boat, for use between the south and north Banks of the Brahmaputra at Guwahati.

Mr K Srinivas Patnaik, Managing Director of The Maritime Group (Asia) Pte Ltd and founder and Chief Executive of the Patsloke Groupe, also entered into an MOU with the Government of Assam to develop a training facility in conjunction with the Ministry of Skill and Development to train local youth in various sectors of the maritime industry.

Mr K Srinivas Patnaik said: “It is a landmark achievement for the Group.

“I am very enthusiastic and keen to explore and scale up the operations to other parts of India.”

TMG is ISO 9001 Quality Management System accredited and headquartered in Seattle, USA with offices in London, Singapore and Honolulu.

Mr. K Srinivas Patnaik (MD & CEO of TMG Asia) is pictured with Shri Anand Prakash Tiwari (Director of Assam Skill Development Mission) signing the MOU

Visit www.the-maritime-group.com for more details or contact TMG (Asia) at The Maritime Groupe (Asia) Pte Ltd., 3 Shentonway, #07-04 Shenton House, Singapore 068805.

Call +65 62387036 and mobiles +65 97210775 and +65 96577877 or email Patnaik@the-maritime-group.com

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