Posts Tagged ‘India’

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector

A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector
A sustainable global ship-recycling industry requires the efforts of both the EU and the European shipping sector ECSA releases report of fact-finding mission to India’s ship-recycling facilities The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has released a report of its fact-finding...
May 7th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) secures order for providing classification services for 54 vessels/crafts of the Border Security Force (BSF) of India

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) secures order for providing classification services for 54 vessels/crafts of the Border Security Force (BSF) of India
Cdr. KK Dhawan (retd.), Head Defence of IRClass Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) secures order for providing classification services for 54 vessels/crafts of the Border Security Force (BSF) of India The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has secured an order for providing classification services...
May 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians

Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians
Esme Ward, Lord Desai and Sathnam Sanghera at the Nehru Centre. Remembering 100 years on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Indian civilians By James Brewer Passions continue to run high a century after one of the most notorious episodes of colonial rule in India. Members of an audience vented their emotions...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Exhibitions | Read More

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award

North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award
Amitabh Kumar, Director General of Shipping, Govt of India, presenting award to Captain Savraj Mehta, Chief Underwriting Officer, North P&I Club North P&I Club’s Captain Savraj Mehta honoured with Indian National Maritime Day Award 8 April 2019 – India’s National Maritime Day Celebrations...
April 8th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Awards, P and I Clubs | Read More

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections

Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections
Time for a new European green bank, Spotlight on the Indian elections Commentary: Time for a new European green bank By Denis MacShane in London In Paris, a group of economists and politicians, including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage...
April 3rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Apr-2019 INSTALLATION OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER IN SELAT SENGKIR Singapore ESTABLISHMENT OF RESTRICTED AREA OFF CENTRAL AND WESTERN DISTRICT PROMENADE Hong Kong GARBAGE REMOVAL AT PORT RECEPTION FACILITY Visakhapatnam (Vizag), India Installation of floating sea barrier in Selat Sengkir Monday, April...
April 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Mar-2019 NAVAL FIRING PRACTICE Mumbai, India PORTS’ STATUS AFTER PASSAGE OF CYCLONE VERONICA Dampier/Port Walcott/Barrow Island/Varanus Island/Cape Preston/Onslow/Port Hedland, Australia Naval firing practice Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Mumbai, India The Navy will be conducting firing practice from...
March 26th, 2019 | Military, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 March 2019 Saturday, March 16, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland 21 Mar (Sun) – Holi (India) 21 Mar (Sun) – Nauryz...
March 16th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan

Abandoned Indian Seafarer Family Statement on behalf of Captain Swaminathan
8 March 2019 “I just want him home. I want his safety and I want him back” Mumbai, India. Human Rights at Sea today publishes the first of a series of follow-up family focused case studies for those Indian seafarers still abandoned, some reportedly for over 33 months, offshore the UAE. With a headline… The...
March 11th, 2019 | Charity, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security | Read More

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal

GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal
Marshall Islands-flagged LNG carrier ‘LNG/C Golar Snow’ GAC India handles first tanker at new LNG terminal  India, 11 March 2019  – GAC has handled the first tanker to berth at the newly constructed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal inside Kamarajar Port, Ennore in Chennai, India. The Marshall...
March 11th, 2019 | Bunkering, LNG | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 March 2019 Saturday, March 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Mar (Mon) – Clean Monday (Greece & Cyprus) 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

The BDI@658: Capes spoil the broth

The BDI@658: Capes spoil the broth
John Faraclas The BDI@658: Capes spoil the broth The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up seven points earlier on today but the Capes’ fall spoiled an otherwise good day… Geopolitics still to watch given the fast developments all over Planet Ocean on many issues… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
February 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@651… Losing steam

The BDI@651… Losing steam
John Faraclas The BDI@651… Losing steam The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched two points and seems that it’s losing steam; Geopolitics in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: It seems that we are having a Dry Market stagnation and hope same will change as the Capes did the damage yet again… With...
February 27th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…

Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment…
Captain Nishant Kumar on an offshore project. Flying the flag for seafarer training and recruitment: Capt Nishant Kumar of Anglo-Eastern and the Blue MBA Class of 2019 Capt Nishant Kumar is an advocate of ‘balance’ in two key areas of the maritime sector. He urges a balanced approach to the onset...
February 26th, 2019 | Academia, Featured, Insight, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Person Profiles | Read More

GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A Frigates

GE to Supply LM2500 Gas Turbine Auxiliary Equipment for Indian Navy’s P17A Frigates
Shown is an Indian Navy P17 frigate.  BENGALURU, INDIA (February 20, 2019) – GE Marine will provide gas turbine auxiliary equipment for the LM2500 engines that will power the Indian Navy’s new P17A frigates. This contract is with India-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) and Garden...
February 20th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port

GAC named Top Steamer Agent at Krishnapatnam Port
Nagaraja Sekhar, Assistant Manager, Shipping Services, GAC Krishnapatnam (left), receives the award from Sri S Faheem Ahmed, Principal Commissioner, Customs Commissionerate (Preventive), VijayawadaBehind from left: R. Muthuraj, Indian Trade Service, Development Commissioner, Sri City SEZ, Andhra Pradesh,...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) strengthens footprints in India with two new offices in Paradip and Guwahati

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) strengthens footprints in India with two new offices in Paradip and Guwahati
Mr Bhardwaj, Head of Operations for IRClass The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading classification society, has opened two new offices in India – one located in Paradip, a major maritime port town on the east coast of India, and another in Guwahati, the largest city in northeast Indian...
February 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

Election muddies India’s outlook, Rise of central bank gold demand

Election muddies India’s outlook, Rise of central bank gold demand
..  Commentary: Election muddies India’s outlook By Prakash Sakpal in Singapore Conditions are becoming murky in the lead up to India’s general election in May. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity is falling, and the losses of his BJP in state assembly and other by-elections...
February 5th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Feb-2019 C&D CANAL RESTRICTIONS DUE TO ICE Delaware Bay, United States DRAFT RECOMMENDATION ISSUED AT THE PORT OF NEW ORLEANS New Orleans, United States VICTORIA INTERNATIONAL CONTAINER TERMINAL TO INCREASE INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGE Victoria, Australia GCPTL JETTY MAINTENANCE Dahej, India WEATHER...
February 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Another Dutch ship owner faces huge fine for having beached a vessel

Another Dutch ship owner faces huge fine for having beached a vessel
Ingvild Jenssen Brussels, 20 January 2019 – Dutch ship owner Holland Maas Scheepvaart Beheer II BV has been fined 780.000 EUR and paid a settlement of 2.2 million EUR – totaling to a price tag of almost 3 million EUR – for having beached a ship for scrapping in India. In 2013, Holland...
January 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jan-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 JANUARY-2 FEBRUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 January-2 February 2019 Saturday, January 19, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Jan (Mon) – Thaipusam (Malaysia) 25 Jan (Fri) – 25th January Revolution...
January 19th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project
IRClass personnel signing the MOU with the Government of Assam The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and the Government of Assam, a key state in India’s north-east, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter...
January 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors

Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors
Alka Kapoor, a leading promoter of Punjab tourism. Punjab beckons anew a rich mix of visitors  By James Brewer Alexander the Great took his conquering armies as far as what is now Punjab, in an invasion that changed the fate of India as a whole. His ruthless foray into the region finds echoes to this...
January 10th, 2019 | Insight, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Jan-2019 DRAFT REVISION Visakhapatnam, India INCREASE IN MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE DRAFT V.O. Chidambaranar Port, India Draft revision Wednesday, January 2, 2019, Visakhapatnam, India Visakhapatnam Port Trust has advised that the permissible draft at West Quay (WQ-1, WQ-2 & WQ-3 berths) has been revised...
January 2nd, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
26-Dec-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION SOUTHEAST OF SOKO ISLANDS Hong Kong NOTICE OF STRIKE Cochin, India Marine site investigation southeast of Soko Islands Wednesday, December 26, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 5 months, marine site investigation involving drilling of boreholes [is being] carried...
December 26th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More