Posts Tagged ‘India’

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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
21-Dec-2018 GCPTCL JETTY MAINTENANCE Dahej, India SHORE PROTECTION WORKS AT SUNGEI PANDAN Singapore GCPTCL Jetty maintenance Friday, December 21, 2018, Dahej, India Gujarat Chemical Port Terminal Company Limited (GCPTCL) have advised that maintenance will be carried out on the jetty at their Dahej terminal...
December 21st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Dec-2018 ACCEPTANCE OF VESSELS Paradip, India CARGO VESSEL GROUNDED AT NORTHERN ENTRANCE Bosphorus, Turkey Acceptance of vessels Wednesday, December 19, 2018, Paradip, India Vessels will be allowed into Paradip Port Limits only after the vessel’s profile (VESPRO) is approved through the Port Community...
December 19th, 2018 | Canals, Groundings, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

India must regain investor trust

India must regain investor trust
… Second RBI chief quits amid autonomy clash with government By Meghnad Desai in London Tuesday 11 December 2018 Urjit Patel’s resignation as governor of the Reserve Bank of India echoes what his predecessor, Raghuram Rajan, did a little more than two years ago. India’s government is...
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Africa must accelerate market reforms, Interference at the Reserve Bank of India

Africa must accelerate market reforms, Interference at the Reserve Bank of India
. Commentary: Africa must accelerate market reforms By George Asante in Johannesburg For Africa to grow, it needs a broad, all-inclusive financial market that facilitates investment. Policy-makers must pursue accelerated reforms to the continent’s financial markets, principally because these can...
December 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 28 OCTOBER-10 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 28 October-10 November 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Angie Hartmann elected at WISTA’s ExCo

Angie Hartmann elected at WISTA’s  ExCo
WISTA’s ExCo on a l to r basis with Sanjam Gupta, Diane Edwards, Rachel Lawton,  Naa Densua Aryeetey, Jeanne Grasso and WISTA International president Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou – missing is Katerina Stathopoulou Angie Hartmann  is elected for WISTA International’s ExCo and Sanjam...
October 26th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with announcement of this year’s winner

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with  announcement of this year’s winner
(l to r) Thomas Sim, Chairman of FIATA’s ABVT Group; Award Winner Louis Perring, Hemisphere Freight (UK); Michael Yarwood of Sponsor, TT Club; Huxiang Zhao, immediate past President, FIATA The FIATA award programme, exclusively sponsored by freight insurance specialist TT Club, was completed with the...
October 1st, 2018 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
28-Sep-2018 BERTHING TO BE SUSPENDED FOR INSTALLATION WORK Pirpau, India ANCHORAGE CLOSURE AHEAD OF STRONG WINDS Port Kembla, Australia Berthing to be suspended for installation work Friday, September 28, 2018, Pirpau, India Pirpau Port Authorities have informed that installation work of loading arms...
September 28th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

North P&I Club encourages UAE & India membership to prepare early for changes to the shipping landscape

North P&I Club encourages UAE & India membership to prepare early for changes to the shipping landscape
North P&I Middle East & India Team: Mark Church, Paul Watson, Savraj Mehta, Simon MacLeod, Alvin Forster, Sanchit Dutta and Graham Anderson September 26, 2018 – Around 80 members of the maritime industry from the Middle East and India attended a seminar yesterday hosted by leading global...
September 26th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Aug-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 5-18 AUGUST 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 5-18 August 2018 Saturday, August 4, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Aug (Mon) – August Bank Holiday (Ireland, Scotland) 9 Aug (Thu) – Singapore National Day 9...
August 4th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

India office of Margetis Maritime Consulting

India office of Margetis Maritime Consulting
MARGETIS MARITIME CONSULTING is delighted to announce the establishment of our office in INDIA Based in Mumbai (West part of India), the office will be headed by Capt. Vishwanath Mayekar and Capt. Mandar Sherlekar, both Master Mariners, with extensive experience and expertise in Oil Tankers, as well...
June 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Consulting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Mar-2018 IMPORT OF HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS Cochin, India Import of hazardous chemicals Monday, March 26, 2018, Cochin, India As per the [“Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989”], an Occupier undertaking any industrial activity involving hazardous chemicals, as defined...
March 26th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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

TMG wins contract to operate water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India
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...
February 6th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Jan-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 JANUARY-3 FEBRUARY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 January-3 February 2018 Saturday, January 20, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 25 Jan (Thu) – Revolution Day (Egypt) 26 Jan (Fri)...
January 20th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Jan-2018 RESTRICTED BERTH AVAILABILITY AT MATTANCHERRY WHARF, COCHIN Cochin, India WEATHER HALTS OPERATIONS AT JEDDAH PORT Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Restricted Berth Availability at Mattancherry Wharf, Cochin Monday, January 8, 2018, Cochin, India Cochin Port Trust has advised...
January 8th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

British Safety Council opens office in India to help save lives

British Safety Council opens office in India to help save lives
Launching the British Safety Council’s office in Mumbai – from left to right – Lynda Armstrong, Chair of the British Safety Council; Hemant Sethi, Country Manager, British Safety Council, India; Antony Selvaraj, Chairman & Managing Director of NIST; Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the...
November 20th, 2017 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety | Read More

FUGRO commences renewed ONGC survey contract offshore India

FUGRO commences renewed ONGC survey contract offshore India
Fugro has commenced integrated survey work offshore India for the country’s multinational oil and gas company ONGC, under a three-year contract valued at approximately US$ 7.7 million. The contract, awarded to Fugro for the third consecutive time, calls for engineering surveys in field developments...
October 31st, 2017 | Energy | Read More

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels

Danelec Marine to Supply VDRs to Indian Government Vessels
New Deal Sees Danelec Partner Installing 18 Units Through 2019 (Birkeroed, Denmark – Oct. 25, 2017) – (Marine NewsWire) Maritime technology company Danelec Marine announced today a new partnership with the government of India. The deal, struck by a Danelec local distributor, is the first Indian...
October 25th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine

Atlantic Container Line steaming for sunshine
… Grimaldi Group’s subsidiary ACL illegally exports toxic waste to South Asia, while authorities are inert Read the release in Italian Brussels, 11 October 2017 – During the summer, the Swedish-flagged ATLANTIC CARTIER and ATLANTIC CONVEYOR, the two last G3 vessels operated by the...
October 11th, 2017 | Ship Demolitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Oct-2017 FIRE IN TANK AT OIL TERMINAL Mumbai, India Fire in tank at oil terminal Sunday, October 8, 2017, Mumbai, India Vessel traffic in Mumbai Port continues to be disrupted following a fire started by a lightning strike out in a tank at Jawahar Dweep oil terminal on...
October 8th, 2017 | Emissions, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Oil Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Sep-2017 PORT CHANNEL WIDENING PROJECT RECEIVES STATE APPROVAL Townsville, Australia SUNKEN VESSEL REMOVED FROM SHIPPING CHANNEL Cochin, India WAIVER OF COMPLIANCE WITH NAVIGATION LAWS United States Port channel widening project receives State approval Friday, September 29,...
September 29th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More