The consignment is composed of about 9,000 metric tons of rice, 50 metric tons of milk powder, and more than 25 metric tons of drugs as well as other kinds of pharmaceutical supplies.
In a recent strategic move, the Road Transport Ministry, the Railway Ministry, and the Border Road Organization (BRO) are planning the country’s first-ever underwater road-cum-rail tunnels, at a cost of about Rs 7,000 crore, across the Brahmaputra River in Assam.
Global wheat prices hit a 6% record on Monday after India decided on restricting overseas sales of wheat, exacerbating a food crisis. The world had been depending on India for alleviating wheat supplies crimped by the war in Ukraine.
The Cochin Shipyard, or the CSL, will build the first indigenous hydrogen fuel-cell vessel to achieve targets of green shipping.
India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp, better known as ONGC, has been grappling to get hold of a vessel for shipping 700,000 barrels loaded with crude oil from the Far East to Russia.
Sarbananda Sonowal, the country’s union minister for ports, shipping, and waterways, mentioned on Thursday that cruise traffic in India will be able to grow 10 times over the next decade.
APSEZ through its subsidiary, TAHSL, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of a 100% stake in OSL, India’s leading third-party marine services provider. Key activities carried out by the company include towage, pilotage, and dredging.
The sixth and last of the French, Scorpène-class submarines dubbed Vagsheer, was introduced into the water at Mumbai’s Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL).
The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (PSW) achieved a new landmark on Tuesday with the motor vessel dubbed (MV) Ram Prasad Bismil. It secured its position as the longest vessel to sail on river Brahmaputra.