National Maritime Day in India is celebrated every April 5 to promote safe and environmentally sound intercontinental commerce. This day also focuses on defending and preserving the maritime zone of India.
The ship-breaking industry of India is up for a major boom as shippers are procuring 230-240 ships. Indian shipbreakers will be acquiring ships with a combined tonnage of 1.9 million light displacement tonnage (LDT).
Chabahar, a landlocked land that acts as a gateway for Afghanistan and Central Asia is in dire need of infrastructural projects like those on the Chabahar port.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister invited the world to come to India and be a part of India’s growth trajectory.
India is gearing up to supply covid vaccines to other countries as the country has become one of the strongholds of manufacturing the vaccines.
‘Ramayan Cruise Tour’ on the Saryu river in Ayodhya will be launched soon. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways today chaired a review meeting for the implementation of cruise service.
In pursuance of ‘Make in India’ policy of the Government of India, the Ministry of Shipping has reviewed the ROFR (Right of First Refusal) licensing conditions for chartering of vessels/Ships through a tender process for all types of requirements.
During its maiden voyage, a vessel with a capacity of 200 TEU and 3000 MT of breakbulk cargo will sail from Tuticorin to Kochi, from where it will proceed to Kulhudhuffushi port in North Maldives and then to Male port.
To reap the benefit for vast employment opportunities in maritime sector and with a view to certify their skill sets, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed digitally between Ministry of Shipping and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship today.