Parliament passed the Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021, which aims to replace over 90-year-old Lighthouse Act 1927, to incorporate the global best practices, technological developments and India’s International obligations in the field of Marine Aids to Navigation.
The All-India Seafarer and General Workers Union raised allegations that China has at present imposed an unofficial ban on all the Indian seafarers.
Tourists in India and abroad will soon get a pleasant surprise with the old-world charm of lighthouses as attractive tourist hotspots. Moreover, the lighthouses will also get a world-class uplift due to their inclusion in India’s tourist attractions list.
The Indian government introduced a tender for the long-pending Rs 50000 crore project that aimed at constructing six next-generation conventional stealth submarines with foreign collaboration.
MOL completes procurement and transport of 844 oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies to India, which has been severely affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 6,000 oxygen concentrators, 500 oxygen cylinders, 60 cryogenic oxygen tanks, and several medical supplies and ventilators were transported into the country by A.P. Moller – Maersk through its ocean and air freight solutions.
Hundreds of lives will be saved thanks to two new emergency projects being funded by the ITF Seafarers’ Trust and delivered through two Indian-based seafarers’ unions.
The cyclone Tauktae which has been affecting the whole western coast of India lately had left 273 people on a barge at high risk of sinking.
HMM announced that it plans to transport any containers carrying the COVID-related medical devices and emergency relief supplies bound for India, contributing to overcoming the extreme situation in the country.