International interest in Indian shipbuilding has raised quality demands and the need for industry experts in India. Therefore, Danish Marine System (DMS), has recently signed a contract with an Indian agent to accommodate the growing industry.
Mumbai Port Health Authority has announced that ships that have called at ports in countries where Yellow Fever is endemic within 30 days from the date of departure will be subject to Indian port health rules and mandatory health checks.
Mumbai’s commercial seaport, which handles over half the container traffic through India’s major ports, is doubling capacity as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to build an export powerhouse.
In the world’s biggest ship recycling centre of Alang on India’s Arabian Sea coast, workers with blow torches cut segments of steel stripped from the rusting hull of a towering cargo ship, sold for scrap by its Japanese owner.
A case in which two Italian marines are accused of killing two Indian fishermen could now be heard before an international court, offering a possible way out of a three-year impasse that has blighted bilateral relations.
The Mission to Seafarers has been informed by the crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio from India this week that they will not be released to leave, as they had eagerly anticipated. Instead, the Supreme Court Judge in Delhi has referred the case back to the Magistrate Court in Tuticorin, to go to full trial.
The Human Rights at Sea initiative is delighted to announce the engagement with the NGO Shipbreaking Platform and which provides yet another significant international entity’s support to the emerging HRAS platform and its maritime human rights work globally.