Trouble is brewing along the Paradip Port as 14 crew members of MV APJ Kais have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Deendayal Port Trust, one of the 12 Major Ports of India, has crossed 100 MMT (Million Metric Tons) in cargo handling. Deendayal Port, erstwhile known as Kandla Port, is situated in Kutch, Gujarat.
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has circulated a draft of Indian Ports Bill 2020 for public consultation which will repeal and replace the Indian Ports Act, 1908 (Act No. 15 of 1908)
Issued in April by the Government of India, the Indian standard operating procedure of sign-on will now be applicable on foreign mariners as well as it is on Indian Mariners.
10th August may well be a historic day in the Indian maritime chapter as the Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, announced a $1 billion investment to develop a trans-shipment hub in the Indian Islands of Andaman and Nicobar.
The Indian Directorate General of Shipping, also known as DG Shipping, announced on Friday that seafarers of foreign nations would be allowed to sign off in Indian ports.
Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) has reviewed the development activities of Vallarpadam Terminal of Cochin Port. It is envisaged as the first trans-shipment port of India, managed by DP World.
Overcoming the impact of COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown challenges, JNPT, India’s premier container port registered a throughput of 283,802 TEUs in container handling.
PSA Chennai, PSA Kolkata, PSA Mumbai and PSA Sical in Tuticorin are all continuing to operate as essential services, with added safety and hygiene measures.