Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways is initiating the process of commencing operations of the Seaplane services, on the select routes, under a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) framework through prospective airline operators.
Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding, a well-funded startup in skill development for maritime and shipbuilding sector, has announced readiness of its labs in Visakhapatnam.
The Ministry of Shipping’s flagship programme for port-led-prosperity ‘Sagarmala’ received the ‘Gold Award’ in infrastructure sector in the recently concluded 52nd Skoch Summit 2018in New Delhi.
IRClass has announced the formation of a special purpose vehicle – ‘Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding’ (CEMS) in association with Ministry of Shipping and Siemens.
Under the Government of India’s Sagarmala Programme to promote port-led development, a master plan has been formulated for the 12 Major Ports.
The Ministry of Shipping is organising a workshop titled ‘Promoting Coastal Shipping and Inland Navigation in India’ in Bhubaneswar today.
The Ministry of Shipping has sanctioned Rs. 30 Crore for capacity building and providing safety training of 20,000 workers engaged in ship recycling activities.
Port Master Plans for 12 major ports have been prepared keeping in view the requirements for cargo handling till 2035. A total of 142 Port Modernization and 30 Port Connectivity projects have been identified in the Master Plans.
Under Sagarmala, the Ministry of Shipping has sanctioned Rupees 10 Crore as part of the first instalment to the Gujarat Maritime Board for capacity building and safety training.
Sagarmala, the ambitious programme for ‘Port-led development’ in the country is all set to change the logistics sector performance by optimizing India’s logistics modal mix.