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.
Sagarmala Project of India
In the year 2020, the government has undertaken several important progressive policy interventions and new initiatives to accelerate the overall development of the shipping sector.
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.
Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation laid the foundation stone for setting up of a National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts.
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.
For skills development of youth in coastal areas, the Ministry of Shipping signed an MoU with the Ministry of Rural Development in New Delhi.