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  • 14 February 2012

      With a population of 1.2 billion and the world’s third-largest economy, India remains significantly underrepresented as a player in global trade, and that is something APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer is eager to change. “The opportunities for development throughout India, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies, are exciting and energizing and APM […]

  • 30 July 2013

    APM Terminals hosted Indian Shipping Minister Milind Murli Deora while he was in The Netherlands July 23rd on an official government visit. The Minister and a delegation including the Shipping Ministry Joint Secretary Shri N. Muruganandam, India’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the Netherlands R.K. Singh, and Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation […]

  • 5 March 2014

    A major milestone in the development of the new DP World terminal at India’s premier gateway port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, was achieved with the ceremonial laying of the foundation stone by the Honourable Minister of Shipping Shri GK Vasan. The ceremony at the Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal site was held in the presence of […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), Tamil Nadu successfully hosted a first of its kind B2B meet on US – India Business Growth opportunities in Shipping and Logistics on February 20, 2012 in Chennai. Francisco Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S Department of Commerce presided over the event as the Chief Guest […]

  • 20 July 2010

    APM Terminals CEO, Kim Fejfer, met with Minister of Shipping G. K. Vasan and other government officials to discuss existing and new terminal and port development projects in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. He was in India to review progress at APM Terminals facilities at Gateway Terminals India (GTI) located in Jawaharlal Nehru Port […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a major milestone, DP World’s Vallarpadam terminal today received its first transhipment mainline service, becoming India’s first and only transhipment hub. This follows the Indian government waiving cabotage regulations for the terminal, which until now have prevented mainline services transhipping at Vallarpadam, instead making lines transfer to local carriers. The International Container Transhipment Terminal […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has won the Maritime Infrastructure Award at the 8th India Shipping Summit 2012 in Mumbai in recognition of its commitment and foresight in developing and operating ports that act as catalysts to promote trade. The award given to DP World, Subcontinent was received by His Excellency Jamal Majid Bin […]

  • 8 July 2013

    On 5th July 2013, India’s largest container port terminal and a crucial element in the nation’s logistics infrastructure, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) celebrated its Silver jubilee year at Hotel The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. Shri G.K.Vasan said, “JNPT is entering its Silver Jubilee year and I am happy to state that within a […]

  • 16 January 2012

    A senior official from the Obama government is set to lead the first ever US ports and maritime technology trade industry mission to India next month. The U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Executive-led Ports and Maritime Trade Mission to India February 20-24, 2011 will help U.S. companies participate in the rapidly expanding opportunities for ports and […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed between the Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and Antwerp Port Authority in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium and representatives of the federal and regional governments. The MoC, signed by Antwerp Port Authority chairman Marc Van Peel and MCCI chairman Schivaraman, seeks to further […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Trade between India and Dubai is expanding at an unprecedented pace, and as one of the largest marine terminal operators in the region, DP World is a major facilitator and contributor to this growth. That’s the message from Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region to the 7th India […]

  • 22 November 2011

    India’s biggest dredging contractor, Dredging Corp. of India Ltd, or DCI, has lost safety certificates for four of its ships after the …   By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, November 22, 2011; Image: dredge-india

  • 22 June 2011

    India’s bid for an alternative trade transit route to its northeastern states took a giant leap forward with Myanmar Tuesday agreeing to a proposal to realign a strategically important multi-modal transport project through the Kaladan river in the Bay of Bengal. The project envisages linking India’s eastern ports, particularly those in West Bengal, through the […]

  • 1 November 2012

    DP World Limited today announces that it has received the Letter of Award from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, Government of India, to build and operate a single berth facility of 330 metres quay length alongside its existing terminal operation at Nhava Sheva, Mumbai. The new facility is expected to be operational in 2015. DP World […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Mumbai established a new record for Indian ports by handling a total of 2.01 million TEUs during the Fiscal Year of 2014-15, representing the period between April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. APM Terminals Mumbai is one of three terminals currently operating at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP), India’s largest container port, accounting […]

  • 1 March 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited is a premier national dredging company in India and is a Category-I Mini Ratna Enterprise. The Company caters to the dredging requirement of all the major ports in India, Navy, non-major ports all over India etc. The Company has also undertaken some of the prestigious… [mappress] Source:pib,February 25,2010;

  • 14 May 2010

    India’s leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors, Essar Projects (India) Ltd has signed a contract with the… [mappress] Source: commodityonline, May 14, 2010;

  • 2 April 2012
    Vessels

      In view of the huge dredging requirements on the Indian Ports, the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is planning to procure two 9000 Cubic Metres Hopper Capacity Dredgers in the years to come. With the acquisition of these dredgers, the Dredging Corporation of India will, to a large extent, be able to take care […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World further strengthened its relationship with India’s premier gateway port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, yesterday with the ceremonial presentation and formal acceptance of the Letter of Award for the 330 metre new terminal project by DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and port Chairman Shri L Radhakrishnan. The ceremony was also attended by […]

  • 17 September 2013

    The India Dredging Experience, organised by IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID), proved to be a great success and an enjoyable gathering for all involved. It took place during the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, on 5 and 6 September 2013 in Mumbai, India. The event was welcomed with great […]

  • 14 June 2010

    A consortium of seven prestigious Indian technology institutions have agreed to pool their talent to clean up River Ganges, India’s only… [mappress] Source: earthtimes, June 14, 2010;

  • 25 January 2012

    As India charts its voyage as the port of call for world trade, ports and terminals see the dire need to meet the growing demand in both infrastructure and capacity for vessels crisscrossing between the West and the East. About 95 per cent of Indian overseas cargo by volume and 75 per cent by value […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID) concluded the India Dredging Experience on 4 September. This was a special event held as a warm-up for the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, where a number of the company’s representatives will be presenting on their respective fields of expertise. During the India Dredging […]