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  • 16 December 2011

     A marginal dip in cargo handling notwithstanding, the depreciating rupee has brought some cheer for ports. This is because most major ports…   (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 16, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    The Shipping Ministry – which has been able to award only one out of the 23 targeted port development projects till date this fiscal – could…     (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 15, 2011;  

  • 15 December 2011

    Inland waterways are ideal for Kochi. Land acquisition or rehabilitation problems don’t come in its way but there are other hurdles to be crossed for implementing the project. Though the Inland Waterway Authority of India (IWAI) has implemented the National Waterway-3, of which the Kollam-Kottappuram stretch of the Kasargod-Kovalam project is almost ready, the waterway […]

  • 15 December 2011

    State-owned China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co (Cosco) plans to heavily invest in US, German and Indian port facilities, in a bid to increase…   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 15, 2011;  

  • 15 December 2011

    Of the three locations identified by the state government, the Shipping Ministry is likely to soon finalise one for the proposed integrated…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 15, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    With the aim of retaining traffic, the Cochin Port has taken the decision to refrain from raising tariff for the next three years…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 15, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    The pace of development at Major Ports has been hampered due to delays caused by litigations, regulations and clearance requirements …   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 15, 2011;

  • 14 December 2011

    Mundra International Container Terminal (MICT), operated by DP World, continues to reinforce its position as one of the most sophisticated…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 14, 2011;

  • 13 December 2011

    The guidelines for private sector participation in the Major Ports issued in October, 1996 allows and encourages private participation including Multi-National Companies (MNCs) in enhancing port capacities and modernization of port equipments etc. Accordingly, 100% FDI is allowed in Port Sector to supplement domestic capital, technology and skills, for accelerated economic growth. Security clearance is […]

  • 13 December 2011

    In a bid to retain traffic, the Kochi port has decided not to increase tariff for the next three years…   By V. Sajeev Kumar (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 13, 2011;

  • 12 December 2011

    The Mangalore old port, known for its historic trade relations with Arabia and Lakshadweep archipelago dating back to 1,000 years, is now…   By M Raghuram (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, December 12, 2011;

  • 8 December 2011
    Research & Development

    The high-level Committee was appointed by the Union Shipping Ministry to conduct the study on technical and commercial feasibility of a new port. In order to determine an appropriate location for establishing the second key sea port in the country, the Committee members visited on Wednesday Nakkapalli, Chandanada and Vodarevu areas. About 5,000 acres are […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A two-day International conference on Indian Ports and shipping-2011 was inaugurated in the Metropolis with a clarion call to Government …   (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, December 7, 2011;

  • 6 December 2011

    India intends to conduct a survey to inspect the feasibility of begining a new waterway initiative between Tripura and Bangladesh. The survey will be carried out by the Rail India Technical and Economical Services (RITES), which is under the Ministry of Railways. The prospect of the waterways is rivers with navigation facilities for smooth movement […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging is finally planned to commence next summer. Approximately 4.6 million cubic yards of sediment are intended to be removed from the harbor by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that 362 toxic and cancer-causing substances are present in the waterway. Researchers keep […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question that the Government has identified …   (shippingherald) [mappress] Source: shippingherald, December 6, 2011;

  • 5 December 2011

      Fishing community in the state, under the banner of the National Fishworkers Forum, has opposed finance minister K M Mani’s suggestion to…   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 5, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The Cochin Port Staff Association (CPSA), one of the major trade unions at the Cochin Port, alleged that the DP World operator of the …   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, December 2, 2011;

  • 1 December 2011

    India’s Ministry of Shipping has announced the appointment of Captain D. K. Mohanty as Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd for a period of five years. Captain D. K. Mohanty assumed his new role on November 30th. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of India […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The county’s beach restoration contractors, who have already had to take two winters to dredge and truck sand to the North Beach area, say…   By Henry A. Stephens (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 30, 2011;

  • 29 November 2011

    Dredging in the Hooghly River is virtually in a shambles. It received a further setback with only two dredgers against the required six …   (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, November 29, 2011; Image: dredge-india

  • 28 November 2011

    The government admitted to delays in the development of an Mumbai Port offshore container terminal due to difficulties with several contractors and the port authority. “There is some delay in the construction of an Offshore Container Terminal at the Mumbai Port due to a delay by the Build, Operate and Transfer operator, dredging contractor and […]

  • 28 November 2011

      Shipping ministry has estimated investment to drop to Rs 51,036.56 crore. The shipping ministry has estimated private players would invest… By T. E. Narasimhan (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, November 28, 2011;

  • 24 November 2011

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands. The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan announced today that the Ministry has prepared the Report of the Working Group on Port Sector for 12th Five Year Plan and submitted the same to Planning Commission for consideration and approval. The total outlay excluding Private Sector proposed for the port sector in the Ministry is Rs. […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Following the success of Visakhapatnam Port, which has played a notable role in encouraging accelerated expansion in the region and considerably making contribution to the country’s trade and development, the state of Andhra Pradesh in India announces it would like to establish another major seaport. All its efforts have been directed to urging the national […]