coastal shipping

Kerala plans cargo movement through coastal shipping

September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government plans to decongest the state roads, diverting at least 20 percent of the cargo traffic through coastal shipping by 2015 and 40 percent ... Read more...

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Rs.750 crore sanctioned for ship repair unit in Kerala

September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Giving further fillip to the maritime industry in Kerala, the central government Friday cleared Cochin Shipyard Ltd's Rs.750 crore project to set up a ship repair ... Read more...

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Ensure safety and security in the seas: PM

October 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Calling for increasing Indian control over its maritime activity to ensure safety and security on the seas, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's maritime ... Read more...

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BHEL mulls shipping boilers

July 21st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) State-run power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Thursday said it is looking at multi-modal transport options, including coastal shipping, to reduce the delivery time ... Read more...

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New coastal shipping policy, Ports Act amendment in final stages

July 8th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A new coastal shipping policy for India and the document for amending the Indian Ports Act are currently in their final stages, an official said Friday."The ... Read more...

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Six lawmakers join National Shipping Board

September 1st, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The government Wednesday appointed six lawmakers as members of the national Shipping Board, a permanent statutory body set up to advise the government on issues relating to ... Read more...

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Shipping ministry plans cess fund for oil spills

August 31st, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) The shipping ministry is planning a scheme to utilise the cess on imported crude collected by the ports to fund measures aimed at mitigating effects of oil ... Read more...

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Infrastructure for RORO ferry service to cost Rs.170 crore

February 24th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The infrastructure to operate a RORO ferry service, expected to come up within the next three years in Gujarat, will be created at a cost of Rs.170 crore ... Read more...

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