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South Korean national dies in explosion on ship (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) A South Korean national Saturday succumbed to burns in an explosion on board a ship off the Mumbai coast while six others were injured, officials said."One ... Read more...

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Mumbai harbour channel to be deepened, expanded for more traffic


March 1st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) In a major boost to maritime trade and commerce, the Indian government Thursday decided to deepen, lengthen and widen the harbour channel and entry points to ... Read more...

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‘Warship delays not linked to Mazagon Docks upgrade’


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) There is a delay in the modernisation of Mumbai-based Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL) and the construction of warships there but the two issues are not ... Read more...

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India’s second sea-bridge to come up in Mumbai


September 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's second major bridge across the sea - the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) - has been accorded formal approval, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said ... Read more...

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Off Mumbai, coast not clear of maritime disasters


August 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The sinking of a ship loaded with 60,000 tonnes of coal and 340 tonnes of fuel and diesel that is now leaking oil is the latest ... Read more...

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Cargo ship sinks off Mumbai, probe ordered (Third Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The ill-fated Panamanian flagged cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier, that was stuck off Mumbai harbour Thursday morning, sank around 3 p.m., raising apprehensions about an ecological ... Read more...

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30 rescued from sinking cargo ship off Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian shipping authorities ordered an inquiry into the sinking cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier with an international crew that was struck off the Mumbai coast in ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO wants security checks on sand barges


July 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In the wake of Wednesday's triple blasts, a Mumbai NGO Friday urged the central government to regulate sand barges plying through the city harbour and ... Read more...

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Tragedy averted in Mumbai harbour (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A tragedy was averted in Mumbai harbour last week when ill-fated container cargo ship MSC Chitra - which had partly sunk after a collision last August ... Read more...

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CBI registers case against former Mumbai Port Trust officials


February 24th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a former Deputy Chairman and Traffic Manager of the Mumbai Port Trust, besides others for causing ... Read more...

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Expedite Mumbai harbour channel widening: Centre


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb. 2 (IANS) Following the collision of two vessels in August 2010 and early this month, the union government Wednesday asked the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust to ... Read more...

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Warship on fire post collision, efforts on to douse blaze


January 31st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Frantic efforts were on Monday to save Indian Navy warship INS Vindhyagiri after a major fire engulfed it following a collision with a merchant vessel off Mumbai Harbour, ... Read more...

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Centre released Rs 586.02 crore to States under MPF scheme, says Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the Central Government released Rs 586.02 crore to the States under the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme for State ... Read more...

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50 containers taken off grounded vessel in Mumbai harbour


September 6th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A month after two Panamanian cargo ships collided off Mumbai harbour, 50 containers have been offloaded from the deck of the vessel that got grounded after the accident, ... Read more...

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Indian Navy makes Mumbai harbour safe post collision


September 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Twenty-five 25 days after two foreign cargo ships collided in the Mumbai harbour, the Indian Navy Wednesday completed its task of escorting ships and surveying the navigation channel, ... Read more...

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Panel to identify toxic waste lying in Indian ports


August 30th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A month after 92 people fell sick after chlorine gas leaked at a scrapyard in the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT), a committee has been formed to identify ... Read more...

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Barge to unload containers from beleaguered ship from Saturday


August 26th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) A barge has arrived from Dhabol port in Gujarat with equipment to start unloading containers from the deck of the beleagured Panamanian ship MSC Chitra from Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Navy to stop escorting ships in Mumbai harbour from Monday


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy will stop providing escort to ships coming in and out of the Mumbai harbour from Monday necessitated in the wake of collision of two foreign ... Read more...

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300 chemical canisters detected in Arabian Sea off Mumbai


August 18th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Rescue agencies have found 300 canisters containing aluminium phosphide and diachlorophost from the Alibaug region of Raigad district near Mumbai, a maritime authority said here Wednesday. According to the ... Read more...

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10 days after ship collision, maritime traffic improves


August 17th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Aug. 17 (IANS) Ten days after two foreign cargo vessels collided outside Mumbai harbour, shipping activities have normalised to a large extent despite the threats from floating or submerged containers, maritime ... Read more...

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Oil Spill: Khalija III flouted navigation rules claim MSC Chitra officials


August 14th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Sushil ParikhMumbai, Aug 14 (ANI): Officials of the MSC Chitra said that bulk-carrier MV Khalija III had flouted navigation rules that led to the collision between the two ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh visits oil spill site


August 14th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) A week after the ship collision, Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh Saturday visited the site of the oil spill off Mumbai coast to take stock ... Read more...

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Oil pollution sighted in Thane after ship collision leak


August 14th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Oil pollution has been sighted in Maharashtra's Thane district and some areas along the coast in south Mumbai a week after two ships collided in Mumbai harbour, an ... Read more...

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Mumbai ports eager to resume normal operations


August 12th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The government's prime concern is to restore normalcy at the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at the earliest, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan said ... Read more...

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Skeletal maritime activity resumes after ship-collision


August 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Five days after two ships collided near Mumbai harbour, skeletal maritime activity was resumed here early Thursday, an official said. Seven ships have so far been allowed in and ... Read more...

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Indian Navy, Coast Guard making frantic efforts as Mumbai oil slick spreads


August 9th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 9 (ANI): The Indian Navy and Coast Guard are making frantic efforts to contain the oil leak following the collision of two cargo ships off the Mumbai coast, which has ... Read more...

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Nine more fall ill after Mumbai gas leak


July 15th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) A day after more than 100 people fell sick as chlorine gas leaked from a Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) scrapyard, nine others were admitted to hospital Thursday with ... Read more...

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Reports on chemicals lying in port junkyards sought


July 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The shipping ministry Thursday asked all port trusts to submit by July 21 detailed reports on all dangerous and inflammable material that might be lying in the ... Read more...

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Case against ‘unknown persons’ in chlorine gas leak


July 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Mumbai Police Thursday registered a case against "unknown persons" in connection with the chlorine gas leak at the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) premises that led to 100 people ... Read more...

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Safety measures to be revamped to check further gas leaks: Vasan


July 14th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, Jul 14 (ANI): Hours after the chlorine gas leak at one of the warehouses of the Mumbai Port Trust, Shipping Minister G K Vasan assured that the government would review ... Read more...

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92 fall sick after Mumbai gas leak (Third Lead)


July 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) At least 92 people, many of them students, were taken ill after chlorine gas leaked early Wednesday from a scrapyard in the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) premises close ... Read more...

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59 fall sick after Mumbai gas leak (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) At least 59 people, mostly students, were taken ill after chlorine gas leaked early Wednesday from a scrapyard in the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) premises, close to a ... Read more...

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Shipping Ministry asks for report on Mumbai gas leakage


July 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The shipping ministry has sought a detailed report on the leakage of chlorine gas from a cylinder inside the Mumbai Port Trust compound early Wednesday in which ... Read more...

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Chlorine gas leak near Mumbai Port Trust, three killed, over 50 hospitalised


July 14th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 14 (ANI): At least three people have been died and over 50 hospitalised of a suspected chlorine leak at the Mumbai Port Trust near Sewri on Wednesday.The gas leakage ... Read more...

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59 ill after gas leak in Mumbai, seven critical (Lead)


July 14th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) About 60 people, mostly students, were taken ill after suspected chlorine gas leaked from a scrapyard in the Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) premises close to a college early ... Read more...

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