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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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Rs.8,000 crore earmarked for ports expansion


April 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said it had awarded contracts worth Rs.8,000 crore for expansion of three ports -- Mumbai, Kandla and Visakhapatnam.The projects to be ... Read more...

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Six PPP port projects to be sanctioned this year: Vasan


February 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The government will award about six public-private-partnership (PPP) projects in the port sector this fiscal, including a project of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Shipping ... Read more...

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PM says corporate criticism of government ‘disappointing’


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In the backdrop of severe criticism by corporate leaders of his government's decision-making capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said it was "a little ... 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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India-European Union seminar on employment from Monday


September 17th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The fifth India-European Union seminar on "Employment and Social Policy - Occupational Safety and Health" will be inaugurated by Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge ... Read more...

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Jindal ITF to carry coal for NTPC’s power plant


August 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) State-run power major NTPC Thursday signed a tripartite agreement with logistics firm Jindal ITF and the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) for transportation of ... Read more...

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Scams in Orissa port sector, alleges anti-graft group


April 5th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Anti-corruption group Transparency International Monday alleged a scam in the port sector activities in Orissa and demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to inaugurate Vallarpadam container terminal on February 11


February 6th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 6(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a Rs.3,250 crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam in Kerala on February 11.The ICTT is the first in the ... Read more...

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Ennore Port’s three new terminals go on stream


January 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Three new terminals - for coal, iron ore and cars - went on stream at Ennore Port here Friday.Speaking at the function, union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan, stressed ... Read more...

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McNally Bharat bags a Rs.173.20 crore project


March 17th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) McNally Bharat Engineering Company Wednesday said it has bagged a project worth Rs.173.20 crore from Mahanadi Coalfields. The project involves designing, engineering, equipment supply, civil and structural work and ... Read more...

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Lower private investments in ports than anticipated


February 14th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Indian port sector has attracted only $3.21 billion in investments since the beginning of the current 11th Plan (2007-12), less than a quarter of what is ... Read more...

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Peru invites China to invest in industry, banking, ports


November 24th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 24 (EFE) Peruvian President Alan Garcia has invited China to invest in this country's automobile industry, banking system and port sector when he met Jia Qinglin, a member of the ... Read more...

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Paradip Port to have iron ore terminal


July 1st, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): An agreement has been signed between Paradip Port Trust and Blue Water Iron Ore Terminal Pvt. Ltd for construction of a deep draught iron ore terminal.K. Raghuramaiah, ... Read more...

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Navy Chief says nukes can be smuggled into India via sea route


February 18th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sureesh Mehta, on Wednesday warned that nuclear weapons could be smuggled into the country in cargo containers via the sea route. Addressing ... Read more...

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Terrorists may use the sea to transfer nukes: Indian Navy chief


February 18th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta Wednesday said terrorists may use shipping containers for the movement of nuclear weapons and called for augmented safety measures at ports. "Container ... Read more...

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‘Projects worth Rs.132 bn approved for Tamil Nadu ports’


October 18th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The central government has approved development projects worth Rs.132 billion for the three major ports in Tamil Nadu - Chennai, Ennore and Tuticorin - Minister for Shipping, ... Read more...

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Ports, shipping need Rs.1 trillion by 2015


April 9th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indian port and shipping sector would require Rs.1 trillion ($25 billion) to reach its aim of increasing port capacity to 1,500 million tonnes by 2015, federal ... Read more...

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