shipping activities

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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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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Efforts on to combat oil spill hazards off Mumbai

August 10th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Environment disaster loomed large over coastal Mumbai, Raigad and surrounding areas Tuesday, the day after oil stopped leaking from the sinking Panamanian ship MSC Chitra. An estimated 2,000 ... Read more...

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US moves for Iran sanctions; UN calls fuel deal positive step

May 19th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations/Washington, May 19 (IANS) Even as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said a nuclear fuel swap deal for Iran worked out by Brazil and Turkey could be a positive step, the United ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean navies to seek joint anti-piracy operations

May 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Naval chiefs and officers from 37 countries, including India, of the Indian Ocean region will seek a joint initiative at a conclave in Abu Dhabi next week ... Read more...

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Canada extends control over oil-rich Arctic region

August 28th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 28 (IANS) With the rapidly disappearing Arctic Ocean ice raising prospects of a scramble for rich seabed resources among neighbouring nations, Canada is flexing its muscle, extending its jurisdiction over ... Read more...

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Shipping resumes from Haldia jetty after accident

June 3rd, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) The main jetty at West Bengal's Haldia port - the fifth largest in India - which had been damaged as a ship collided into it last Friday, has ... Read more...

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Iran, South Africa discuss shipping cooperation

May 27th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, May 27, (IANS) Iran and South Africa Tuesday opened here their second meeting to find ways to enhance shipping and port cooperation, IRNA news agency reported. During the two-day meeting, experts ... Read more...

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