South & Central Asia

SCI Replaces Old Fleet With Modern Fuel Efficient Ones

28th March, 2017

The country’s largest ship liner Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) now has a modern fleet with an average age of 9.5 years against average Indian . . Read More

Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 12 Indian Fishermen

28th March, 2017

The Sri Lankan Navy arrested 12 fishermen, six each belonging from Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai and Nagapattinam districts apart from confiscating t. . Read More

Work on Mormugoa Port Draft Expansion Stalled

28th March, 2017

Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has alleged a stop-work order from the National Green Tribunal last year on a dredging project at the Mormugoa P. . Read More

JNPT Installs RDE at Road and Rail Gates

28th March, 2017

The Marine Department of the port had initiated installation and commissioning of Radiological Detection Equipments (RDE) at all the exit gates includ. . Read More

China Penalizes Vessel for Sulfur Regulation Non-Compliance

23rd March, 2017

Maritime Safety Administrations (MSAs) in Chinese Hebei Province and Tianjin Municipality have fined a foreign vessel for use of fuel with sulfur cont. . Read More

Govt Approves Mumbai Harbour Channel Expansion Project

23rd March, 2017

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved fresh estimates of the project Deepening and . . Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries Builds World’s Largest Container Ship

17th March, 2017

Samsung Heavy Industries has built the largest container ship in the world. The new vessel has ushered in an era of 20,000 TEU-class container ships. . . Read More

Bangladesh Enters Next Phase in Green Ship Recycling

17th March, 2017

The Government of Bangladesh is actively seeking international partnerships and financial support to help make the country’s ship-recycling faciliti. . Read More

Abu Sayyaf Gang Kill Six Kidnapped Captors

17th March, 2017

A Vietnamese seafarer who was kidnapped on February 19th by Abu Sayyaf, an affiliate to the ISIS Islamic terror group, together with five other crew m. . Read More

River Brahmaputra Declared National Waterway

17th March, 2017

River Brahmaputra from Dhubri to Sadiya was declared as National Waterway-2 (NW-2) in 1988. A Detailed Project Report (DPR) for NW-2 was prepared by t. . Read More

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