South & Central Asia

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

MPA Suspends Licences of Five Bunkers

15th March, 2017

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has temporarily suspended the harbour craft licences of five bunker tankers due to irregularities wi. . Read More

Inter-State River Water Disputes Bill 2017 Introduced in Lok Sabha

15th March, 2017

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti introduced Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) . . Read More

JNPCT Handles Record Cargo

15th March, 2017

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal(JNPCT), one of the four terminals at JNPort which is directly managed by Port authority, handled 14,29,936 TE. . Read More

Iran to Open Largest Port in the Caspian Sea

13th March, 2017

Iran is to open the largest port in the Caspian Sea within a year, and the future port is going to be a direct competitor of the Baku International Se. . Read More

Bangladeshi Ship Detained in Singapore

13th March, 2017

General cargo vessel Banga Barta has been arrested in Singapore waters, according to data provided by Supreme Court of Singapore. The 7,900 dwt ship, . . Read More

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