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Contact Made with Kidnappers of 20 Indian Sailors


Contact has been established with pirates who kidnapped 20 Indian seafarers from a tanker off Benin.

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India Working to Polish Its Ship Recycling Image

Indian flag

The new act restricts and prohibits the use or installation of hazardous materials.

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India Approves Sale of Shipping Corporation of India


India's government has approved the sale of a majority stake in Shipping Corporation of India (SCI).

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India Approves Proposal for Hong Kong Convention Accession

Hong Kong Convention

India is becoming the 14th country to join the IMO treaty.

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Essar's Hazira Port Ferry Terminal Ready for Operations

The passenger terminal was built in eight months.

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Dutch Salvage Firm to Refloat Grounded Tanker off India

Dutch Marine Masters was selected to refloat Nu-Shi Nalini, which ran aground off Goa in late October.

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Chemical Tanker Runs Aground off Goa, India

Nu-Shi Nalini aground off Goa, India

Salvage operations are being complicated by adverse weather caused by Cyclone Kyarr.

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India Bans Single-Use Plastics on Ships in Its Waters

Single-use plastics on a beach

The list of banned single-use plastics would be expanded as from January 1, 2020.

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South Asian Shipbreaking Yards Claim 19 Lives This Year


Another 30 have been severely injured.

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NGO: Two More Workers Die at Alang Shipbreaking Beaches

Shipbreaking yards in India

The fatal incidents occurred in late July at the Priya Blue yard and in early September at Shree Ram yard.

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Novatek Signs LNG MoU with India's H-Energy, Petronet LNG

The MoUs include joint investment in future terminals.

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India: New Liquid Cargo Jetty to Be Built at JNPT


The new terminal would increase liquid cargo capacity at JNPT by 4.5 MTPA.

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Fire aboard APL Containership Damages Six Boxes

APL Le Havre on fire off Guyarat

The fire broke out in the ship's aft section near the accommodation block.

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Number of Indian Seafarers Employed on Ships Rises


The number of active Indian seafarers surged by 45 percent in the last three years.

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India's New Multimodal Terminal to Complete Next Month


The first phase of India's new multimodal terminal being built at Sahibganj will be completed in August this year.

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India, Maldives Sign MoU for Passenger and Cargo Services


India and the Maldives are exploring the establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea.

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India Restricts Seafarers from Working in Gulf of Guinea


India issued a restriction banning all Indian seafarers from working on vessels in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Sri Lanka, Japan, India to Develop Colombo South Port

Memorandum of Cooperation signing ceremony

Sri Lanka, Japan, and India to cooperate on the development of East Container Terminal in Sri Lanka.

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Bumi Armada Wins Third FPSO Project in India

Bumi Armada FPSO

Bumi Armada joint venture secured the FPSO contract from India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation.

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BSCS Welcomes Indian Cruise Ship into Its Management

cruise ship

Bernhard Schulte Cruise Services (BSCS) awarded technical management of Jalesh Cruises’ new vessel, MS Karnika.

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Dutch Owner Fined USD 3.4 Mn for Beaching a Ship


Dutch ship owner has paid a price tag of almost EUR 3 million for beaching a vessel in India.

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