U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub.

Cochin Port Inks Work Order for New Cruise Terminal

Cruise ships

India's Cochin Port is to construct a new cruise terminal with a capacity to handle 5,000 visitors by February 2020.

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India Fines South Asia LPG for Anticompetitive Conduct


India has fined South Asia LPG for abuse of dominant position for terminalling services at Visakhapatnam Port.

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Cargo Vessel Suffers Explosion, Fire off Kolkata

The 13,814 dwt general cargo vessel SSL Kolkata ignited on June 13 due to an explosion on the vessel's deck.

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India Relaxes Cabotage Law

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India relaxes cabotage law for shipping of agricultural, fisheries, animal husbandry and horticultural commodities.

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India’s 1st Floating LNG Terminal Inaugurated

GDF Suez Cape Ann

Indian's first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal was inaugurated on May 1.

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LR to Class First FSRU Ordered for Indian Waters

Lloyd's Register worker

Lloyd's Register is to class the first ever floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) ordered for Indian waters.

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Korea to Open up Job Opportunities for Indian Seafarers


India and Korea have signed an agreement to open up job opportunities for Indian seafarers on Korean ships.

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India Receives First US LNG Cargo

India has received its first LNG cargo from the United States, gas utility company GAIL said.

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Varun's LPG Carriers to Be Auctioned Off

Court has ordered the auctioning of six LPG carries owned by Varun Resources.

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India Blacklists Two UAE Firms for Abandoning Seafarers

The UAE companies are repeat offenders with regard to breach of seafarers rights.

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India, Iran Ink Short-Term Lease for Part of Chabahar Port

India has signed a short-term lease with Iran to operate Shahid Beheshti Port, part of Chabahar Port.

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Five People Killed in Blast at Cochin Shipyard

At least four people died in a blast that took place on a drillship that was being repaired at Cochin Shipyard.

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India's Major Ports See More Volumes in First Nine Months

Major ports in India handled 560.9 million tonnes of cargo during the period April 2017 to January, 2018.

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India Eases Rules for Issuing CDC for Seafarers

India has opted to ease some of its rules in an effort to remove obstacles for seafarers.

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DP World, India's NIIF Set Stage for USD 3 Bn Investment

DP World and India’s NIIF have set up a USD 3 billion worth investment platform.

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Freeport of Riga to Focus on Indian, Iranian Markets in 2018

Freeport of Riga is to focus on India and Iran as part of its geopolitical developments aimed at increasing cargo levels.

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Report: Tanker's Crew Member Dies of Major Burns

One crew member from the fire-stricken tanker Genessa has lost his life due to major burns.

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Tanker Catches On Fire off Kandla Port

A major fire broke out on board the tanker Genessa on January 17 off the coast of Kandla, India.

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Report: Up to 500 Bulkers Stuck at Asian Major Coal Ports

Between 400 and 500 large dry bulk carriers are waiting to unload coal in Chinese waters.

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India Working to Attract More Investors to Its Port Sector

India has made a step forward in enticing more investors to support the development of its port sector.

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Essar Shipping Gears Up to Increase Tonnage

Essar Shipping reveals ship investment plans and more in an interview with WMN.

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