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

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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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DP World, NIIF to Build Free Trade Warehousing Zone in India


A joint venture of DP World and NIIF to develop the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) in India.

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Total to Sell Minority Stake in Hazira LNG Terminal to Shell

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Total has decided to sell its 26 pct equity stake in Hazira LNG regasification terminal in India to Shell.

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Another Body Found after Hit and Run Incident off India

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India locates fisherman's body after collision between a merchant vessel and fishing boat.

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Unknown Ship Involved in Hit and Run off India


Unknown merchant vessel collided with the Indian fishing boat Oceanic, leaving three fishermen dead off Kerala.

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Cochin Port Inks Work Order for New Cruise Terminal

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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

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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

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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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