Category: Shipping & Ports

Transshipment of cargo to NE states through Chittagong to help coastal shipping

The proposed transshipment of goods to North-East India, particularly Tripura and Mizoram, through Chittagong port in Bangladesh, may help reduce the cost of sea movement ... Read More

Cargo handled by major ports in Apr-Oct almost stagnant at 405 MT

The cargo handled by country’s top 12 major ports in April-October period of the current financial year was almost stagnant at 405.39 million tonnes (MT), ... Read More

Rotterdam strengthens presence in India

The port of Rotterdam has appointed Broekman Logistics India as its representative team in the country, as the port looks to strengthen its activities in ... Read More

Seaways Shipping successfully handles clearance of Live Animals into India

Seaways Shipping has successfully handled the clearance of a special cargo – live animals recently. A total of 30 live animals consisting of rare species ... Read More

MSC links with logistics start-up MatchLog to drive efficiency

MSC has partnered with an Indian start-up MatchLog Solutions, to help it triangulate its containers, reducing costs and boosting efficiency. MatchLog Solutions, founded in July, ... Read More

DP World launches accelerator platform for logistics startups

DP World, a Dubai-based global port operator has launched Log-X-- a technology accelerator platform for logistics. The accelerator platform was launched in partnership with Invest ... Read More

Ministry opposed the plan to sell Shipping Corp

The shipping ministry had opposed the government's plan to leave Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), citing the strategic role of the public sector operator, but ... Read More

Cargo volumes at Indian ports decline after two months of growth

Cargo handled by Indian ports fell in September after two months of growth as container and coal volumes dropped. Ports across the country handled 546.4 ... Read More

Maritime Heritage Complex to be built at Harappan port city in Gujarat

The Central Government will spend about Rs 500 crore towards setting up a Maritime heritage complex at Lothal - a Harappan port city in Gujarat. ... Read More

Economic slowdown impacting coal import cargo in H1FY20: ICRA

Major ports have reported only a tepid 1.9 pc cargo growth in the first five months of FY20 from 289 MT to 294 MT. Healthy ... Read More