Category: Shipping & Ports

Ground Reality of Shipping Industry: Increasing shipper woes due to increasing sea freight rates

One side we got landmark news to boost the bilateral trade and shipping industry when a ferry service between India and Maldives and on the ... Read More

New rules on Right of First Refusal announced by Ministry of Shipping

The new rules on Right of First Refusal (RoFR) have been announced by the Director General of Shipping, which clearly stated that Indian built, Indian ... Read More

40% discount on cargo trade between India & Chabahar Port, Iran extended

The Ministry of Shipping has extended the current concessional rate of 40 pc discount for coastal movement of cargo and vessel related charges, for a ... Read More

Maritime India Vision 2030 plan includes new port regulator & development fund

Setting up a Rs 25,000-crore Maritime Development Fund (MDF) and a pan-India port regulatory authority are among the highlights of the Maritime India Vision 2030, ... Read More

DHL to decarbonise all LCL ocean freight shipments

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, revealed it would be neutralizing the carbon emissions of all less-than-container ... Read More

India and Maldives launch direct cargo ferry service to boost trade

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya and Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation of Maldives, Aishath Nahul jointly e-launched a direct cargo ... Read More

India-Maldives cargo ferry service to sail from Sept 20

The first dedicated cargo ferry service between India and Maldives is all set to start operations from Thoothukudi on September 20. The cargo vessel will ... Read More

Kolkata port to get separate zone for Nepal Cargo

Kolkata Customs is likely to allocate a separate zone within the Syama Prasad Mookerjee port area to handle cargo headed to Nepal. Once operational, this ... Read More

Shipping Corporation of India to start services to Maldives linking Kochi, Tuticorin

Effective from third week of September, Shipping Corporation of India has all set to begin direct service linking Kochi, Tuticorin with Male (Maldives). Expected to ... Read More

Cargo volumes at state-owned ports decline 21 pc in April

Cargo volumes at state-owned ports decline 21 pc in April Cargo volumes handled at India’s dozen state-owned major ports fell 21.08 per cent in April ... Read More