Articles tagged under: Shipping

DP World launches Sachana-Ahmedabad ICD to Mundra rail freight service

April 02, 2024
DP World launches Sachana-Ahmedabad ICD to Mundra rail freight service

Mundra: DP World today in a note said it has started dedicated rail freight service seamlessly linking Sachana-Ahmedabad Inland Container Depot (ICD) to Mundra. Operating every Tuesday and Friday, the new service aims to support EXIM from Ahmedabad and surrounding regions by offering a specialized train service. DP World in a note further said - precisely scheduled deliveries with departures every Tuesday and Friday from ICD Sachana-Ahmedabad to Mundra will ensure transit of 24 hours. Cargo ...Read More

Navy’s Make In India 3rd 25T Bollard Pull Tug Bajrang launched in Bharuch

March 15, 2024
Navy’s Make In India 3rd 25T Bollard Pull Tug Bajrang launched in Bharuch

Bharuch: 3rd 25T Bollard Pull Tug Bajrang was launched by Commodore V Pravin, AWPS (Additional Warship Production Superintendent) Mumbai on 14 March 2024 at M/s Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, Bharuch Gujarat. The Tug is a proud flag bearer of Make in India initiative of GoI. Contract for construction and delivery of three 25T BP Tugs was concluded with M/s Shoft Shipyard Pvt Ltd, an MSME, in consonance with Aatma nirbhar Bharat initiative of GoI. These Tugs are being built under the classificat...Read More

BIS and Centre to form SOP for Ship Plate Usage

April 08, 2023
BIS and Centre to form SOP for Ship Plate Usage

Alang: The delegation of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and senior officials from various ministries of the central government have decided to form a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the use of plates from ships after their two-day visit to Alang and Sihor. This decision comes after BIS implemented a ban on the production of rods in re-rolling mills using plates extracted from ships arriving at the Alang ship recycling yard as raw material. In response, the central government form...Read More

Gujarat is flag bearer of India’s maritime success story: Union Shipping Minister Sonowal

September 12, 2022

Gandhinagar: An International Conference on Green Ship Recycling and Vehicle Scrapping is organized at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. The conference has been organised by the Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Gujarat Maritime Board in coordination with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI). “Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi, Gujarat is now moving towards port-led development. Gujarat is India's coastal gateway. The state i...Read More

Ghogha Hazira ropax ferry service resume operations after monsoon break

September 07, 2022
Ghogha Hazira ropax ferry service resume operations after monsoon break

Surat: Ghogha - Hazira ropax ferry service has resumed after a long monsoon break. The ferry service has now an additional feature of Solar power run cafeterias (total three), cabin and club. It takes three hours for the ferry ship to travel between Ghogha (Bhavnagar) in Saurashtra and Hazira (Surat) in South Gujarat. The ferry service was closed for last one and half month due to monsoon. It is starting from Thursday with a new ship Voyage Express along with the earlier ship Voyage Symphany....Read More

Indian Coast Guard rescues five fishermen during midnight operation off Okha coast

August 03, 2022
Indian Coast Guard rescues five fishermen during midnight operation off Okha coast

Okha: In a rescue operation conducted at midnight of 02/03 August 2022, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship C-413 rescued five fishermen from a flooding fishing boat off Okha. All crew have been brought safely to Okha. At about 00:45 AM on 03 August 2022, Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters, Okha received information regarding uncontrolled flooding onboard Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) ‘Raj Ayushi’. The position of the boat was ascertained and observed to be 10 Nautical Miles off Okha. ICG re...Read More

First load of coal dispatched through newly laid railway line from Bedi port

July 14, 2022
First load of coal dispatched through newly laid railway line from Bedi port

Gandhinagar: The first load of coal has been dispatched through a newly laid railway line from Bedi Port near Jamnagar. By stating it as “first-of-its-kind” rail connectivity, the Chief Minister of Gujarat Mr. Bhupendra Patel congratulated Gujarat Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation(G-RIDE), the state’s Joint Venture Company (JVC) with Indian Railways. This JVC has implemented the project based on the PPP model through engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts with...Read More

Luxury cruise ship ‘Star Pisces’ arrives at Alang Shipbreaking Yard

July 07, 2022
Luxury cruise ship ‘Star Pisces’ arrives at Alang Shipbreaking Yard

Bhavnagar: The luxury cruise ship, Star Pisces, has arrived at the Alang Shipbreaking Yard on its final voyage. The bankrupt Star Cruise Line has set out to sell three of its cruise ships, including the Star Pisces ship, set to be dismantled in Alang. This cruise ship weighs nearly 16722 metric tons. This luxury ship has 700 cabins, and all cabins have advanced electronic items and furniture. The cruise ship can carry 1900 passengers and 750 crew members. The cruise ship has fa...Read More

ICG ship with survivors of sinking ship reach Porbandar coast

July 07, 2022
ICG ship with survivors of sinking ship reach Porbandar coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship with survivors which were rescued yesterday from sinking Merchant Vessel, 185 km from Porbandar coast has entered Porbandar harbour today. All 22 crew including 01 Pakistani & 01 Sri Lankan are safe. The crew, though exhausted, expressed their gratitude to ICG for a miraculous rescue operation. On 06 Jul 22, when Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters, Porbandar received a distress alert from merchant vessel Global King-1, it launched rescue missi...Read More

APM Terminals Pipavav commissions captive solar power at the port

June 08, 2022
APM Terminals Pipavav commissions captive solar power at the port

Pipavav: APM Terminals Pipavav in a statement said it has commissioned 1,000 kWp (kilowatt peak) DC capacity solar power plant at the Port for self-consumption. With commissioning of Rooftop solar power project, the Port will reduce overall energy consumption from Grid supply. The solar power will help in replacing approx. 10% of Port’s total energy consumption as well as result in reducing carbon footprints to the tune of 1100 tons per year. Commenting on new solar plant, Mr. Jakob Friis S...Read More