Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports

Govt to soon unveil new shipbuilding policy

DELHI: The government will soon come out with a new shipbuilding, breaking and repair policy with an aim to double the size of the...
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Gadkari lays foundation of Rs 1,117 crore projects at Mumbai port

MUMBAI: To boost port infrastructure, Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari today laid foundation stone of eight connectivity projects worth Rs 1,117.03 crore at Jawaharlal Nehru...

10 waterways to be made operational next year: Gadkari

DELHI: Having secured Rs 2,000 crore from a central fund for development of water transport, operationalising at least 10 of the 111 National Waterways...

Cruise circuits for tourism primarily states’ job: Govt

DELHI: The Government clarified that promotion of cruise circuits for tourism is primarily the responsibility of the state governments, while the Centre provides financial...

Singapore sees 29% rise in Indian cruise passengers in 2016

MUMBAI: Singapore reported 1,00,000 cruise passengers from India in 2016, a rise of 29 per cent as compared to the previous year, an official...

India fast emerging as top destination for cruise tourism: Govt

DELHI: India is fast becoming a global hotspot for cruise tourism with its five major ports witnessing a significant rise in passenger footfall, Parliament...
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Cruise policy, circuits to make India global hotspot: Gadkari

DELHI: A policy is in the works to make India a global destination for cruise shipping and efforts are on to identify such circuits,...

Kochi’s proposed cruise terminal aimed at global luxury liners

KOCHI: The tide is definitely turning for Kochi with a whole new wave of opportunities as the Queen of the Arabian Sea is looking...
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INS Viraat decommissioned, Andhra wants to convert it to luxury hotel

DELHI: As it entered its last day in service on Monday after three decades of sailing, oldest aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy INS...
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‘No applicants for seaplanes yet’

PANAJI: While state tourism authorities blamed the director general for civil aviation as the reason why the seaplane service failed to take off in...