Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports

India eyeing 40 lakh cruise tourists in 5 years: Gadkari

MUMBAI: Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said the government wanted to increase the number of cruise tourists from two lakh to...

Cargo traffic at 12 major ports in April-July

DELHI: The country's 12 major ports saw their cargo traffic go up by 4.13 per cent to 221.95 million tonnes (MT) in April-July period...

Srinagar aims at ambitious waterway

SRINAGAR: If the month-long tests are successful, a river-transport system stretching from south Kashmir to Srinagar will be opened, reports Hindustan Times. The glistening Jhelum...
Mumbai Port

No new port in 100km vicinity of major ports: Parliamentary panel

DELHI: Concerned about new ports eating into the profitability and business of India's 12 major ports, a parliamentary panel has recommended that no new...
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New waterways to connect India with Bangladesh

AGARTALA: Bangladesh and India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to connect the north-east and West Bengal with Bangladesh through new waterways, Union...

Kerala firm gets initial govt nod for seaplane operations

DELHI: The government has given the initial no objection certificate to a Kerala-based company to operate sea planes, Union minister Jayant Sinha said on...
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Exempt cruise tourism under GST regime: Shipping Ministry

DELHI: The shipping ministry has asked the GST Council to exempt cruise tourism under the new indirect tax regime, in line with major cruising...

Cruise policy next month, says Gadkari

DELHI: A cruise tourism policy is in the making and will be announced next month, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday, with an...

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...
Mumbai Port

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...