Monday, December 11, 2017

Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports

9-seater plane to fly from Ozar airport to Pune

NASHIK Allaying fears of the seaplane being harmful to the nature, promoters of Maritime Energy Heli Air Services Pvt Ltd (MEHAIR) announced that ticket bookings...

Orphaned Ganga stands still within bureaucratic walls

DELHI River Ganga has hit the bureaucratic boulders. Even before its cleaning drive could gather momentum, the polluted river is stalled between and orphaned by...

Vizag port considers cruise tourism

VISAKHAPATNAM Tourists dropping anchor in Vizag may soon be able to cruise the high seas, if the Visakhapatnam Port Trust has its way. VPT, which is...

Alappuzha backwaters to get India’s first solar ferry

ALAPPUZHA A 75-seater solar-powered passenger ferry, the first of its kind in the country, is quietly taking shape at Aroor in Alappuzha district. The boat...
ins viraat

Navy says goodbye to world’s oldest aircraft carrier

KOCHI: INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city here today, after over five decades of...
artania

Vizhinjam gets its biggest visitor!

The vessel is also the biggest cruise liner to reach the Vizhinjam harbour VIZHINJAM:   The 44,656-tonne, 1,200-passenger cruise ship MS Artania, a floating five-star...

Post retirement, INS Viraat to be in Vizag

VISAKHAPATNAM The INS Kursura Submarine Museum and the fin of INS Kalvari, which are now located on Beach Road in Vizag, are likely to get...

Goa launches Duck Boats to boost tourist footfall

PANAJI: Goa Tourism department has added another attraction for tourists in the coastal state with the launch of a vessel, that can run on both...

Boating on Pong Dam planned

SHIMLA: With peace and normalcy eluding Srinagar, Himachal Tourism’s proposal to start cruise, house boats and shikaras at the Maharana Pratap Sagar (Pong Dam)...

Hydrofoil ferry to link Kochi, Kozhikode

KOCHI In a first in the country, the State government will introduce a high-speed hydrofoil ferry service, connecting Kozhikode and Kochi ports. The project is to...