Monday, December 11, 2017

Waterways and ports

Waterways and ports

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...

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...