Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Opium poppy plants
Maritime Security Incidents

Indian Port Seizes $2.7B In Taliban Heroin

By Sumit Khanna (Reuters) Indian officials said on Tuesday they had seized nearly three tonnes of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion) amid the...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 3320

Sunday, July 25, 2021
Indian seafarers ship bridge
Ports

Indian Union Accuses China Of Unofficial Seafarer Ban

Today Indian media reported that Beijing has imposed an unofficial ban on ships crewed by Indian seafarers. The Times of India, which is the largest selling English-language daily newspaper in...

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 3112

Monday, July 19, 2021
Shipping

Adani to Cut Fees for LNG-Powered Ships at India’s Mundra Port

NEW DELHI, July 19 (Reuters) – The Adani Group will offer a 50% discount on charges to liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled ships at Mundra, India’s largest commercial port, according to...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 982

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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Accidents

Scores Missing from Barge as Cyclone Pummels Indian Coast

By Sumit Khanna AHMEDABAD, India, May 18 (Reuters) – The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for 79 oil workers and crew whose barge sank in...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 2312

Monday, May 17, 2021
cargo containers
Shipping

India’s COVID Crisis Hits Ports as Risk to Trade Grows

By Krystal Chia and Debjit Chakraborty (Bloomberg) — India’s devastating Covid-19 crisis is threatening operations at some of its biggest ports, raising concern the action could trigger shipping delays that reverberate through global...

May 17, 2021
Total Views: 881

Monday, May 3, 2021
lng carrier
Maritime News

LNG Cargoes Diverted from India as COVID Crisis Dampens Demand -Sources

By Jessica Jaganathan SINGAPORE, May 3 (Reuters) – Liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes are being diverted away from ports in India as surging coronavirus cases there hamper domestic gas demand,...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 1957

Sunday, May 2, 2021
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Ports

Crew Change Crisis 2.0 – Singapore Bans South Asian Seafarers

Seafarers have been the invisible victims of COVID-19. Thanks to local restrictions and logistical challenges, hundreds of thousands have been stranded at sea – marooned on vessels for, in some...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 5979

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Maritime News

Heavy Weather Topples Cranes at India’s Top Container Port

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three cranes collapsed at India’s largest container port on the outskirts of Mumbai due to strong winds on Wednesday, police and port officials said. Heavy rainfall...

August 5, 2020
Total Views: 84

Thursday, May 28, 2020
oil tanker
Maritime News

China, India Soak Up Oil From Floating Storage as Demand Recovers

By Shu Zhang and Florence Tan SINGAPORE, May 28 (Reuters) – The volume of crude stored on ships in Asia has come off the peaks seen earlier this month on...

May 28, 2020
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
brexit port
Maritime News

Indian Ports in Chaos as Virus Lockdown Hits Operations

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — India’s government told all major ports that the coronavirus fight is a valid reason to halt some port operations, leaving traders in disarray about the flow...

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 56

Monday, August 12, 2019
Coastal Jaguar OSV fire
Maritime News

Fire Engulfs OSV in Bay of Bengal

A major fire engulfed an offshore supply vessel off the coast of India in the Bay of Bengal on Monday, leaving one person dead and another missing, the Indian Coast...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 13

APL le havre
Maritime News

Fire Erupts on APL Containership Off India

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Fire has swept through several containers aboard the APL Le Havre just days after carriers announced they would impose heavy fines on misdeclared dangerous...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 24

Monday, February 25, 2019
Bay Of Bengal India Fishing Boats
News

Warming Waters Heat Up Fishing Costs Along India’s Coast

by Colin Daileda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Thankachan Polayalil has been a fisherman for 42 of his 65 years, long enough to remember when fish were visible from land, brimming just...

February 25, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, December 17, 2018
shipping container
Maritime News

Dubai’s DP World Seeks to Quash India Antitrust Probe Over Mumbai Port-Court Filing

By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Dubai’s DP World has approached an Indian court to quash an antitrust investigation recently ordered into its alleged anti-competitive behaviour at the...

December 17, 2018
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Garden Reach Shipbuilding
Maritime News

India State-Owned Garden Reach Shipbuilders IPO Shows Weak Response

Sept 26 (Reuters) – State-owned Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd’s initial public offering (IPO) to raise up to 3.45 billion rupees ($47.45 million) received weak response from investors with...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 33

Sunday, June 3, 2018
News

With Ports, Ships and Promises, India Asserts Role in Southeast Asia

By Raju Gopalakrishnan SINGAPORE, June 3 (Reuters) – Almost lost in the din of the upcoming U.S-North Korea summit and fresh tension between Washington and Beijing last week, India cemented...

June 3, 2018
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
News

Indonesia, India Plan to Develop Strategic Indian Ocean Port

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA, May 30 (Reuters) – Indonesia and India pledged on Wednesday to step up defense and maritime cooperation, with plans to develop a strategic Indonesian...

May 30, 2018
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
cochin shipyard blast
News

Blast at India’s Cochin Shipyard Kills Five, Injures Several Others

BENGALURU, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A blast caused by a fire on a ship under repair at India’s Cochin Shipyard Ltd killed five people on Tuesday, and injured around 11,...

February 13, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, January 22, 2018
dp world shipping terminal
Maritime News

DP World and India’s Infrastructure Fund Plan $3 Billion Investment in Transport and Logistics

By Arif Sharif (Bloomberg) — DP World Ltd., the Dubai-based port operator that manages terminals from Hong Kong to Peru, and India’s National Investment & Infrastructure Fund plan to jointly...

January 22, 2018
Total Views: 7

Monday, December 4, 2017
Great Eastern Shipping's tanker M/V Jag Lavanya
Maritime News

Indian State Oil Refiners Look To Boost Domestic Shipping

By Nidhi Verma (Reuters) – Two of India’s state-owned oil refiners have issued tenders seeking to charter tankers for at least five years while giving preference to Indian companies, tender...

December 4, 2017
Total Views: 50