Monday, May 3, 2021
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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: 1880

Sunday, May 2, 2021

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: 5772

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: 65

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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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: 20

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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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: 33

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: 7

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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: 18

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

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: 2

Monday, December 17, 2018
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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: 5

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: 22

Sunday, June 3, 2018

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: 4

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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

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: 3

Monday, January 22, 2018
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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: 3

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: 35

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Maritime News

Newest Outpost for U.S. Crude Exports: India

By Julia Simon and Nidhi Verma NEW YORK/NEW DELHI, Oct 17 (Reuters) – India is set to emerge as a key market for American crude exports in coming months, as...

October 17, 2017
Total Views: 1

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Chennai Six – Justice for Crew of M/V Seaman Guard Ohio

By Captain George Livingstone – Some stories are worth telling over, this is one.  Perhaps the reader will recall a rather spectacular international story from 2013 regarding an anti-piracy ship...

September 7, 2017
Total Views: 64

Friday, August 11, 2017
INS vikrant launch
Maritime News

India’s Cochin Shipyard Makes Strong Market Debut After $225 Million IPO

MUMBAI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – India’s Cochin Shipyard Ltd shares rose more than 20 percent on their trading debut on Friday after a $225 million initial public offering, as investors...

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 0

Thursday, August 3, 2017
INS vikrant launch

Cochin Shipyard’s $231 Million IPO Showing Signs of ‘Strong Interest’

Aug 3 (Reuters) – Cochin Shipyard Ltd’s initial public offering, which aims to raise up to 14.68 billion rupees ($231 million), was subscribed more than 76 times on the last...

August 3, 2017
Total Views: 14

Sunday, July 30, 2017
Maritime News

India Seizes Record 1,500 kg of Heroin from Ship Off Coast

By Sudarshan Varadhan NEW DELHI, July 30 (Reuters) – India’s navy seized a ship carrying about 1,500 kg of heroin worth 35 billion rupees ($545 million) on Sunday in what...

July 30, 2017
Total Views: 4