Friday, March 3, 2017

Capsized Indian Navy Frigate Righted in Mumbai Dock

US-based salvage company RESOLVE Marine Group has completed the salvage of the INS Betwa, the Indian Navy frigate that capsized inside a dock at a naval

March 3, 2017
Total Views: 148

Friday, February 3, 2017
Maritime News

India Impounds Ships, Detain Crews Over Oil Spill Off Chennai

By Sudarshan Varadhan Feb 3 (Reuters) – Port authorities in Chennai have impounded a BW LPG vessel and a local ship carrying heavy fuel oil, and detained

February 3, 2017
Total Views: 28

Monday, January 30, 2017

LPG Tanker ‘BW Maple’ Involved in Collision Off India

OSLO, Jan 30 (Reuters) – A gas tanker from Oslo-listed shipping company BW LPG has collided with an Indian ship off the coast of Chennai in India, a BW

January 30, 2017
Total Views: 140

Monday, October 17, 2016

Powered by Shipping, India’s Exports Showing Hints of a Recovery

By Sandrine Rastello and Dhwani Pandya (Bloomberg) — A surprising piece of good news is coming from a lackluster corner of India’s $2 trillion economy:

October 17, 2016
Total Views: 6

Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Record Oil Demand Buffers One Corner of Shipping From Slump

By Saket Sundria and Dhwani Pandya (Bloomberg) — As the shipping industry grapples with a prolonged slump in demand, carriers in India are grateful for

September 16, 2016
Total Views: 41

Friday, September 2, 2016
Maritime News

Top India Shipping Line Reviving Iran Venture to Fight Slump

By Saket Sundria and Debjit Chakraborty (Bloomberg) — State-run Shipping Corp. of India Ltd., struggling for respite from an industry downturn, plans to

September 2, 2016
Total Views: 3

Friday, July 29, 2016
port of Enayam India Container Hub

Watching China, India Doubles Down On Container Ports

(Reuters) An Indian conglomerate has started building the country’s first transshipment port, conceived 25 years ago, and the government will construct

July 29, 2016
Total Views: 10

Monday, June 20, 2016
seadrill drillship
Maritime News

India’s ONGC Plans Biggest Crude Exploration Binge

By Saket Sundria, Debjit Chakraborty and Dhwani Pandya (Bloomberg) — Oil and Natural Gas Corp., India’s biggest explorer, is preparing to spend on its

June 20, 2016
Total Views: 2

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Maritime News

Cracked Asphalt Tanker Saved Off India

A Panamanian-flagged tanker averted potential disaster overnight after the vessel developed a crack in its hull in the Arabian Gulf off India. The Indian

June 9, 2016
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Mundra Port
Maritime News

Botched Policy Trips India’s Dream of Shipping Hub Rivaling Singapore

By Dhwani Pandya (Bloomberg) — Gifted with a 4,700-mile coastline, India for years has wanted a world class shipping hub that could compete with regional

March 22, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, January 11, 2016

India Sentences ‘Seaman Guard Ohio’ Crew to Five Years in Prison in Arms Case

By Sandhya Ravishankar CHENNAI, India, Jan 11 (Reuters) – An Indian court on Monday sentenced crew members of a private American ship, including 25

January 11, 2016
Total Views: 15

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Maritime News

India Defence Contractor to Set Up $750 Million Shipyard in Andhra Pradesh State

MUMBAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) – India’s Reliance Defence Ltd has signed an accord with a provincial government to set up a naval facility along the

January 10, 2016
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Maritime News

India Extends Tax Benefits on Bunker Fuel for Domestic Shipping

  NEW DELHI, Oct 7 (Reuters) – India has extended the benefit of nil custom and production tax on bunker fuels to domestic coastal movement of

October 7, 2015
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Maritime News

India Gives Boost to Coastal Shipping

  The Government of India has revealed new plans to boost its coastal shipping and cruise tourism industries in an effort to spark develop in its coastal

August 25, 2015
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 24, 2015

Enrica Lexie Update: Maritime Tribunal Rejects Italy’s Plea for Release of Marines

  HAMBURG, Aug 24 (Reuters) – An international maritime tribunal on Monday rejected Italy’s request that India provisionally release two

August 24, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, August 10, 2015
Maritime News

Ambitious India Port Bets on Policy Shift to Steal Trade

  BY Anurag Kotoky (Bloomberg) — A southern Indian port has established the nation’s newest facilities to handle the world’s largest ships. The

August 10, 2015
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Maritime News

Fourteen Rescued as Cargo Ship Capsizes Off India – INCIDENT PHOTOS

  In another daring rescue this week, the Indian Navy and Coast Guard rescued fourteen sailors from a general cargo ship as it capsized and sank in severe

June 24, 2015
Total Views: 11

Monday, June 22, 2015

Crew Rescued from Sinking Containership Off Mumbai – PHOTOS

The Indian Navy helped evacuate all 20 crew from a sinking containership off Mumbai early

June 22, 2015
Total Views: 70

Monday, June 1, 2015
SV VESTFONN - Baker Hughs Supply Vessel
Fire Incidents

Engine Room Fire Breaks Out Aboard Baker Hughes Supply Vessel

The Indian Coast Guard hreported that a major fire broke out on the Baker Hughes Oil Field Services (India) supply vessel Vestfonn off the coast of Mumbai

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Indian Coast Guard Chases Down Fleeing Russian Cargo Ship Off Mumbai

It was a high-speed chase of sorts off the coast of Mumbai Tuesday when the Indian Coast Guard chased down and intercepted a Russian cargo ship trying to flee

February 18, 2015
Total Views: 20