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Meet & Listen from The Experts. Register For India Maritime Summit 2015- Emerging Opportunities In Indian Shipping and Ports Sector”

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce “India Maritime Summit 2015 – Emerging Opportunities In Indian Shipping and Ports Sector” a one day conference on February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (East), Mumbai. The Shipping Tribune is pleased to inform … Continue reading

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India: Government-owned port trusts win back flexibility to set rates

Each of the trusts that run 12 of the 13 ports owned by the Union government will have flexibility to set rates based on market forces, according to a new tariff policy for these harbours approved by the shipping ministry … Continue reading

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Capt. Sanjeev Buckshee to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Capt. Sanjeev Buckshee, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E). Capt. … Continue reading

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Weekly coal stocks at key Indian ports rise 0.1% to 15.48 mil mt: Interocean

Coal stocks at 16 major Indian ports were at 15.48 million mt as of January 24, up by a marginal 0.1% from a week ago, according to data released by Indian shipbroker Interocean. The stockpiles comprised 12.38 million mt of … Continue reading

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Mr. Deepak Shetty, Director General of Shipping to Address “India Maritime Summit 2015- Emerging Opportunities In Indian Shipping and Ports Sector ” As Chief Guest

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. Deepak Shetty, I.R.S., Director General of Shipping, Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India has kindly agreed to address the forum as a Chief Guest. Mr. Deepak Shetty … Continue reading

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India: Centre plans 3 greenfield ports at Dahanu, Vijaydurg and Revas in Maharashtra

The Government of India is preparing a plan to develop new ports at Dahanu, Vijaydurg and Revas in Maharashtra, in association with the state government and the private sector. The total investment is estimated to be at least Rs 20,000 … Continue reading

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India: KoPT to get Rs 14.77 per tonne royalty for Haldia dock

Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is set to earn a royalty of Rs 14.77 per tonne of cargo handled at Haldia Dock, after the Centre asked the port to appoint cargo handlers through a bidding process. “The bids have been opened … Continue reading

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India: Competition blues for government ports.

A slowdown in India’s international trade and rising competition from private ports is forcing major government-owned ports such as Mumbai Port Trust, JNPT and Kandla to change their business models. Long used to near monopoly revenues and profits, port trusts … Continue reading

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India: Shipping Ministry seeks tax holiday, incentives

Pushing the envelope for ‘Make in India’, the shipping ministry is asking for a tax holiday and more incentives for the shipbuilding industry in the upcoming Union budget. The ministry is also making its case to get an excise duty … Continue reading

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Mr. K. P. Roy to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. K. P. Roy, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri … Continue reading

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Essar Ports’ Q3 net profit rises 4.6% to Rs 98.34 cr

Essar Ports today reported a 4.6% jump in its net profit at Rs 98.34 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014 on the back of higher sales. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 94.01 crore … Continue reading

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India scrapyards win US$180 million loan to silence angry environmentalists

INDIA’s big ship scrapping beach in Gujarat, long the target of angry environmentalists, will upgrade 70 scrap yards with a US$180.28 million to pay for eco-friendly features as well as housing and a schools, reports IHS Maritime 360. Atul Sharma, … Continue reading

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Can India afford to miss the LNG shipbuilding bus?

India’s bid to build locally three of the nine liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers required by state-run natural gas firm GAIL (India) Ltd to haul gas from the US beginning September 2017 is in danger of running aground. Experienced LNG … Continue reading

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Shipbreaking rates continue to sink in New Year

Have the ship demolition markets bottomed out? As with stock and commodity markets, it is very hard to predict the highs to which the shipbreaking market will rise, and the lows to which it will fall. However, the fact that … Continue reading

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India asks refiners to cut Iran oil imports ahead of Obama visit – sources

India has asked its refiners to slash oil buys from Iran in the next two months to keep the imports in line with the previous fiscal year’s levels, sources with knowledge of the matter said, days ahead of President Barack … Continue reading

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Mr.Nagineni Bhupesh Chowdary to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. Nagineni Bhupesh Chowdary, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri … Continue reading

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India: Nhava Sheva port operations return to normal after docker go-slow

MUMBAI’s Port of Nhava Sheva have returned to normal after go-slow protests by container chassis drivers led to the shutdown of Maersk port operator APMT’s Gateway Terminals India (GTI). “Normalcy has been restored in Nhava Sheva Port,” APMT Mumbai said … Continue reading

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Mr.Giorgio Saletti to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr.Giorgio Saletti – Area Manager (South East Asia), RINA, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, … Continue reading

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Mr. Rajeev Kumar to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr Rajeev Kumar, Senior Manager-Chartering with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February … Continue reading

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Sanghi Industries to invest Rs 250 cr in energy and port development

Cement manufacturer Sanghi Industries today said it will invest Rs 250 crore over the next couple of years for developing waste heat recovery system and facilities at Navlakhi Port in Gujarat. The company will be investing Rs 150 crore for … Continue reading

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India Iron and Steel exports rise to US$ 705.14 M in December- 2014

India’s premier research company in export import market research, announced today that India’s Iron and Steel exports in December- 2014 has grew to US$ 705.14 M a increase of 38.13% compared to November 2014. New Delhi, Delhi, January 19, 2015 … Continue reading

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Is There A Modi Effect In The Indian Shipping Industry?

During last few months India has witnessed few very important changes. There is a positive sentiment for business. Approvals for various projects are on fast track. GDP is on rising graph again. Many investors from abroad have already started pumping … Continue reading

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India: Goa says decks clear for iron ore mining to resume

Goa has removed a two-year ban on iron ore mining and expects mines could be back up and running by March or April at the earliest, Goa’s Director of Mines and Geology Prasanna Acharya said on Friday. India was once … Continue reading

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India has to make huge effort to meet Export target:FIEO

India has to make huge efforts to meet the export target for the current fiscal, Rafeeque Ahmed, President,Federation of Indian Export Organisations(FIEO), said. FIEO Chief said huge efforts would be required in the balance three months of the current fiscal … Continue reading

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