Category Archives: Shipping

ShipBuild India Expo Summit 2022 to begin today in Mumbai

India’s first virtual shipping and marine exhibition titled, ‘ShipBuild India Expo Summit 2022’ is all set to kick-start in Mumbai from May 11 to 13, 2022 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East, Mumbai, India. Powered by Blue Economy Event Series, an Oceantrade Media’s intellectual property, the inaugural edition of ShipBuild India Expo Summit 2022 shall provide the Indian Maritime sector an integrated platform for both live business networking opportunities as well as future technological knowledge summits. The event will provide an opportunity to the Indian and International manufacturers, suppliers, technology and systems integrators and service providers to come together under one roof to discuss potential business opportunities and new partnerships.

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Maritime Transport & Shipping Expo 2022 to kick-start in Mumbai

Maritime Transport & Shipping India Expo 2022 Global Maritime Logistics and Shipping business networking exhibition and conference will begin in Mumbai on May 11-13, 2022. The event which will take place at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East is supported by Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Indian Ports’ Association, Inland Waterways Authority of India, and Federation of Indian Exports’ Organisation. The inaugural edition of Maritime Transport & Shipping India Expo 2022 shall provide global maritime logistics, cargo, freight, material handling, supply chain, coastal shipping industry and inland waterways an integrated platform for both live business networking opportunities and future technological knowledge summits.

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Cochin Shipyard to invest Rs 50 cr in maritime startups: Sonowal

engaged in the maritime sector, announced Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways. The Union minister also unveiled the startup engagement framework of CSL on the inauguration of its Golden Jubilee celebrations. The startup framework is envisaged to augment the Government of India’s initiatives to develop an ecosystem in India for supporting the maritime startups from technical, regulatory, financial, and marketing points of view by bringing the stakeholders together, read an official statement. The framework is likely to provide a platform for young and talented entrepreneurs to develop the products/services in the marine space with financial support provided by CSL.

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Maritime Transport & Shipping Expo 2022 to kick-start in Mumbai

Maritime Transport & Shipping India Expo 2022, Global Maritime Logistics and Shipping business networking exhibition and conference, will begin in Mumbai on May 11-13 2022. The event which will take place at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East is supported by Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Indian Ports’ Association, Inland Waterways Authority of India and Federation of Indian Exports’ Organisation. The inaugural edition of Maritime Transport & Shipping India Expo 2022 shall provide global maritime logistics, cargo, freight, material handling, supply chain, coastal shipping industry and inland waterways an integrated platform for both live business networking opportunities and future technological knowledge summits.

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APM Terminals Pipavav secures Jade Express

APM Terminals Pipavav has commenced a new service ‘Jade Express’ mainly for transhipment cargo. The weekly service, introduced by Maersk, will connect Port Pipavav to Port Qasim. Jade Express connects Pipavav perfectly in time for the MECL service (west bound for the North America) and provides same day connectivity on the FI3 service (for the far east). The first vessel M.V. IRENES RAY -215S was berthed at Pipavav in March bringing in enhanced connectivity to our customers from Rajasthan, Gujarat, New Delhi, and Punjab. The new service is a testimony to port infrastructure and services that is a preferred gateway to Indian Northwest.

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Indian maritime leaders to participate in Sea Tech Week® 2022, France

Embassy of France in India is delighted to announce that India has been chosen as the country of honour for the upcoming Sea Tech Week® 2022, a global maritime event organised in France from 26-30 September 2022. Speakers from India have been invited to focus on greener and smarter shipping. The event will provide an opportunity to the two nations to work closely on their shipping, port management, logistics, and shipbreaking companies, shipyards, equipment manufacturers, and other maritime manufacturing industries. The event will give impetus to the bilateral roadmap on blue economy and ocean governance adopted by India and France and reinforce the scientific and academic programme Goa Atlantic Cooperation in Marine Science and Technology (GoAT) promoting mobility of students and researchers from Indian Institute of Technology in Goa.

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Harren & Partner Group adds jack-up vessel Thor to its fleet

German shipping and logistics group, Harren & Partner is proud to announce the acquisition of the jack-up vessel, Thor. The fleet now counts four highly sophisticated offshore ships. Thor is a 2010-built dynamic positioning (DP2) jack-up crane vessel ideal for maintenance projects at offshore wind energy plants as well as wind turbine installations. With a 500-tonne capacity, this highly versatile vessel also has a strong track record. The high-outreach and fully-equipped offshore crane can accommodate up to 56 people. Thor is 107.82 metres long and sails under the Madeiran flag.

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ESCAP to conduct research on gender equality in Maritime

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and The Pacific (ESCAP) is conducting a research study to offer policy recommendations for gender equality and women’s empowerment in the maritime sector, taking into consideration regional and national contexts in Asia and the Pacific. As part of this work, a dedicated research team led by Sanjam Sahi Gupta, an International Consultant, Founder, Maritime SheEO, and Ex-President WISTA (India) will work with countries in the region to assess their current activities, identify key opportunities, and challenges, and ultimately support the design of a road map towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. The outcomes of this effort will help the Member States build gender policy in the maritime sector by facilitating regional exchanges of best practices and lessons learned.

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Kerala Maritime Board plans big for coastal shipping development

The Kerala Maritime Board (KMB), the nodal agency for all maritime-related activities in Kerala, is pulling out all stops to woo investment for the development of port infrastructure in the State which has a 590-km long coastline with 17 minor and intermediate ports. The State has the scope for developing coastal shipping as an alternative in order to divert goods traffic from congested roads. N.S. Pillai, who took over as chairman of the KMB, said the board will be taking a slew of measures to develop coastal shipping. “Crew exchange will soon be a reality in the Kollam port as the work on setting up six Immigration Check Points (ICP) is expected to be completed in two weeks. Once the furnishing works are completed, the board will request the Customs to deploy the staff required for facilitating immigration activities,” said Pillai.

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GMCG flies the flag for Barbados Maritime Ship Registry

Global Maritime Consultants Group (GMCG) has been appointed as regional national partner for the Barbados Maritime Ship Registry (BMSR). Following a realignment at the registry, GMCG will be using its extensive global network to offer ship owners the BMSR services and continue to develop the registry’s growth and profile. The Barbados Maritime Ship Registry is on the Paris MoU White List and accredited to ISO:9001 with a growing maritime reputation as a provider of inspections and assured ship registration services. BMSR has been a member of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) since 1971 and has a comprehensive network of Appointed Nautical Inspectors across the world’s major maritime locations.

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