MUMBAI PORT TRUST
Jalesh Cruises to introduce second ship by October 2020
The growing segments for cruise tourism in the country are wedding, meetings, incentives, conferences and events, and young travellers, Jalesh Cruises Strategic Advisor Rajiv Duggal said. "Destination weddings are now slowly getting extended to cruise as we are witnessing growing interest in the segment and MICE is also a huge segment for us," he added.
India eyes 60 per cent share of global ship recycling business; higher GDP contribution: Mandaviya
Currently, India recycles around 300 of th...
Catamaran services on east Mumbai coast by May
Cidco has also proposed to develop a terminal on 3.05 hectare land parcel which will have a 30...
India clocks four-fold jump in cruise calling in last 2 years
The total cruise callings on five ports including Chennai, Cochin, Mumbai, Mangalore and Mormugao were 138 ships carrying a total of 1.76 lakh passengers in fiscal 2017-18.
China should consider Belt and Road Initiative via Kolkata, Mumbai ports instead of PoK: Subramanian Swamy
BRI is China's global economic initiative for connecting with Europe, Africa and the rest of Asia through road and maritime routes with focus on infrastructure, transportation and energy sectors. Swamy suggested that instead of passing through PoK, the BRI corridor can enter India from Kunming in southwestern China and from Kolkata Port it can take the sea route.
Major ports cargo traffic up 5.31% to 403 million tonnes in April-October
The growth in the cargo traffic was mainly attributed to increase in handling of coal, mainly coking coal, containers and petroleum, oil and lubricants (POL)
Shipping cannot be a family-run business? These six families disagree
Every few years, the shipping industry bottoms out to protracted low-growth phases. Several simply cut their losses and down shutters. But some persevere to become ‘captains’ of industry.
Mumbai gets ready for cruise control
"Cruise services can be operated only when the weather is fair. So, it would be between October and May," MbPT chairman Sanjay Bhatia said in May.
ONGC ordered to pay Rs 242 crore to Mumbai Port Trust
The Tariff Authority for Major Ports (TAMP) passed an order for wharfage compensation payable by ONGC on October 3, 2018.
Mumbai Port Trust to build Rs 300-crore projects by June
Cruise services are slated to begin shortly between Mumbai and Goa. There are plans to inaugurate a domestic cruise terminal with restaurants as well.
Shipping ministry to develop India as destination for luxury vessels which will help domestic industry
According to New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), 22 cruise vessels with 24,258 passengers visited the port during the year 2017-18. This year 36 vessels with 40,000 passengers are expected.
Major ports see 19% surge in thermal coal imports in April-June
The centre-owned ports had handled 23.70 million tonnes (MT) of the thermal coal in the corresponding period of the previous financial year.
Mumbai Port Trust to free 150 hectares for infrastructure projects
In another project, the world’s highest ropeway is being planned from Sewri in central Mumbai to Elephanta over the proposed Mumbai Trans Harbour Link.
Major ports to soon slash berthing charges to woo cruiselines
It can be noted that vessels are being charged as per their tonnage and some earlier reports had mentioned about there being a move to charge per passenger.
Green panel defers decision on Mumbai Port Trust's proposal
MPT was advised that if any demolition works in berth no. 4 are proposed, a separate Environmental Clearance should be applied for, it said.
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