MOL Group to Launch Demonstration Test of Mooring Rope with built-in Sensor, Rope Status Monitoring System

MOL Group to Launch Demonstration Test of Mooring Rope with built-in Sensor, Rope Status Monitoring System

Aiming for Safe, Stress-free Cargo Handling TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) yesterday (Mar 11) announced that, in partnership with MOL Coastal Shipping, Ltd., and MOL Information Systems, Ltd., it will start a …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Curious
CONCOR commenced first voyage of coastal movement from Kandla to Tuticorin Port via Mangalore & Cochin Port

CONCOR commenced first voyage of coastal movement from Kandla to Tuticorin Port via Mangalore & Cochin Port

CONCOR’s maiden voyage vessel- SSL Mumbai flagged off on 10th January 2019 through Video conference from Transport Bhawan. Caption: Containership SSL Mumbai - Image courtesy of CONCOR   The …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Curious
CONCOR to launch coastal shipping services from January

CONCOR to launch coastal shipping services from January

The state-run Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) has picked Vishwa Samudra Coastal Lines Ltd to launch coastal shipping services from January, seeking to benefit from the impetus given by the government to the …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
British Ports Association to look at opportunities and challenges for coastal shipping

British Ports Association to look at opportunities and challenges for coastal shipping

The British Ports Association (BPA) will be holding a short targeted seminar on Thursday 29 November to discuss coastal shipping in the UK with ports and operators. In comparison with other transport modes, shipping is …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Vessels
Car carrier service starts between Gujarat and Mangaluru

Car carrier service starts between Gujarat and Mangaluru

In line with Government of India’s policy of implementing the vision for coastal shipping, tourism and regional development, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) has introduced Car carrier service between Gujarat and …
Jan 16, 2017 /  Vessels
Reederei H.-P. WEGENER: Over 1000 days of fuel cost savings with Alfa Laval PureSOx

Reederei H.-P. WEGENER: Over 1000 days of fuel cost savings with Alfa Laval PureSOx

Reederei H.-P. WEGENER, a family-owned business with generations of experience in German coastal shipping, has found proven success with Alfa Laval PureSOx as the solution for meeting sulphur emission limits. In 1000 …
Aug 10, 2016 /  Vessels
India: New Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo for Major Ports in Place from 20th August 2016

India: New Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo for Major Ports in Place from 20th August 2016

India's Ministry of Shipping has formulated a new Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo for all Major Ports which will come into effect from 20th August, 2016. The objective of the new Berthing Policy is to: • …
Jun 23, 2016 /  Vessels
Simatech’s India move could be a game changer for coastal shipping

Simatech’s India move could be a game changer for coastal shipping

After listening to M.G. Maghami, chairman of Dubai-based feeder container ship operator Simatech Shipping LLC, one can only wonder why more global fleet owners aren’t registering their container fleet in …
May 9, 2016 /  Curious
India: Government may set up 29 port-based coastal corridors

India: Government may set up 29 port-based coastal corridors

The government has suggested setting up 29 port-based coastal industrial corridors across 14 coastal economic zones to boost exports and employment. These corridors, envisaging a total investment of Rs.1 lakh crore, …
May 8, 2016 /  Curious
India: Coastal vessel operators in troubled waters

India: Coastal vessel operators in troubled waters

Now, coastal sail vessel operators are in a spot of bother as it has been made mandatory for sail masters and crew to have valid Indian passports even while in domestic waters. With this new regulation, this traditional …
Feb 18, 2016 /  Curious