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JNPT SEZ- Indias first port based SEZ will be a game changer for the logistics industry
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Indias premier container port, is engaged in developing multiproduct Special Economic Zone (SEZ), an initiative under the 'Sagarmala' program of the Ministry of Shipping and is built on JNPT owned free hold land of 277 hectares at Navi Mumbai.
Many Seafarers Are Stranded Aboard Ships Because Of The Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic may be ravaging the U.S., but it hasn't slowed the action here at the Port of Baltimore. Massive ships bob in the murky waters, waiting to load or unload. In one corner of this expansive port, Reverend Mary Davisson pulls alongside a towering ship carrying cars and trucks.
Strategic Partners Create Canadas Maritime Cyber Security Centre of Excellence
Polytechnique Montréal, Neptune Cyber and Davie Shipbuilding, have today announced the start of a 5-year R&D partnership focussing on cyber security for maritime critical infrastructure. The partnership, which will create Canada s Maritime Cyber Security Centre of Excellence, aims to develop and commercialize cyber security solutions for the maritime industry.
Fiji: All maritime transport to be suspended from this evening
All maritime transport will be suspended from 6pm this evening until further notice.
National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) director Vasiti Soko confirmed this at a press conference today.
“MSAF has issued this release and members of the public are encouraged to look into maritime notice number five for details in this information,” Ms Soko said.
New Zealand: Government halts cruise ship, insists crew must be Kiwi
The Government is insisting a cruise ship must be crewed with New Zealand workers before it enters domestic waters, scuppering the plans of 700 Kiwi holidaymakers.
Le Laperouse was due to arrive in Auckland on Saturday after permission was granted by health officials in December. Starting next week, Kiwi-owned company Wild Earth Travel was to run small expeditions voyages around the country.
Abducted MV Mozart Crew Members Reported Uninjured After Pirate Attack
The owner of the MV Mozart has made contact with fifteen crew members abducted from the vessel during a violent and deadly pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea off Sao Tome last week.
Istanbul-based Boden Denizcilik confirms that all fifteen seafarers are well, uninjured and together, and their families have been contacted.
Mega container ship mass containers loss, North Pacific
Many drifted containers reported seen in North Pacific on Jan 27, understood lost by mega container ship, which is en route from USA to China. The ship it seems, is trying to avoid more losses and damages by changing course, according to her track. Awaiting ship’s ID confirmation and updates.
5G test field planned in the Port of Duisburg
Applying for a 5G upgrade in the Port of Duisburg, Duisport, the city of Duisburg, and the University of Duisburg-Essen are joining hands for setting up a 5G test field in the port of Duisburg. The stakeholders heavily rely on funding from the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Disabled tanker taken to A Coruna for repairs
Product tanker ADFINES SKY with 18000 tons of diesel fuel on board suffered engine failure on Jan 24 in Bay of Biscay north of A Coruna, Spain, while en route from West Africa to Rotterdam. Understood tanker was towed to A Coruna, reached port early Jan 27, and was berthed for repairs. Tanker was still at port on Jan 28, repairs reportedly completed, shes to resumed voyage soon.
Cargo ship collided with ferry, Japan
General cargo ship GUO MAO 1 collided with berthed ferry TOKIWA MARU at 1520 Tokyo Jan 28 in Naoetsu Port, Niigata, Honshu, Japan sea, while maneuvering in port basin. GUO MAO 1 arrived at Naoetsu from Busan with cargo of snow-melting agent, TOKIWA MARU is undergoing maintenance repairs. Both ship sustained damages: GUO MAO 1 suffered mostly hull dents; TOKIWA MARU suffered hull dents and cracks.