Two maritime academies this year, four more soon

Two maritime academies will be started in Kannur and Thalassery from this academic year and four more in other places soon, Kerala State Maritime Board chairman V.J. Mathew has said. Classes have begun in the existing academies in Kollam and Kodungalloor. New academies would come up in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kochi and Kasaragod. A maximum of.

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Chambers in talks for more overseas liners connecting Beypore Port

Responding to the demand of major importers in Kerala, the Federation of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) are likely to approach prominent multi-national cargo vessel operators to seek their support in improving the cargo movement through the Beypore Port. A national council member for.

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Beypore port awaits backing from major vessel operators

Even after the announcement of an operational incentive by the State government for promotion of cargo shipping through minor ports, cargo delivery at the Beypore port is yet to show an upward spiral. Major importers are of the view that the crisis in the sector can be resolved only with better cooperation from multi-national vessel.

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Operational incentive for coastal shipping enhanced

The operational incentive for vessel operators has been enhanced by the government as part of promoting coastal shipping in the State. The operational incentive will be 50% of the road transportation cost per loaded containers of 20 feet and will be applicable to the ports of Kollam, Beypore and Azhikkal at the rates prevalent in.

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Customs’ e-clearance facility getting ready at Beypore Port

A major portion of the civil works for introducing the Custom’s Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) clearance facility has been completed at the Beypore Port as part of the Union and State governments’ efforts to promote coastal shipping through minor ports and fast-track container movement. It has been a long-awaited service by exporters and importers from.

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Concor to start shipping service linking Chennai and Dhaka this month

State-run Container Corporation of India Ltd (Concor) will start coastal shipping services in the next few days on the country’s eastern coast, linking Chennai Port with Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka. The eastern coast service will be flagged off a year after Concor entered coastal shipping in January 2019 linking Deendayal Port Trust in Kandla with VO.

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JNPT commences Coastal movement of Naphtha to Dahej

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premier container port announced the commencement of Coastal movement of ‘Naphtha’, produced by ONGC. JNPT regularly handles various petroleum products including LPG, High speed Diesel, Motor Spirit, Naphtha, Crude oil through BPCL Liquid cargo jetty. ONGC is one of the major customers of JNPT and have  made significant contribution.

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