No fees finalized as ports readied for Indian cargo transshipment

Indian cargo ships using Mongla, Chittagong ports likely to start end of January Bangladesh’s two seaports are all set for a trial run of Indian cargo ships’ movement, tentatively later this month, under a transshipment arrangement. But the two countries are yet to finalize the transit fees to be charged. Under the arrangement, the Indian.

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Stir against Karwar commercial port expansion turns violent

Hundreds of fishermen opposing the expansion of the commercial port here enforced a bandh on the town on Monday after a fierce clash with police who tried to rein them in. Three protesters jumped into the sea and they have since been admitted to a hospital. The government has been preparing the ground to build.

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2 Indian ships to arrive at Chattogram this month

Two ships are scheduled to anchor at Chattogram port from Kolkata this month as part of the trial transshipment of Indian goods through the country’s main sea port without paying any transit charges and customs duties. At a press briefing at the port conference room on Tuesday, Chattogram Port Authority chairman Rear Admiral Zulfiqur Aziz.

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Chattogram port ready for Indian cargoes: CPA chairman

The Chattogram port is all set to start transporting Indian cargoes, said Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) Chairman Rear Admiral Zulfiqur Aziz yesterday. Two trial runs are scheduled to be held this month for transportation of goods from India’s north-eastern states to other parts using the port, Aziz said. He spoke in a meeting with journalists.

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Ports for coastal shipping demanded

Rajkot: The Kutch-based industries see coastal shipping as more economical and eco-friendly mode to transport cargo across the country. The units through the Gandhidham Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) have suggested the union ministry of shipping to promote coastal shipping and develop dedicated ports for it. The suggestions were invited by the union ministry.

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Bangladesh to allow transhipment of Indian goods from January sans custom duties, transit fees

Bangladesh, notwithstanding its decision to cancel visits by foreign and home ministers to India last week in the aftermath of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill controversy, will allow transhipment of Indian goods via Chittagong and Mongla sea ports from January without charging customs duties and transit fees. The decision, considered a new phase in connectivity between the.

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ADB has prepared an action plan to increase use of Coastal Shipping in India

In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today the Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed that an Action Plan for Coastal Shipping has been prepared by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in September, 2019. This action plan includes recommendations with respect to infrastructure creation.

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Trial run of Indian ships using Bangladeshi ports to begin in January

India will soon have access to Bangladeshi ports for movements of its cargo ships to and from India. The first trial-run in this regard will take place in January next year. The decision, considered a new phase in connectivity between the two countries, was announced by shipping secretary Md. Abdus Samad and his Indian counterpart.

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