DG Shipping revokes approval for TN maritime institute

The Director General of Shipping (DGS) has de-recognised and permanently revoked the approval granted to Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Maritime Science and Engineering for non-compliance including issuing fake certificates to candidates. KS Alagiri, S Soundrapandian, KSA Vatchala, KSa Santhi and A Anusaya, trustees of the Kamalam Sambandam Alagiri Educational and Charitable Trust, which runs the.

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Fake seafarers’ certificate issue echoes in Parliament

The Directorate-General of Shipping has debarred over 300 seafarers from sailing for one year for securing qualification certificates without attending classes. India’s maritime administration issued show cause notices to 3,762 seafarers on September 28 who it believes secured the bogus certificates issued by at least four institutes without attending classes and receiving training, reported on.

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Maritime Training Trust to provide scholarships to encourage women seafarers

Maritime Training Trust, jointly run by the government and the local shipping industry, has decided to provide scholarships up to ₹1,00,000 to women seafarers undergoing pre-sea courses at training institutes approved by the Directorate General of Shipping. The scholarship is aimed at encouraging and promoting women to take up seafaring as a career, a DG Shipping.

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Carriers must train their crews for IMO 2020 or risk criminality, warns seafarer union

Seafarer representatives are increasingly worried that the forthcoming IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulations could result in a spate of criminal convictions. Seafarer union Nautilus International said a recent case involving a P&O Cruises vessel in the North Europe special emission control area (SEVA), which extends from the Channel to the Baltic Sea, set a worrying precedent,.

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India’s first maritime museum coming up at Lothal in Gujarat

Underwater or marine archaeology in India is all set to get a boost with the government deciding to establish a National Maritime Heritage Museum at Lothal, a Harappan site on the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat. The museum will also be an independent research centre of underwater archaeology for reconstruction of maritime history, archaeology of boat.

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Shipbuilding has one of highest employment multipliers: Mansukh Mandaviya

In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today the Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed that the Indian shipyards employ around 30,000 people at present which will substantially go up once this sector is revitalized. Among manufacturing activities, shipbuilding has one of the highest employment multipliers, which is 6.4. It is.

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Indian Logistics Sector: 21CC Education & Portall Infosystems provide e-learning solutions

21CC Education, one of the leading providers of e-learning and training solutions in the logistics industry, today announced its partnership with Portall Infosystems, to provide attractive and interesting online course materials for the maritime and logistics community on Portall’s technology platforms. The joint effort will help address the challenge of skill-gap in the industry by.

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A P Moller-Maersk to open exclusive facility to train cadets in Tamil Nadu

Danish container logistics giant A P Moller-Maersk Group A/S will open an exclusive facility to train cadets it hires from India by operating a centre of excellence jointly with the Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) University at Thenpattinam in Tamil Nadu. A P Moller-Maersk, which runs Maersk Line, the world’s biggest container shipping.

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