Cochin Shipyard to construct 2 autonomous electric ferries for ASKO Maritime

The country”s largest commercial shipbuilder Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) on Wednesday said it has signed contracts for construction and supply of two autonomous electric ferries to Norway-based ASKO Maritime, with an option to build two more identical vessels. The Cochin-based shipbuilder is already constructing 23 hybrid electric boats for Kochi Water Metro. CSL won this.

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Alang goes against the tide amid Covid crisis

Shipbreakers at Alang, the world’s largest shipbreaking yard, are keenly watching how the Covid-19 crisis unfolds across the globe. Their businesses were almost wiped out during the lockdown, but the tide seems to have turned in the last month. From a total of nine ships in April and May, the yard has seen 25 vessels.

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Labour shortage impedes operations at Alang shipbreaking yards

The world’s biggest shipbreaking yard in Alang, Gujarat, has resumed work by end April but they are all smarting under an acute shortage of labour. “There is no labour for loading, unloading and ship cutting. Imagine running this labour intensive unit with just 30% of workers,” said Haresh Parmar, a ship-breaker at Alang and a.

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Hindustan Shipyard has a bright future, says CMD

Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) Chairman and Managing Director Rear Admiral L.V. Sarat Babu on Sunday predicted a promising future for the premier shipbuilding yard. Speaking at the celebration of 79th Foundation Day of the HSL here, he said with the all-out support of the workforce and the stakeholders, the position of the yard was improving..

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Shipping Ministry approves Revised cost estimates to augment Ship Repair facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Ministry of Shipping has approved the Revised Cost estimate of an amount of Rs. 123.95 crore for augmenting Ship Repair facilities in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Shipping activities are lifeline of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, as majority of the development activities are linked to it. To keep the shipping activities alive without any interruption, the.

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