India says it aims to be ‘global leader ‘ship recycling

India Ministry of Shipping secretary Gopal Krishna revealed these plans in a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Energy event held on 19 November. Mr Krishna told delegates that the country is boosting its ship recycling capacity by 40% by 2024. A CII tweet summarised Mr Krishna’s comments “India aims to be a global leader in.

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India accedes to Honk Kong convention for ship recycling

The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved India’s accession to the Hong Kong Convention on Hong Kong International Convention for Ship Recycling, which will help provide a boost to the ship-wrecking industry in India. “By this accession, what we bring in is environment protection and workers’ safety are all going to get.

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South Goa to get maritime cluster

Aiming to tap the state’s potential as a shipbuilding hub, the government has planned to set up a maritime cluster in South Goa which will support the local blue economy comprising of private shipyards and small marine units. Disclosing the construction of a cluster “soon”, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that the government has already.

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Cochin Shipyard gets Rs. 3,000 crore contract from Indian Navy

Cochin Shipyard on Friday said it has won a contract worth over Rs. 3,000 crore for making indigenous aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy. The contract covers the operational and harbour acceptance trials of various equipment and systems installed onboard and also the sea trials of the carrier. “Cochin Shipyard Ltd signed the Phase-III contract.

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Panel issues norms for ship-breaking at Azhikkal

The Kerala State Human Rights Commission has ordered that permission be obtained from the port administrators and the District Collector before breaking ships at the unit of the Steel Industries Kerala Limited (SILK), at Azhikkal. The commission also directed the company to get the required permission from the Pollution Control Board and Mining and Geology.

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