India has joined the Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment, as Observer, with the aim to cooperate with other states on reducing maritime piracy in the Indian Ocean region.
Gard has received numerous reports of abandoned or otherwise uncollected containers in ports in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. In this light, the Indian Supreme Court decided that ports are not entitled to levy storage/demurrage charges for abandoned cargo against shipowners and agents.
At least 11 workers lost their lives in a shipyard in Vishakhapatnam, in southern India, when a huge crane has collapsed during load testing.
Adani Ports and Special economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) has signed up for the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Through SBTi, companies are responding by committing to set science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.
Amid COVID-19 pandemic and the crew change issue that has arise, around 100 Indian seafarers are stranded at sea for almost three months, waiting to return back home.
Mumbai Port informed that it simultaneously signed-off of 912 crew from Cruise ship ‘Anthem of Seas’ and an equal number on another cruise ship ‘Celebrity Infinity’ in a single day on June 16, 2020.
While the the Indian fishing trawler Sea Blessia – I was underway, a gang of 15 fishermen belonging to the local fishing community from Malwan, Maharashtra, India, boarded it and stole the trawler’s equipment and fish catch.
India digitalizes its bills of lading and additional trade documentation workflows by using blockchain technology as part of its Port Community System.
Amid COVID-19 pandemic and the crew change issue that has arise, shipping companies set seven chartered flights in order to bring 2.000 seafarers from Sri Lanka, Brazil, UK back to their homes.
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