Amid COVID-19 pandemic, two Filipinos and two Indians were found positive for coronavirus at the Alang shipbreaking yard in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, the Indian Express reported.
470 Indians will arrive at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), Goa, onboard the Norwegian cruise liner, Norwegian Escape, making the port the first Indian one to host the cruise liner.
The National Union of Seafarers (NUSI) in India announced that they are to propose to the Indian Prime Minister’s Office that seafarers have voting rights onboard ships, gratuity fund, and other welfare initiatives for Indian seafarers.
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.
The Bombay High Court allowed an under-arrest passenger vessel to leave its anchor in Mumbai port and move temporarily to safe waters due to cyclone Nisarga.
Eight ship managers joined forces with crewing firms to run a charterflight from Mumbai to Doha and back, as well as Delhi to Doha and back, to fly Indian crew looking to join ships abroad and to bring back those who had signed off after spending extended contract tenures at sea.
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