India

India to welcome 470 Indian seafarers

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.

Mumbai Port signs-off more than 900 seafarers

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.

Fishing trawler boarded and robbed off India

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.

Indian crew change fails despite ship managers’ efforts

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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