North East  /  Published 17.08.22

Successful trial run

Union Minister Pratima Bhoumik on Tuesday received a consignment in Tripura's Sepahijala district as part of a trial run for cargo movement from Calcutta to northeast via Bangladesh's Mongla p...
By PTI in Agartala

News  /  Published 29.07.22

Kolkata Port to carry out 4 trial runs for cargo movement using Bangladesh ports

The Kolkata Port, now rechristened as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SMP), will undertake four trial runs before the implementation of an agreement on the use of neighbouring Bangladesh’s Chittago...

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.03.22

Six trucks on goods ship sink

Six stone chips laden trucks on board a goods ship sank in Ganga on Thuirsday night between Sahibganj district of Jharkhand and Manihari area of Katihar district of Bihar. As of now three-four pe...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Docked cargo ship partly capsizes at Kolkata port

A vessel loaded with 165 containers partly capsized at Netaji Subhas Dock of the Kolkata port on Thursday, an official said. No casualty was reported in the incident, though a number of containers ha...

Business  /  Published 10.01.22

Incentives lined up for export shipments

The Centre plans to offer incentives to shipping lines and take steps to remove container shortages in the budget as it looks to more than double exports to $1 trillion in five years. Besides, the go...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Rail offer: Cheaper fly ash transport

Officials of the Malda division of Eastern Railway have taken up the task to augment their income by increasing cargo movement in the division. As part of the plan, they held a meeting with a delegat...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.21

Bangla nationals saved from sinking ship

A team of the Sunderbans district police rescued 13 persons, of whom 12 are Bangladeshi nationals, from a cargo ship carrying fly ash from Haldia to Bangladesh that capsized late on Wednesday evening....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Business  /  Published 26.09.21

Container re-export rule eased

The government on Saturday allowed imported containers to remain at Indian ports for up to nine months to help solve the container shortage issue faced by exporters, according to an official circular....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.03.21

Suez Canal: Ever Given set free

The mammoth cargo ship blocking one of the world’s most vital maritime arteries was wrenched from the shoreline and finally set free on Monday, raising hopes that traffic could soon resume in th...
By Vivian Yee and Marc Santora in New York

World  /  Published 29.03.21

Cargo ship blocking Suez Canal floats again

With hopes rising that the partial refloating of the Ever Given means the Suez Canal will soon reopen for business, shipping analysts cautioned that it will take time — perhaps days — for ...
By Vivian Yee, Marc Santora in Cairo


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