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Inland Waterways Authority Of India Iwai
North East  /  Published 06.09.21

Centre boost to Northeast waterways

The Inland Waterways Authority of India recently signed two MoUs to set up the northeast’s first ship repair facility at Pandu here and another for the smooth transport of large cargo vessels in...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 10.01.21

SCI to start waterways service

Government-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) plans to collaborate with Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) soon to begin inland waterways and coastal shipping services. The services th...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.19

Cargo ripples in Ganga

A barge with 52 containers of edible oil belonging to the Fortune brand of Adani Wilmar on Tuesday began its voyage from Haldia to Patna on the Hooghly, marking the formal start of such cargo trips al...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

Business  /  Published 30.10.18

Waterways body IWAI opens up to private role

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will have revenue sharing arrangements with private parties to operate its terminal in Calcutta amid rising corporate interest in inland cargo on accoun...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Dredging along the Brahmaputra not feasible: Panel

An expert committee formed by the Assam government has said dredging operations along the entire length of the Brahmaputra will not be a feasible option to mitigate its flood and erosion hazards.The e...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Bangla barge sinks in Hooghly

A Bangladeshi barge ferrying fly ash capsized in the Hooghly after colliding with an Indian port craft in Budge Budge, in South 24-Parganas, on Thursday morning.Calcutta Port Trust officials said MV M...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.11.19

Container cargo sets sail for Pandu

The Centre will start the first container movement on the Brahmaputra (National Waterway 2) on Monday to give a push to inland waterways.A landmark container cargo consignment will sail on the route f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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