Shipping Industry
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

Business  /  Published 08.10.21

Terminal link to NE

A new shipping container terminal is coming up at Khidderpore to handle barges and small ships with an eye to connect with north east India via the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol river route. Six companies...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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

Business  /  Published 04.07.20

New shipping service link with Bangladesh

The ports at Calcutta and Haldia have introduced a new shipping service through the inland waterways between Calcutta and Chittagong and Calcutta and Dhaka in Bangladesh, amid frequent disruptions of ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/Haldia

World  /  Published 05.03.19

Shipping companies and Lanka's conservationists in alliance to save whales

When the feeding grounds of blue whales overlap with busy shipping lanes, it is often bad news for endangered marine mammals.In Sri Lanka, however, an unusual alliance has been forged: conservationist...
By AP in Colombo

Business  /  Published 05.03.20

Essar Group mulls asset recast to cut debt

Essar Group has set an ambitious target to reduce debt further by two-third before the end of December by ‘restructuring’ its portfolio spanning power, shipping and infrastructure projects.The gro...
in Calcutta


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