Business  /  Published 14.09.22

Contract to spur riverine transport

Inland Water Authority of India (IWAI) has decided to offer a three-year contract to develop and maintain fairways on the Gangetic plains and Indo-Bangla Protocol Route, promising a major fillip to ca...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.06.22

Agniveers in shipping too

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) on Saturday announced six service avenues for smooth transition of Agniveers in various roles of the Merchant navy, post their stint with the Indi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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 27.12.20

Haldia-Varanasi cruise link soon: Minister

Union minister for port, shipping and waterways (independent charge) Mansukh L. Mandaviya, here on Saturday, said his ministry was trying to start cargo and cruise operations through the Ganga between...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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

Bihar  /  Published 24.09.18

Plan to dredge out Ganga bed silt deposits

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has started a survey on silt deposits in the Ganga basin from Pirpainti to Munger, mainly for smooth movement of steamers and cargo containers to transport g...
By Gautam Sarkar

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

5 new waterways added to Indo-Bangladesh Protocol routes

The Sonamura-Daudkandi route on the Gomati river in Tripura and the Rajshahi-Dhulian-Rajshahi route were added to the list of Indo-Bangladesh Protocol (IBP) routes, along with four new routes, during ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 26.12.19

Cargo vessels set for Bangladesh

Bangladesh assistant high commissioner Tanvir Mansur on Wednesday flagged off the commercial cargo service from Dhubri river port on National Waterway 2 (the Brahmaputra), in an effort to push for tra...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 23.10.19

Two new border haats for Tripura: Deb

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Wednesday said the Centre has approved two border haats for the state.Inaugurating an event on Wednesday afternoon here, Deb said the border haats play a cru...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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