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Iran Offers India Bigger Role in Developing Port of Chabahar

Jul 18, 2015

The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran is central to India's efforts to circumvent arch-rival Pakistan and open up a route to landlocked Afghanistan where it has developed close security ties and economic interests. According to a Reuter's report…

India to Lease New Nuclear Submarine from Russia

Jul 09, 2015

India is in final talks with Russia to lease a new nuclear attack submarine, giving a much needed boost to its depleting underwater fleet, the Times of India reported. A decision, according to Indian analysts, will be taken during a meeting…

Peel Ports, JNPT in Historic Partnership

Jun 13, 2015

At a formal event presided by ShriNitinGadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport,Highways and Shipping in the presence of ShriAnil Desai, Member of RajyaSabhainMumbai, India’s No.1 Container Terminal Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust,  have today…

Germany Looking to Dock Submarine Deal with India

May 29, 2015

The German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen is visiting India lobbying for the purchase of German Stealth Submarines and European military hardware, say local media. Sources said that Ursula  talked of Eurofighter and [HDW] submarines…

China Lures India with Deep Sea Mining Cake

May 08, 2015

A week before Indian Prime Minister Narendara Modi is set to visit the country, China said it was ‘eager to cooperate’ with India on deep sea mining in the Indian Ocean, reports Press Trust of India. China's sweetheart deal is to break through…

'Make in India’ - the Newbuzzword in Indian Shipping Sector

Apr 18, 2015

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi's  'Make in India’ initiative offers a plethora of opportunities in the maritime sector, particularly in shipbuilding, with the Shipping Ministry projecting a quantum jump in the volume of cargo and passengers moved through water transport…

India Not Pressurized by US-China Deal

Jan 25, 2015

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a climate deal between the United States and China does not put pressure on India, but that global warming itself was reason to take action.India, the world's third largest carbon emitter, is reluctant…

U.S., India to Seal Nuclear Deal

Jan 25, 2015

The United States and India have reached a breakthrough on two issues holding up civil nuclear cooperation between them, U.S. President Barack Obama told a news conference in New Delhi on Sunday.The two countries signed a landmark civilian…

Obama, Modi Aim High on India Trip

Jan 25, 2015

In a fresh bid to make India an enduring strategic partner, U.S. President Barack Obama lands in New Delhi on Sunday for a highly symbolic parade and to nurture friendship with a prime minister who until last year was persona non grata in Washington…

India's Ministry of Shipping on Twitter

Jan 13, 2015

Mr Nitin Gadkari, India's Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways earnestly believes that social media has an important role to play in the task of nation-building in Worlds' biggest democracy. Ministry of Shipping is now on Twitter…

Kerry to Push India to Give U.S. Companies Greater Access

Jan 10, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry will push India to make it easier for U.S. companies to do business there on a trip next week that also takes him to Europe to meet officials from Oman, Iran and Bulgaria, U.S. officials said on Friday.Earlier this week…

LOC Establishes Mumbai Office

Nov 04, 2014

London Offshore Consultants (LOC) has opened an office in the district of Vile Parle East in Mumbai, India.Paul Miles, Regional Head of the Middle East, India and Caspian for the LOC Group said, “We have recruited Rohan Murray who is a marine…

India to Develop Iran's Chabahar Port

Oct 20, 2014

India will float a company to develop Iran's Chabahar Port, a government statement said on Saturday, as New Delhi aims to take advantage of a thaw in Tehran's relations with world powers.The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran is central…

ST Engineering Injects Capital into Leeboy India

Sep 18, 2014

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced today that its land systems arm, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd has injected S$4.2m (equivalent to INR200m) into its wholly owned subsidiary, SDG Kinetics Pte Ltd (SDGK)…

Support for Indian Shipbuilding Industry : Exim Bank Study

Sep 10, 2014

The development of a successful shipbuilding sector has been pivotal to the rapid and robust economic development in most countries in the world with long coastal boundaries.  Shipbuilding industry has the potential to significantly contribute to national GDP…

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