Latest News for: Coastal shipping


Cochin Shipyard Ltd revives Hooghly Dock facility

The Telegraph India 16 Aug 2022
The unit, which was formally inaugurated by the Union port, shipping and waterways minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday, will make inland and coastal cargo vessels and inland cruise vessels among others for the private sector apart from tugs, roll-on roll off vessels ... The unit would require to deliver at least 8-10 ships in a year to break even.

Former Tamil migrant ship being dismantled in B.C.

CTV 16 Aug 2022
An abandoned cargo ship that once brought 76 Tamil migrants from Sri Lanka to British Columbia is being dismantled. The vessel was the first of two ships carrying Tamil asylum seekers to reach B.C.'s coastal waters more than a decade ago ... .

Sichuan heatwave curbs hydropower generation in threat to power supply

Business Day 16 Aug 2022
A heatwave in Sichuan is curbing hydropower generation in a growing threat to electricity supply and economic growth in one of China’s most-populous provinces.  ... Still, river and coastal shipping carries about 16% of goods in China, according to a transport ministry report in 2020, so there could be problems if water levels keep dropping.

16 rescued as cargo vessel capsizes off Masbate

The Philadelphia Inquirer 15 Aug 2022
Petty Officer 2nd Class Donald Canoy, Coast Guard station commander, told the Inquirer in a text message that the ship came from the Port ...

China's weekly coastal bulk freight index edges up 13 Aug 2022
13 (Xinhua) -- China's coastal bulk freight index went up slightly in the week ending Friday, ...

Vizhinjam Coast Guard station gets patrol vessel

The Times of India 13 Aug 2022
He said rebasing of the ship would enhance the coastal security of the state and the increased capabilities in search and rescue will aid in high availability disaster recovery missions.

How is China trying to redefine power balance in Taiwan Strait?

The Telegraph India 13 Aug 2022
"They should focus more on enhancing the reserves and building up stockpiles of anti-ship cruise missiles that can be launched from coastal areas," he said ... "Additionally, Taiwan should prioritize military investment for ground-based air-defense missiles or ground-based anti-ship missiles, which form a more effective defense force quickly.".

Chinese Ship ‘Yuan Wang 5’ and India-Sri Lanka-China Triangle

The Siasat Daily 11 Aug 2022
Yuan Wang 5 is a third-generation tracking ship of the Yuan Wang Series ... The docking of the Chinese ship in Hambantota port has a huge implication on Tamil Nadu which has a coastal area of 1,076 km ... The state police have stepped up security of the coastal region as they apprehend some disruptions in the state due to the arrival of the Chinese ship.

Turkey resumes East Med drilling amid tensions with Greece

The Arab Weekly 10 Aug 2022
The Abdulhamid Han, Turkey's fourth drill ship, will operate 55 kilometres off the Gazipasa region in the southern coastal province of Antalya, Erdogan said ... We do not need to receive permission or consent from anyone for this," he said, speaking at a ceremony to launch the ship in Turkey's coastal Mersin province.

America’s Media Focusses on Nancy Pelosi, Omits Coverage of Military Threats Directed against China

GlobalResearch 10 Aug 2022
naval command RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific Amphibious Assault Training) was carrying out maneuvers involving 170 aircraft, 38 ships, four submarines, and 25,000 military personnel from all the G7 imperialist countries ... Navy sent fleets of armored ships to patrol Chinese rivers and coastal waters.

Australia looks at developing coastal trades

Splash24/7 09 Aug 2022
Coastal shipping is a small but important part of the New Zealand freight system, which is why the government is investing in making coastal shipping a more viable alternative to strengthen and diversify our domestic supply chain, helping to secure New Zealand’s recovery from covid-19.

Turkey's new drill ship to operate outside disputed waters in Mediterranean

Reuters 09 Aug 2022
The Abdulhamid Han, Turkey's fourth drill ship, will operate 55 kilometres off the Gazipasa region in the southern coastal province of Antalya, Erdogan said ... to launch the ship in Turkey's coastal Mersin province.Register now for FREE unlimited access to

A major push for RO-RO / RO-PAX ferry services

Business Line 09 Aug 2022
... pollution and promote coastal shipping on several feasible routes,” Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, said in the Lok Sabha recently.

Ship lined up for first NZ-run trans-Tasman shipping service in years

RNZ 08 Aug 2022
Dunphy said the new service was separate from the coastal shipping service, backed by $10 million from Waka Kotahi, which they are hoping to start next year with a Nelson-New Plymouth service using a suitable roll on roll off vessel that did not need special docking facilities such as link spans.

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