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How Alang turned the tide due to Covid pandemic

The Times of India 25 Feb 2021
“This is the biggest ship the yard has seen in the last five years,” Patel said ... She said efforts will be made to bring more ships to India from Europe and Japan, as around 90 ship recycling plots at Alang in Gujarat> have already achieved HKC (Hong Kong International convention) compliant certificates.

India looks to enter container manufacturing

Splash24/7 25 Feb 2021
Under the program, five pillars were outlined – economy, infrastructure, system, vibrant demography and demand ... India’s Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has already set up a committee to study the feasibility of manufacturing containers at Bhavnagar in Gujarat ... .

India set to manufacture containers to boost exports

The Economic Times 23 Feb 2021
While the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has already set up a committee to study the feasibility of manufacturing containers at Bhavnagar in Gujarat, sources said that other such hubs are also being looked at ... .

Falklands War Flagship Facing Grim Future As Scrap

The Tennessee Tribune 12 Feb 2021
The ship was commissioned in the British Navy in 1959 as HMS Hermes and was later inducted into the Indian Navy in 1986-87 as INS Viraat ... Shree Ram Group of Industries, a ship breaking company based in India’s western coast state of Gujarat, bought the decommissioned warship from the Indian Navy to scrap it.

Assam zoo black panthers for Ambani's Jamnagar zoo

The Times of India 12 Feb 2021
GUWAHATI. After 40 long years will have two pairs of zebra from Israel, which will be shipped in by Reliance-owned Greens Zoological Rescue and at Jamnagar in Gujarat in exchange for two black panthers from here ... He said that several zoos want black panthers bred in Guwahati zoo ... We will have zebras here after 40 years ... Download ... .

Supreme Court stays the dismantling of INS Viraat, India’s longest-serving warship, in response to a ...

Frontline 11 Feb 2021
The process was completed last September, with the vessel being bought by Shree Ram Green Ship Recycling Industries Ltd, Gujarat, for Rs.38.50 crore in an auction conducted by the Metal Scrap Trade Corporation Limited.

Nearly Impossible To Reassemble Aircraft Carrier Viraat Now: Shipbreaker

NDTV 11 Feb 2021
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered status quo on the dismantling of decommissioned aircraft carrier "Viraat", but a Gujarat-based ship-breaker who has purchased it said it is now too late for any... .

Apex Court halts dismantling of INS Viraat

Business Line 10 Feb 2021
The warship is currently awaiting dismantling at the ship scrapping yard at Alang in Gujarat> ... In the High Court, the Centre had reportedly said that the 67-year-old ship, which had served the Navy for about three decades, was sold to the Gujarat-based Shree Ram Group, a ship-breaking firm, which won the bid.

Supreme Court stays dismantling of decommissioned aircraft carrier INS ViraatThe petitioner firm contended it wanted ...

Deccan Herald 10 Feb 2021
The petitioner firm contended it wanted to preserve the ship as a maritime museum ... It was subsequently sold to a ship breaking company as scrap for dismantling at Alang in Gujarat> ... Gujarat.

INS Viraat's dismantling to be kept on hold, says Supreme Court to owner

Hindustan Times 10 Feb 2021
A court was informed that a portion of the ship has already been dismantled ... At an auction held in July last year, the government sold the warship to Shree Ram Group of Industries, a ship-breaking firm based in Alang, Gujarat, for converting it into scrap at a price of ₹38.54 crore ... But the ship’s new owner had demanded a sum of ₹100 crore.

India Aims to Double its Shipbreaking Capacity by 2024

The Maritime Executive 09 Feb 2021
When the Indian Finance Ministry unveiled its budget for FY 2021, it revealed that the country's shipping sector will receive a much-needed boost. However, the grand winner was the ship recycling sector. Last week, India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the country's ship recycling capacity will be doubled by 2024.

Funding woes of flagging ships

Business Line 07 Feb 2021
Nothing exemplifies this challenge better than a recent time charter deal involving the Aditya Birla Group company UltraTech Cement and Global United Shipping India Pvt Ltd for transporting cement from Pipavav in Gujarat to Sri Lanka for 15 years using a newly built, India-flagged and Indian-owned ship.

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