ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways Current Affairs, GK & News

Inland Vessels Bill 2021, introduced in the Lok Sabha

On 22 July, 2021 the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha amid the hullabaloo in the house due to the Pegasus snooping scandal.   Key Points This bill will bring uniformity in the application of the law which are related to navigation and inland waterways within India. The Bill was ..

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First voyage of Green Freight Corridor-2

Ministry of Shipping launched the maiden voyage under Green Freight Corridor-2 on June 30, 2021. Key points Green Freight Corridor-2 is a coastal shipping service. Voyage was launched from Cochin port to Beypore and Azhikkal ports located in north Kerala. Why voyage service was launched? First voyage service was launched in line with ministry’s plans ..

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Marine Aids to Navigation Bill Introduced

The Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021. The bill was moved by Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya. Highlights This initiative is part of the proactive approach which was adopted by Ministry of Shipping by repealing the archaic colonial laws and replacing them ..

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PM to inaugurate Second Edition of Maritime India Summit

The ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways informed that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the second edition of the Maritime India Summit (MIS) in the virtual mode on March 2, 2021. Highlights Apart from that, the ministry has already started signing several Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with various entities. Recently, the Mumbai Port ..

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