Sagarmala Current Affairs, GK & News

Sagarmala Seaplane Services Project

The Government of India is to initiate the project of Sagarmala Seaplane Services on selected routes. Which ministry is implementing the Sagarmala Seaplane services? Ministry of ports, shipping and waterways. What is the main objective of Sagarmala Seaplane services? The project aims to provide air connectivity to numerous tourist, religious, remote and unexplored locations near ..

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New Routes for Inland waterway

The Government of India recently identified new routes for ferry services through inland waterways. This is being done to promote coastal shipping and boost tourism. About the New Routes The new routes include Hazira, Somnath temple, Okha and Jamnagar. Also, destinations along the international routes have also been identified under the Sagarmala Project. The Sagarmala ..

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Mission Sagar-II: INS AIRAVAT enters Port Sudan

On October 2, 2020, the Indian Naval Ship Airavat entered Port Sudan as part of Mission Sagar Phase II. Under Mission Sagar, India is currently providing assistance to its friendly foreign countries to help them overcome COVID-19 pandemic and natural calamities. INS Airavat was carrying a consignment of 100 tonnes of food aid. Highlights In ..

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Shipping Ministry inaugurated ‘Direct Port Entry Facility’ at V.O. Chidambaranar port

A direct port entry facility was launched at the V O Chidambarnar port in Tuticorin by Union minister of state for shipping and minister of state for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya. Highlights The modern Direct Port Entry would allow direct movement of containers from mills to the container terminal round the clock, without in-between ..

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First Maritime Museum of India to be set up at Lothal

Lothal, a Harappan site of one of the oldest ports in India is located on the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat has been chosen for setting up the first maritime museum, the National Maritime Heritage Museum of India. The Museum will have its own independent research center of underwater archaeology that will work towards an archaeology ..

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