IMO launches new rules on electronic information exchange
IMO (International Maritime Organisation) has mandated a new rule for national governments to launch electronic information exchange between ships and ports.The main motive of the rule is to make cross-border trade simpler and to make efficient logistics chain for more ..
Tags: IMO • Logistics • Systems science • Technology systems • Water transport
56th National Maritime Day (NMD-2019)
The National Maritime Day (NMD) of India is celebrated every year on April 5 to spread awareness in supporting intercontinental commerce and the global economy. On this day, in 1919, navigation history was created when SS Loyalty, the first ship ..
Tags: Directorate General of Shipping • Maritime history of India • NMD • Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. • Steam Navigation Company
River Information System
In January, 2016, India’s first River Information System (RIS) was launched by Union Government facilitate safe and accurate inland waterway navigation. It has been launched in phases and the first phase will cover 145-km stretch of National Waterways 1 (Phase ..
Tags: Farakka • Inland • Inland Electronic Navigational Charts • Inland navigation • Inland Waterways Authority of India
World Maritime Day (WMD) observed on 29 September
The World Maritime Day (WMD) is observed every year on September 29 to acknowledge the maritime industry and to highlight the importance of shipping safety, maritime security, and the marine environment. The 2017 theme ‘Connecting Ships, Ports and People’ was ..
Tags: International Maritime Organization • Maritime transport • Transport • Water • Water transport