Waterways Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI reviews Seaplane Operation Projects

On June 23, 2020, the Minister of State for shipping Shri Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the sea plane projects of India. The projects were reviewed under a unique brainstorming meeting “Chai pe Charcha”. Highlights The minister directed the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Sagarmala Development company (SDA) limited to join hands to implement the ..




Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal

Environmental organisations from Central and Eastern Europe wrote to the European Union calling for the halting of the Danube Oder Elbe Canal project. About the Project The Danube Oder Elbe canal is an artificial waterway project that seeks to connect the Rivers Danube, Oder and Elbe and provide a navigable link between the Black Sea ..


ROPAX Service

A new ROPAX service was inaugurated between Mumbai and Mandwa in Maharashtra by the Union Minister for Shipping, while highlighting the importance of waterways as a means of transport. About the Vessel The ROPAX Vessel M2M-1 was constructed in 2019 in Greece. It has high manoeuvrability and can reach speeds of up to 14 knots. ..