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Greece: General Strike Shuts Down Services Across Country

Greece: General Strike Shuts Down Services Across Country

The strike left ferries to and from Greek islands tied up in port, and left Athens without a subway, tram, trolley or suburban railway, while buses were to run for 12 hours from 9 am.

06 April 2022
First Fisheries Incubator Launched To Help Aqua-Preneurs

First Fisheries Incubator Launched To Help Aqua-Preneurs

The incubator will provide hand-holding to entrepreneurs, linked to cooperatives or SHGs, for three years. This will include training, help in making business...

16 November 2021

Suez Canal Blockage: Giant Container Vessel Stuck In The Suez Canal

Two additional tugboats are speeding to canal to aid efforts to free the skyscraper-sized container ship wedged for days across the crucial waterway. That's...

Shipping Ministry To Be Renamed As Ministry Of Ports, Shipping And Waterways: PM Modi

Shipping Ministry To Be Renamed As Ministry Of Ports, Shipping And Waterways: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that the ministry is being expanded and will now also look after ports and waterways.

08 November 2020

'All 24 Indian Crew Members Aboard Seized Iranian Tanker Released, Free To Return,' Says External Affairs MoS

Grace 1, an Iranian vessel, was detained by British Marines and Gibraltar authorities on July 4, on the suspicion of violating European Union sanctions on oil...

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15 August 2019
4 Indian Crew Members Aboard Iranian Oil Tanker Released In Gibraltar

4 Indian Crew Members Aboard Iranian Oil Tanker Released In Gibraltar

The arrested crew members – the Master, Chief Officer and two Second Mates – were aboard the Panama-flagged supertanker that was detained off Europa Point...


20 July 2019
MEA In Touch With Iran To Secure Release Of 18 Indians Aboard Seized British Tanker

MEA In Touch With Iran To Secure Release Of 18 Indians Aboard Seized British Tanker

We are ascertaining further details on the incident. Our Mission is in touch with the Government of Iran to secure the early release and repatriation of Indian...


13 June 2019
Two Oil Tankers Hit In Gulf Of Oman, Attack Suspected

Two Oil Tankers Hit In Gulf Of Oman, Attack Suspected

The tankers were struck in the same area where the US accused Iran of using naval mines to sabotage four other oil ships in an attack last month, reports say.


09 June 2019
For The First Time, Ferry Service To Connect India And Maldives

For The First Time, Ferry Service To Connect India And Maldives

The initiative was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day state visit to the Indian Ocean archipelago.


21 March 2019
At Least 40 Dead As Overloaded Ferry Sinks In Tigris Near Mosul, Iraq

At Least 40 Dead As Overloaded Ferry Sinks In Tigris Near Mosul, Iraq

The accident occurred on Thursday as scores of people were out in the tourist area celebrating Nowruz, which marks the Kurdish new year and the arrival of...


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10 March 2019
More Than 80 People Injured In Japan Ferry Accident

More Than 80 People Injured In Japan Ferry Accident

A ferry collided with what apparently was a marine animal off a Japanese island, injuring more than 80 people.


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