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Marine Services Capt. Nalin Pandey

Indian Merchant Navy Roadshow Targets University Cities

The Maritime Training and Research Foundation (MTRF) in India is unleashing a nationwide roadshow across Indian university cities to ramp up greater awareness of careers within the nation’s merchant navy.   The roadshow will visit cities including Dehradun, Kolkata, Patna, Chennai, Poona and Chandigarh.   It will see free career guidance given to Indian students keen on working as merchant navy officers across various categories aboard specialized cargo ships.   MTRF is promoted by India’s apex shipping trade body - Maritime Association of Shipowners, Shipmanagers and

Capt. Sanjiv Wagh

Wagh Joins BSM India as Dy MD

  Bibby Ship Management welcomed Sanjiv Wagh as Deputy Managing Director of its India offices. With over 30 year’s industry experience, Mr Wagh joins Bibby Ship Management from Kongsberg where he was General Sales Manager for Kongsberg Maritime India. During his time with Kongsberg, he occupied a number of roles covering research and development, ship simulation and analytics. Mr Wagh joins Bibby Ship Management India handling the support functions and other operational areas within each local business. Following the announcement of Mr Wagh’s appointment, Chris Stone

GAC India Names Delaney Managing Director

Mark Delaney has been appointed Managing Director of GAC India, following the retirement of Paul Haegeman who has held the position since September 2004.   Delaney, now responsible for overseeing the continued growth of GAC’s shipping and logistics businesses in India, brings to the role more than 30 years of related industry experience. During his 23 years at GAC, Delaney has held various positions including Managing Director of GAC Thailand, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi, Commercial Director of GAC Marine and Commercial Development Manager of GAC China. Prior to joining GAC, he worked

GAC India Appoints Logistics GM for Chennai

GAC Shipping (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed C Krishnakumar as the General Manager, Logistics Services for its Chennai office to take care of the growing logistics demand in the South India market, with a primary focus on the pharmaceutical and automotive industries. Krishnakumar brings over 23 years of hands-on shipping and logistics experience to this role.   Transformations in the Indian logistics sector have presented many opportunities to providers of transport and warehousing services. Mark Delaney, GAC Shipping India’s Managing Director says Krishnakumar’s coming aboard is

Sanjiv Wagh (Photo: Bibby Ship Management)

Bibby Adds New Deputy MD in India

Bibby Ship Management has welcomed Sanjiv Wagh as Deputy Managing Director of its India offices. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Wagh joins Bibby Ship Management from Kongsberg where he was General Sales Manager for Kongsberg Maritime India. During his time with Kongsberg, he occupied a number of roles covering research and development, ship simulation and analytics. Wagh will handle Bibby Ship Management India support functions and other operational areas within each local business.   

Oerlikon Opens Third Drive Systems Plant in India

Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment inaugurated its third plant at Sanand in Gujarat, India. This is the 10th production facility for the Segment globally.   Dr. Bernd Matthes, CEO of Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment , said, “This inauguration marks an important milestone for the further development of Drive Systems Segment in India. With the additional production capacity, we continue our growth in India and further upgrade our capabilities in high-tech driven products.”   Oerlikon’s Drive Systems Segment has been present in India since 1999, with production

ABB on the Indan subcontinent Courtesy ABB

ABB Strengthens Commitment to India’s economic development

ABB doubles workforce at its global engineering and operations center in Chennai and opens a new UPS production facility near Bangalore. ABB’s expansion of the Chennai center demonstrates its commitment to the country’s “Make in India” policy, aimed at strengthening its industrial base and fueling economic growth.   The competency center, whose workforce will be doubled to 1,200 over the next two years, brings together professional engineering resources under one roof, serving ABB units across the world from its base in Chennai, among the largest industrial and

3rd India Ship Recycling Conference Set to be a Big Draw

Delegate registeration for the 3rd India Ship Recycling Conference is going on at a hot pace with a lot of interest having generated with the new Indian Government coming up with a robust growth policy for the Indian Maritime sector. In fact most of the world's ship recycling activity takes place in this region and is known to have tremendous job potential. This major conference of South East Asia is set to take place on September 18, 2014 at Hotel Vivanta by Taj Mumbai. A number of government officials, head honchos of shipping industry, several overseas delegates and other related interests are

NUSI presents Cheque for the Relief of flood affected brothers and sisters in Jammu & Kashmir

Tax Relief for Indian Seafarers

  Indian seafarers serving on Indian flagged vessel are forced to pay income tax if their vessel touches two Indian ports during a voyage whereas Indians serving on foreign flag vessels were exempted from paying such a tax. This had cast a burden not only on the seafarers but Indian shipping companies which, as a result, have been seeing flight of good talent to foreign shipping companies. The National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) has been consistently persuing the matter with the Government of India demanding grant of parity to Indian seafarers serviing on Indian vessels with those on

Mukesh Chakraborty Photo GAC

Chakraborty Appointed Branch Manager, GAC Bangalore

GAC Shipping (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed Mukesh Chakraborty as the Branch Manager, Logistics Services for its Bangalore office. Mukesh brings 13 years of experience in freight forwarding, customs clearance, transportation and warehousing and distribution to his new role. GAC is tapping into growing logistics business potential in Bangalore, India’s fastest growing major metropolis. The city is also a major hub for Business Process Outsourcing and specialised services like information technology and aeronautics. Mark Delaney, GAC Shipping India’s Managing Director, says that with

Neeraj Bansal appointed Deputy Chairman

Neeraj Bansal Appointed Deputy Chairman of JNPT

The Government of India has appointed Neeraj Bansal as Deputy Chairman of India's largest container port,  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust with immediate effect. Mr Neeraj Bansal is an Officer of Indian Revenue Servie with around twenty years of experience across the country in Direct Tax Administration, Investigation, Tax-payer Service, Vigilance, Legal & Co-ordination.  His Qualification: * LL.B. (Professional Three years course) from Kurukshetra University * B.Sc from University College, Kurukshetra University His Experience: * Wide administrative experience in the general

Ankita Batra (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

GIB India Adds Bunker and Lubricant Trader

Global marine fuel and lubricant trading and brokering company Glander International Bunkering (GIB) has hired Ankita Batra as a trader for its India office.    Batra joins (GIB) with a post graduate in the domain of Energy Trading  from  the University of Petroleum and Energy studies, Dehradun. Batra speaks Hindi and English and is familiar supplying in the ports of India, Singapore and Fujairah.

Pentagon Marine Services Capt. Nalin Pandey (Photo: Pentagon Marine Services)

New Maritime College Planned for India

One of India’s leading maritime businesses has unveiled plans for a new $10 million maritime training college in the Patna district of Bihar State in India.   Capt. Nalin Pandey, chairman and managing director of Mumbai-based Pentagon Marine Services, made the announcement as he collected an award for services to the Indian and international maritime community at the Link India U.K. Business Awards in London. The award was presented by the Indian Deputy High Commissioner to the U.K. Dr. Virander Paul.   Capt. Pandey, who is a philanthropist in India, said the latest Pentagon

Image: Shipping Corporation of India

Shipping Corp Seafarers on Hunger Strike

 Around 200 seafarers with Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), the country's largest shipping company, are on a hunger strike (industrial action) since Saturday over wages and arrears.   According to a Press Trust of India report, these seafarers, deployed on 15 vessels owned and operated by the Centre, launched their strike demanding revised wages in accordance with the clauses of National Maritime Board Indias agreement.   These seafarers have also approached the National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) for its intervention.   "SCI was meant to have increased

Photo: Schiffer Publishing

Book Review: Matterhorn

Matterhorn: The Operational History of the US XX Bomber Command from India and China: 1944-1945 is the operational history of the XX (20th) Bomber Command and its combat missions from India and China.  The book traces the development of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress program and the Allied plans to stage long-range bombers through China for strikes against Japan’s strategic industries. Each of the 49 combat missions flown by the XX Bomber Command from India and China is examined, producing the first detailed history of the B-29 campaign flown from these countries. The book is written

Presentation at the 3rd Conference on Ship Recycling

3rd Conference on Ship Recycling Bring out Revealing Facts

  A realistic picture at the grass root level of the ship breaking industry in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan unfolded at the’ 3rd Ship Annual conference on Ship Recycling on the Indian Sub-continent’ held on 18th September 2014 at Taj-President Mumbai. Organized by the world renowned Hinode, the event drew participants from various quarters of the globe especially ship builders, recyclers, classification societies representatives, government regulators, charterers, cash buyers and host of others from allied fields.   From the deliberations it was evident that the Indian ship

Nitin Gadkari. Photo: The Ministry of Shipping

Indian Maritime Development Can Create 10 Million Jobs

 Indian minister for shipping Nitin Gadkari has said port and shipping sector has potential to create nearly 4 million direct jobs and 6 million indirect employment opportunities over the next 5 years.   Gadkari said "all the developed countries have a vibrant port sector, but unfortunately, our maritime sector remained neglected over the years, despite having immense potential."   Recalling Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s thrust on port led development, Mr Gadkari said his Ministry has drawn up projects with investment potential of Rs 1,20,000 crores, (US $ 18

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