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The Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Mansukh L. Mandaviya. Photo: PIB, Govt of India.

Number of Indian Seafarers Jump by 42.3%

seafarer supplying nations in the world.At present, there are 17 lakhs seafarers globally including the 154,349 Indian seafarers. The Maritime Agenda of 2010-2020 had set a target for increasing the global share of Indian seafarers from 6% to 9% and this target  has been achieved in advance.Indian Government has also lifted the ban on opening of new pre-sea and post-sea institutes and introduced new courses which will increase the number of maritime training institutes and Indian seafarers.The Directorate General  (Shipping) is working to bring an exhaustive list of services under  one

Marine Services Capt. Nalin Pandey

Indian Merchant Navy Roadshow Targets University Cities

is likely to be under the age bracket 18-30. India will be youngest nation in the world by 2020. It’s our duty to impart skills and generate ample employment opportunities for young Indian students keen on careers in merchant navy.”   MTRF’s initiative aligns with Indian Government’s target to increase the global share of Indian seafarers from its current standing of 7pc to 9pc over next two to three years. Currently, about 1.3 million Indian seafarers serve merchant navy across the globe.   Mr Pandey said: "We also endeavor to constantly upgrade the

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IRClass Academy Focuses on Maritime Professional Development

may be designed for the benefit of practising ship superintendents to update their knowledge of upcoming regulations.   IRClass Academy is gearing up to offer this course at regular intervals in coming years in a variety of flavours customised to suit all special requirements. With the Indian government placing a great deal of emphasis on skill development and the region representing a huge cluster of resources aspiring to acquire managerial skills, this particular course is poised to emerge as the flagship program

ABB on the Indan subcontinent Courtesy ABB

ABB Strengthens Commitment to India’s economic development

is also a global pioneer in smart grids – a key component of smart cities. Its end-to-end solutions for smart cities range from smart grids, efficient resource management (water and waste), and sustainable transportation, to the next-generation of solutions for green and smart buildings. The Indian government is set to build numerous smart cities and ABB is perfectly positioned to deliver smart power solutions.   Examples of ABB projects in India include the North-East Agra power link, the world’s first multi-terminal ultrahigh voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission system, as

Presentation at the 3rd Conference on Ship Recycling

3rd Conference on Ship Recycling Bring out Revealing Facts

Nagarsheth an outstanding proponent of the Indian ship recycling industry stated that their trade association has over Rs 300 crores. They have plans to concretize the various yards, provide intensified and improved training to workers and the ship breakers can look for better days ahead as the Indian government has given it an industry status. Besides, the scope for providing employment was tremendous. Speaking on “Cash Buying: True Economics vs Speculative Economic; what lies ahead”, Siddharth Shah of Star Matrix Ltd., confided, “Cash buyers did not make more than three percent

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

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