Virtual Maritime Summit from March 2 to 4

It will showcase latest trends in maritime sector The New Mangalore Port Trust has been conducting road shows to introduce the Virtual Maritme India Summit 2021 (MIS 2021) being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways from March 2 to 4. NMPT Chairman A.V. Ramana during road shows at Kanara Small Industries Association […]


Integrated maritime board soon

Decision taken in the wake of recent boat tragedy at Kachluru in East Godavari The State government will establish an integrated maritime board to enforce the rules prescribed in the NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) manual at all places where boats, of any shape and size, are used at tourist spots. The decision to set […]


ASI unearths new evidence of Nellore’s maritime history

2,000-year-old Pallava, Satavahana settlements found The discovery of a 40-acre walled enclosure with artefacts at Gottiprolu near Naidupeta in Nellore district has come as a source of major encouragement for archaeologists and historians, who believe the area was a major maritime trade point in ancient days. The recent findings would help corroborate theories pointing to […]


Venezuela reopens maritime border with Dutch Antilles

Venezuelan authorities have reopened the country’s maritime border with the Dutch Antilles islands a day after closing it, a regional military commander told Reuters on Wednesday. General Miguel Morales Miranda, second-in-command for the state of Falcon, did not give a reason for the change, which now allows boats and aircraft to travel between Venezuela and […]


China’s muscle has forced India to rethink its maritime strategy

While India watches with concern Sri Lanka’s deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is boldly visiting the Maldives on the day its autocratic president, Abdullah Yameen, is to cede power after a surprise election defeat. Modi’s visit for the new president’s inauguration effectively ensures that Yameen will peacefully transfer power to the victor, Ibrahim […]