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Railway implements RO-RO charges, to be on par with road rates

The Indian Railways have formalized the tariff for RO-RO (Roll-on, Roll-off) service it provides to its transporters. The new charges are now equivalent…
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Iran emerges as a new channel for the trade route between Russia and India

The Chabahar Port has received renewed interest from New Delhi and high-level talks between India and Iran were conducted to activate the shorter…
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All major ports fully self-sustainable on electricity by 2030: India Govt.

The Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Mr. Sarbananda Sonowal communicated that the government of India is committed to reducing the emissions…
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Malaysia and Singapore companies come together to build a green offshore supply vessel

Three Malaysian shipbuilding and ship repair companies have come together in collaboration with a Singapore-based ship designer to build an environment-friendly offshore supply…
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Ease of business as a new trade route between India and Bangladesh cross-border has been successfully tested

The first India-Bangladesh cross-border logistics of containerized cargo utilizing the inland waterways has been successfully completed by Maersk. This Protocol Route was tested…
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EEXI and CII: The dual regulations impact global fleet dynamics

With 156 days to go, discussions on future regulations of the International Maritime Organization on existing energy-efficient vessels (EEXI) and carbon strength indicators…
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The new demurrage and detention charges (OSRA 2022) cleared by the US

The US has passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act 2022 (OSRA 2022) to expand the scope of what the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)…
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CBIC reports time taken for customs clearance on imports have reduced

According to CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) report, the average time taken for customs clearance on imports have reduced by…
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ONDC to Spread Across More Cities after the Successful Pilot Run

The successful launch of the pilot phase of ONDC (Open Network for Digital Commerce) , a protocol same as the UPI, will spread…
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GST completes 5 years, but still some key matters of concern for the shipping and logistics industry

India is the 16th largest maritime country in the world and the shipping and logistics sector is the center of the complete supply…
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