Alang (India)

Type: City
Name: Alang (India)
Country: India
population: 19,690
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

What am I doing in Vasai port?

A month on, Polish sailor runs round in circles to get port permission in the face of police harassmentEugeniusz Z Reket with his papersA 52-year-old Polish national who set out on a voyage in a capsule boat made in Alang, Gujarat, has been detained at ... [Published DNA India - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Vessel sale for demolition market may run out of steam soon

EXPERTS predict the sale of vessels for the demolition market in the Indian subcontinent may have already peaked and won't recover until after the summer. Tuesday, 22.Apr.2014, 18:58 (GMT+2) EXPERTS predict the sale of vessels for the demolition market ... [Published SeaNews - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

India's shipbreaking market on fire

India's junk ship market is on fire, with the bulk of demolition sales being concluded from the country. The main reason was optimism in the industry overthe strengthening of the rupee, which dipped briefly below the INR60 per US dollar mark for the first ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After The Big Spill?

The last days of the Exxon Valdez: in the San Diego shipyard before the first name change. Photo from the collection of Gary Shigenaka, NOAA.by Gary Shigenaka (NOAA) – A popular myth exists that it is bad luck to rename a boat.  It is unclear whether ... [Published GCaptain - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

India's shipbreaking market on fire

India's junk ship market is on fire, with the bulk of demolition sales being concluded from the country. The main reason was optimism in the industry over the strengthening of the rupee, which dipped briefly below the INR60 per US dollar mark for the ... [Published Seatrade Global - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

South Asia Quarterly Update

The Platform has many member organisations in the three main South Asian countries. Every quarter we publish updates about the events taking place in South Asia. Most recent update: 8 April 2014In this quarterly publication, the NGO Shipbreaking Platform ... [Published All About Shipping - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ship owners take a breather from newbuilding ordering activity

Newbuilding ordering activity has slowed down over the course of the past week, in an indication that ship owners are looking to adopt a "wait-and-see" strategy", in terms of both the course of the freight market, as well as the pricing from shipyards. ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

GMS weekly report on Indian ship breaking industry for WEEK 13

The bulk of the market sales were concluded into India this week, with some extremely speculative prices seen by over-zealous cash buyers speculation returns.As the Rupee made some extraordinary strides over the course of the week (finishing below INR ... [Published Steel Guru - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

THE E-WASTE MUDDLE

While rules for dealing with e-waste exist, they have several shortcomings, write Manasi Khare and Ashish Patel.It’s a rushed morning, and you spill coffee on your mobile phone. The phone is ruined. You buy a replacement. The old phone is nowE-Waste.E-waste ... [Published The Statesman - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Carnegie Mellon film festival examines global "Faces of Work"

As of last Thursday, the eighth annual Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival is officially in full swing. Under this year's theme of "Faces of Work," the festival features a number of films from around the globe that all focus on workers and, often, ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

GMS weekly report on Indian ship breaking industry for WEEK 11

As sales continue to rack up, efforts to unload existing inventories at previous extravagant prices continued to frustrate cash buyers. Indeed, several high priced containers began to arrive in Alang with end buyers sure to take advantage of what they ... [Published Steel Guru - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

Warship INS Vikrant heads for Alang death

AHMEDABAD: INS Vikrant, India's first aircraft carrier which played a key role in 1971 India-Pak war, is certain to go under the hammer at Alang.The 213.3-metre-long aircraft carrier that was decommissioned in 1997 is on its way to Alang and is expected ... [Published Times of India - Jan 30 2014]

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"Without the documents, we won't be able to give him a port clearance. His agent has left him high and dry. He will have to produce the documents before May 25, which is the deadline for vessels to get a port clearance" a Vasai port official said
In another deal bound for Pakistan, Delfi's 1989-built, 8,653 "E-ldt product tanker Ermar was sold for $472 per ldt, or $4.1 million."
Clarkson Hellas added that "in gas, Astomos Energy Corporation have announced an order for one firm 83,000 CBM LPG carrier at Mitsubishi in Japan, with delivery due in mid-2016. In China, Nantong Hongqiang are reported to have taken an order for one firm 14,000 CBM small LNG carrier from domestic buyer Zhejiang Huaxing Shipping, due to deliver in the second half of 2015" , the shipbroker concluded
...of ship recycling should follow the strict regulations followed in the United States, Clancey pointed out in the panel that the wages paid were "high for Mexico, but are extremely low by U S standards." He also mentioned that ships are only dismantled in such a highly regulated fashion in Texas because they are owned by the U S government and, therefore...

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What am I doing in Vasai port? [Published DNA India - 10 hours ago]
Vessel sale for demolition market may run out o... [Published SeaNews - 15 hours ago]
India's shipbreaking market on fire [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 13 2014]
What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After Th... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]
What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After Th... [Published GCaptain - Apr 09 2014]
India's shipbreaking market on fire [Published Seatrade Global - Apr 09 2014]
South Asia Quarterly Update [Published All About Shipping - Apr 08 2014]
ASIA: Strong rupee boosts India’s scrap rates [Published Lloyd's List Daily Commercial News - Apr 08 2014]
Ship owners take a breather from newbuilding or... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 01 2014]
GMS weekly report on Indian ship breaking indus... [Published Steel Guru - Apr 01 2014]
THE E-WASTE MUDDLE [Published The Statesman - Mar 26 2014]
Carnegie Mellon film festival examines global "... [Published Individual.com - Mar 24 2014]
GMS weekly report on Indian ship breaking indus... [Published Steel Guru - Mar 19 2014]
Warship INS Vikrant heads for Alang death [Published Times of India - Jan 30 2014]
Exxon Valdez to be dismantled in India [Published Topnews.in - Jul 31 2012]
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The last days of the Exxon Valdez: in the San Diego shipyard before the first name change. Photo from the collection of Gary Shigenaka, NOAA. by Gary Shigenaka (NOAA) – A popular myth exists that it is bad luck to rename a boat.  It is unclear whether ...
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