Alang (India)

Type: City
Name: Alang (India)
Country: India
population: 19,690
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

PM Narendra Modi talks to Japan, benefits to flow to Gujarat state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's on-going visit to Japan is expected to usher in exponential financial benefits for Gujarat. Not only were the Ahmedabad Metro project and the bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai discussed on Monday, adequate Japanese ... [Published Financial Express - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Surprise! Subrata Roy's Sahara group keen contender for Mumbai floating hotel

The Sahara group is a keen contender for Mumbai’s first floating hotel project, even as it is in the process of selling off its iconic hotels — Grosvenor House in London, Plaza Hotel and Dream House in New York — to secure the bail bond for the release ... [Published Financial Express - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

India's shipbreakers in safety spotlight

by Editorial StaffIndia : The Indian government is contemplating updating labour laws for its shipbreaking industry, The Hindu newspaper has reported. However, it has been claimed that any such move would have little impact on the 'cycle of deaths' at ... [Published Recycling International - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ever-compliant Hapag-Lloyd takes on regulatory costs before it must

LOSS-MAKING Hapag-Lloyd has decided to add costs by no longer selling vessels to shipbreakers that do not comply with strict United Nations regulations - even though the regulations are not in force. Thursday, 14.Aug.2014, 20:47 (GMT) LOSS-MAKING Hapag-Lloyd ... [Published SeaNews - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Report paints grim picture of Alang shipbreaking industry safety record

In what is a major setback for the shipbreaking industry in India, a study carried out by the Mumbai-based Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) on Alang yards showed that working conditions had hardly improved over the years since its inception 31 ... [Published Seatrade Global - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

India shipbreaking moved from Steel...

India's shipbreaking has been removed from the Steel Ministry to come under the Shipping Ministry to help the sector attract more business and deflect criticism, reports the Hindu daily of Chennai.This will be done through Shipping Ministry marketing ... [Published Transport Weekly - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

New names: Ministries of Ganga, ship-breaking

Sending out a clear indication of new challenges and priorities, the Narendra Modi government has decided to change the names of several key ministries.The ministry of environment & forests will be known as the ministry of environment, forests, and climate ... [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Ship breaking industry shifted from Steel to Shipping Ministry

(Follow @steelguru on Twitter for important updates)According to sources in the Shipping Ministry, the ship breaking industry, so far under the Steel Ministry, has now come under the control of the Shipping Ministry. This will help the sector attract ... [Published Steel Guru - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ship-breaking industry shifted from Steel to Shipping Ministry

The ship-breaking industry, so far under the Steel Ministry, has now come under the control of the Shipping Ministry. This will help the sector attract more ships to Indian yards, including the world’s largest — Alang in Gujarat — and get marketed well ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Blast kills five at Asia’s biggest shipbreaking yard

Five people were killed and at least two injured today in a gas explosion at Asia's largest shipbreaking yard on the west coast of India, police said.The accident occurred as a group of labourers were breaking up a ship at a yard in Alang, in the state ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 2 reports

Explosion - Asia - India

EDIS Number: EX-20140628-44321-IND Date / time: 28/06/2014 23:42:50 [UTC] Event: Explosion Area: Asia Country: India State/County: State of Gujarat Location: Alang Number of Deads: 5 person(s) Number of Injured: 2 person(s) Number of Infected: ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 29 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 MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]

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"Prime Minister Abe expressed his hope that India could introduce Shinkansen system for the Ahmedabad – Mumbai route. Prime Minister Abe expressed his readiness to provide financial, technical and operational support to introduce Shinkansen system, for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his appreciation. The two Prime Ministers look forward to the completion of the Joint Feasibility Study on High Speed Railway system on Ahmedabad –"
"Earlier, cutting a ship would take about six months; now it's done in one and a half months" a gas cutter is quoted as saying. Another dismisses the supposed commitment of yards to the improvement of working conditions as 'just for show'...
"It may well be some time before we see Indian buyers offering with the vigour and bullishness of the last quarter, with many predicting some further lows to come on the currency in the weeks ahead before any improvements are seen" said US-based cash buyer GMS
...explosion due to gas leakage in the ship on which they were working," Maninder Pratap Singh Pawar, a senior police officer from Bhavnagar district. "Out of the five, two died on the spot while three succumbed to burn injuries in the hospital" Pawar added...

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PM Narendra Modi talks to Japan, benefits to fl... [Published Financial Express - 14 hours ago]
Surprise! Subrata Roy's Sahara group keen conte... [Published Financial Express - Aug 31 2014]
India's shipbreakers in safety spotlight [Published Recycling International - Aug 22 2014]
Ever-compliant Hapag-Lloyd takes on regulatory ... [Published SeaNews - Aug 15 2014]
Report paints grim picture of Alang shipbreakin... [Published Seatrade Global - Aug 11 2014]
India shipbreaking moved from Steel... [Published Transport Weekly - Aug 07 2014]
New names: Ministries of Ganga, ship-breaking [Published Hindustan Times - Aug 06 2014]
Ship breaking industry shifted from Steel to Sh... [Published Steel Guru - Aug 05 2014]
Ship-breaking industry shifted from Steel to Sh... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 03 2014]
Explosion - Asia - India [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 29 2014]
Blast kills five at Asia’s biggest shipbr... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 28 2014]
Gas explosion leaves five dead, ten injured in ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jun 28 2014]
What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After Th... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]
Exxon Valdez to be dismantled in India [Published Topnews.in - Jul 31 2012]
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Explosion - Asia - India [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 29 2014]
EDIS Number: EX-20140628-44321-IND Date / time: 28/06/2014 23:42:50 [UTC] Event: Explosion Area: Asia Country: India State/County: State of Gujarat Location: Alang Number of Deads: 5 person(s) Number of Injured: 2 person(s) Number of Infected: ...
Blast kills five at Asia’s biggest shipbr... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 28 2014]
Five people were killed and at least two injured today in a gas explosion at Asia's largest shipbreaking yard on the west coast of India, police said.The accident occurred as a group of labourers were breaking up a ship at a yard in Alang, in the state ...
What Happened to the Ship Exxon Valdez After Th... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 09 2014]
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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