Alang (India)

Type: City
Name: Alang (India)
Country: India
population: 19,690
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 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 Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

India industrial gas engines market: Latest market analysis presented

(live-PR.com) - Industrial Engines installed base in India is only like to improve further and its important for companies operating in the industry to understand the dynamics of emerging demand to be able to service these across different demand pockets ... [Published Live-PR.com - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Indian shipbreaking bounces back as rupee strengthens

In the end, it was simply a matter of holding one’s nerve, refusing to commit locally and weathering the storm caused by the sagging value of the Indian rupee against the US dollar and the dipping prices of steel scrap.As the Indian currency regained ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Mar 10 2014]
Entities: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

Indian breakers aim to stay ahead of Brussels dictates

Yard association official Nitin Kanakiya says recyclers are mulling various ‘options’ to enable them to meet the new European Ship Recycling RegulationIndian shipbreakers’ leader, Nitin Kanakiya, claims that the world’s top vessel-recycling complex at ... [Published MyNewsDesk - Mar 08 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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...The shipbroker added that "compared with previous week’s levels, a large of 300% is recorded in the liner segment (8 new orders from 2 last week) and 67% in the volume of new orders for special projects (5new orders from 3 in the last week). A weekly decrease of 68% is recorded in the bulker segment (11 new orders from 34 in the last week) and 75% in the tanker segment (2 new orders from 8 last week)"
...global development and technological expansion are changing the nature of workplace demographics and methods of production" by highlighting the "important but often overlooked work of individuals such as a nurse, a factory worker, a glass blower, a fisherman, and a women's rowing team." Several of his works will be screened along with other films over the course of the festival -- including Shipbreakers, for which Goodman posthumously...

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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]
India industrial gas engines market: Latest mar... [Published Live-PR.com - Mar 11 2014]
Indian shipbreaking bounces back as rupee stren... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Mar 10 2014]
Indian breakers aim to stay ahead of Brussels d... [Published MyNewsDesk - Mar 08 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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