Alang (India)

Type: City
Name: Alang (India)
Country: India
population: 19,690
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

3rd India Ship Recycling Conference Set to be a Big Draw

Delegate registeration for the 3rd India Ship Recycling Conference is going on at a hot pace with a lot of interest having generated with the new Indian Government coming up with a robust growth policy for the Indian Maritime sector. In fact most of the ... [Published Marine Link - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Role Of A Cash Buyer in Ship Recycling

Companies within the ship recycling industry are known as cash buyers when they purchase a vessel with 100% cash. In turn, the cash buyer sells the vessel to a recycler in any one of the ship recycling countries. For vessels purchased basis “as is”, ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan reigns as Indians play shipbreaking wait-n-watch game

August 2014 proved a largely forgettable month for the Indian ship recycling industry, as swings in the value of the rupee and volatility in steel scrap prices made cash buyers turn cautious, but fanned interest in demolition yards across the country’s ... [Published Seatrade Global - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Ship detention highlights need for legal framework for ship recycling

, after receiving an alert from the Shipbreaking Platform – a non-governmental organisation comprising a coalition of environmental, human rights and labour organisations – the Flemish regional government in Belgium detained the Liberian-flagged, 45,500 ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mini Japan in the making in Gujarat

GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's love for Japan is likely to manifest into a mini Japan in Gujarat. In five years, a sizeable populace from Japan is likely to descend upon the state as a number of big and small-ticket industrial projects have ... [Published Times of India - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 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 - Sep 01 2014]
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 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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3rd India Ship Recycling Conference Set to be a... [Published Marine Link - Sep 12 2014]
The Role Of A Cash Buyer in Ship Recycling [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 08 2014]
Pakistan reigns as Indians play shipbreaking wa... [Published Seatrade Global - Sep 08 2014]
Ship detention highlights need for legal framew... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Sep 04 2014]
Mini Japan in the making in Gujarat [Published Times of India - Sep 02 2014]
PM Narendra Modi talks to Japan, benefits to fl... [Published Financial Express - Sep 01 2014]
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]
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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The Role Of A Cash Buyer in Ship Recycling [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Sep 08 2014]
Companies within the ship recycling industry are known as cash buyers when they purchase a vessel with 100% cash. In turn, the cash buyer sells the vessel to a recycler in any one of the ship recycling countries. For vessels purchased basis “as is”, ...
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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