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Shipping Min set to abolish TAMP

Shipping Min set to abolish TAMP

In a bid attract more investment in the port sector the Ministry of Shipping is finally coming out with a decision to remove Tariff Authority of Major Ports (TAMP) control over major ports in this month end, a senior ministry official said here today. The move is one of the reform processes towards the de-regulation.

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When we finally hit the target?

Missing Maritime Agenda targets has been the norm. But now, the Shipping Ministry is pushing the much needed expansion of its severely congested ports with some urgency, even as the new targets for the year have been announced. As major ports are losing their lure with investors,

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A woman entrepreneur

A woman entrepreneur

As the Chief Operating Officer of Patel Engineering, managing the global subsidiaries, Sonal Patel is amongst the few women entrepreneurs who hold this position in the construction business the world over.

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Project delay in Kolkata port

Project delay in Kolkata port

Industry observers raise concern about delay in the slew of port projects proposed in the Kolkata port. For the last 10 years, authorities have been proposing to set up cargo handling facilities at Sagar Island closer to sea.

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2nd GreenPort South Asia Conference

2nd GreenPort South Asia Conference

The second GreenPort South Asia Conference will again be held in Mumbai, on 26-27 February 2014. In order to ensure the Conference continues to deliver content pertinent to the region it serves, an Advisory Board has now been formed.

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WB power plants possess record coal stock

WB power plants possess record coal stock

In West Bengal, power plants this year have comfortable stocks of coal when compared to the same time last year. The power plants in the same time last year were struggling for coal with stock down to critical limit of four days

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The UN is wrong

The UN is wrong

Can governments effectively control over the private sector and ensure foolproof PPP project planning and delivery? The environment community has a reason to say I-told-you-so. More people (estimated over 5,500) have died in the Uttarakhand disaster than in the 9/11 attacks.