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India, Bangladesh inaugurate cross-border energy pipeline

Hindustan Times 18 Mar 2023
India and Bangladesh on Saturday inaugurated a cross-border pipeline that will have the capacity to supply one million metric tonnes of diesel a year from Assam’s Numaligarh refinery to the northern parts of the neighbouring country. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (left) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) (File Photo).

Discussions on maritime threats and marine pollution mark Colombo Security Conclave

Indian Express 16 Mar 2023
Apart from senior officers of the Indian Coast Guard, delegates from Bangladesh, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and national stakeholders in the maritime domain participated in the fourth edition of the exercise, it added ... \u201cIt [Conclave] aims to make maritime ...

NYK sends first ship for demo in Bangladesh

Splash24/7 13 Mar 2023
... has become the first ship recycling facility in Bangladesh to receive a ship from Japan ... The HKC was adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2009, and PHP Family’s recycling yard was, until recently, the only one in Bangladesh holding a statement of compliance.

Russia’s Red Sea plans face rough waters

Asiatimes 22 Feb 2023
Whether Russia has the money, or the means, to get what it wants in the Red Sea is another matter ... In reality, though, Khartoum looks to be strongarming Moscow by asking for economic aid in exchange for access to its maritime waters ... For starters, countries could follow Bangladesh’s lead and bar entry of Russian ships to their maritime waters ... ....

Seafarers Happiness Index 2022Q4: Report shows positive progress

SAFETY4SEA 14 Feb 2023
Latest Seafarers Happiness Index (SHI) from the Mission to Seafarers reached 7.69/10, reflecting positive progress ... These seem to be from nations which were traditionally not major maritime labour markets, with the likes of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka coming to the fore ... the report highlights. Connectivity onboard ... Access to shore leave ... ....

Blue Pakistan

Dawn 04 Feb 2023
It also encompasses the energy (oil, gas and renewables), shipping, maritime, aquaculture, fisheries and tourism sectors and integrates environmental management, economic growth, and aquatic ecosystem sustainability ... Current maritime revenue projections are far behind India’s at $6bn and Bangladesh’s at $5.6bn.

\u2018Coast Guard always prepared to tackle any situation on seafront\u2019

Indian Express 01 Feb 2023
Speaking about the ICG maintaining a good relationship with its Bangladeshi counterparts, he said constant patrolling and surveillance is still carried out along the India-Bangladesh maritime boundary. \u201cAn ICG ship is positioned at the India-Bangladesh maritime ...

2022 was ‘a year of recovery’ for seafarer welfare

Seatrade Maritime News 31 Jan 2023
The Mission to Seafarers’ annual review of its Seafarer Happiness Index branded 2022 as a year of recovery for seafarer wellbeing ... Related ... Related ... In addition, there was a growing number of responses from seafarers from non-traditional maritime labour markets, such as Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka,” said the report ...   ... TAGS ... .

British Royal Navy ship visits Bangladesh  

Narinjara 17 Jan 2023
British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson said this visit is another example of the UK's long history of defence cooperation with Bangladesh, especially in the maritime domain.  ... cooperation with Bangladesh," he said.

Asian Shipbreaking Business Ends 2022 at Low Levels

The Maritime Executive 11 Jan 2023
However, due to a range of issues, it is unclear what role India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan will play in a market rebound ... GMS points out that while the overall numbers have been dwindling, India had a recent advantage as none of the Pakistani yards and only a few in Bangladesh are HKC approved.

Bangladesh Orders Four Ships from China in Fleet Expansion Effort

The Maritime Executive 06 Jan 2023
Bangladesh has become the latest country to launch plans to expand its national commercial shipping fleet ... China built and financed six new ships for Bangladesh in 2018 and 2019 (BSC) ... To support the growth of commercial shipping in Bangladesh, the government reported it will expand its current maritime training programs.

India eyes Bangladesh askey market for military hardware

Hindustan Times 03 Jan 2023
During recent visits to India, Bangladesh Air Force personnel visited facilities where such aircraft are maintained, the people said ... In this context, the people noted that the Indian side has been pressing Bangladesh to implement a memorandum of understanding inked in 2019 for providing a coastal radar system for maritime security.

UN urges countries to help Rohingya at sea as hundreds land in Indonesia

Dawn 28 Dec 2022
It said on Monday said 2022 could be one of the deadliest years at sea in almost a decade for the Rohingya with a growing number of them fleeing desperate conditions in refugee camps in Bangladesh ... The Rohingya have long been persecuted in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, which borders Bangladesh.

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