Articles tagged under: Alang

National Authority for Ships Recycling notified with its office in Gujarat

October 15, 2020
National Authority for Ships Recycling notified with its office in Gujarat

New Delhi: Central Government has notified the Director General of Shipping as National Authority for Recycling of Ships under the section 3 of the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019. As an apex body,DG Shipping is authorized to administer, supervise and monitor all activities relating to Ship Recycling. DG Shipping will look after the sustainable development of the Ship Recycling industry, monitoring the compliance to environment-friendly norms and safety and health measures for the stakeholders w...Read More

Viraat arrives off Alang coast after final journey

September 22, 2020
Viraat arrives off Alang coast after final journey

Alang: Indian Navy's retired aircraft carrier Viraat ha arrived near Alang ship breaking yard off Gujarat coast in Bhavnagar district after about three-day of journey. Viraat is anchored about seven nautical miles from Alang. Looking at sea tide conditions, beaching at ship-breaking yard is expected to take place on September 28. Meanwhile Customs and other procedures will take place. DeshGujaratRead More

Viraat departs for final journey to Alang

September 20, 2020
Viraat departs for final journey to Alang

Mumbai: The world's longest serving aircraft carrier INS Viraat, which was decommissioned from naval service in March 2017, set upon its final journey today from naval dockyard Mumbai to Ship breaking yard in Alang, Gujarat. The world’s oldest aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, which was in service with the Indian Navy was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai in Mar 2017. The Centaur-class carrier, spent 30 years in the Indian Navy as it's flag ship after 27 years in the Royal Navy as...Read More

Coast Guard nabs boat off Gujarat coast with 9 crew for mid-sea theft in scrapped foreign ship

February 19, 2020
Coast Guard nabs boat off Gujarat coast with 9 crew for mid-sea theft in scrapped foreign ship

Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guard today apprehended a fishing boat with 9 crews for allegedly being involved in a mid-sea theft in a dead foreign ship being towed to Alang ship-breaking yard in Gujarat. Defence PRO today said that in a swift sea operation at 0730 hours today while responding to call for help, Indian Coast Guard ship C-419 apprehended an Indian fishing boat Kirmani with 09 crews including 02 of the crew hiding on a dead vessel namely MT Morbius (AL Marzouqah) under tow by ...Read More

Alang based ship breaker purchases INS Virat for demolition

December 18, 2019
Alang based ship breaker purchases INS Virat for demolition

Bhavnagar: World's one of the oldest aircraft career INS Virat which offered its services to Indian Navy for period as long as 30 years has been now sold to Alang(Gujarat) based ship breaker firm Shri Ram Shipping through online auction for its demolition. The ship has been purchased for Rs. 26 crore plus 18% GST + 2.75% custom duty. The ship has been kept in Mumbai at present and will be pulled through tug to Alang after all clearances and procedures are concluded. A 1959 make Virat was...Read More

Cabinet approves proposal for enactment of Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 and accession to Hong Kong International Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009

November 20, 2019

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved for withdrawing of the International Financial Services Centres Authority, 2019 Bill which was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on 12th February, 2019 and pending in the Rajya Sabha and introducing the International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha in the ensuing session of the Parliament. Benefits Currently the banking, capital markets and insurance sectors in IFSC are re...Read More

10,000 migrant Alang Ship yard workers to get housing:Mandaviya

October 12, 2018
10,000 migrant Alang Ship yard workers to get housing:Mandaviya

Gandhinagar: Union Minister of state for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya today said that residential units for around 10000 North Indian workers of world famous Alang Ship recycling yard in Gujarat would be constructed. Notably most of the workers of Alang yard spread along 10 km of coast in gulf of Cambay in Bhavnagar district were from Non-Gujarati origin and a large chunk of it comes from Bihar and UP. Talking to newsmen here Mandaviya said that the central govern...Read More

Accident in Alang Ship breaking yard in Gujarat, 2 die after falling from scrapped ship

August 31, 2018
Accident in Alang Ship breaking yard in Gujarat, 2 die after falling from scrapped ship

Bhavnagar: Two labourers involved in dismantling of an old ship in Alnag ship breaking yard of Bhavnagar district today died after falling from colossal scrapped ship. Police said that Budhabhai (36) resident of Alang and Ali Ahmed (34) resident of Jharkhand were involved in cutting of a portion of the big scrapped ship at a height of over 60 ft. They suddenly fell from there due to breaking of a portion and died on the spot. The incident took place at plot number 103 of ...Read More

Tanker Ship used by ISIS seized from Alang ship-breaking yard in Gujarat

April 05, 2018
Tanker Ship used by ISIS seized from Alang ship-breaking yard in Gujarat

Bhavnagar: An incident of a scrapped tanker ship used earlier by terror outfit ISIS for Oil and gas transportation arriving in Alang ship-breaking yard of Bhavnagar district Gujarat has come to fore. The Ship from Tanzania M T Capricorn was banned by the United Nations for its use by ISIS for oil transportation from Libiya. The UN had put restrictions on oil and gas business with the terror outfits who had taken hold of that in Libiya. It reportedly arrived in Alang shi...Read More

Rupani to kick off/launch various development works in Bhavnagar on Tuesday

September 11, 2017
Rupani to kick off/launch various development works in Bhavnagar on Tuesday

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will on Tuesday, September 12 attend the concluding function of Kala Mahakumbh which is organized by the State government. The Chief Minister will inaugurate Rs 1.20 crore Alang Area Development Authority(AADA) office and Rs 18 crore 1038-seat air conditioned auditorium which has been built under Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana. The Chief Minister will also open Rs 9 crore art gallery city museum. CM Rupani will perform grou...Read More