Articles tagged under: GMB

Adani to build infrastructure at Hazira for Gogha-Hazira ro ro ferry service

July 04, 2020
Adani to build infrastructure at Hazira for Gogha-Hazira ro ro ferry service

Hazira: Adani Hazira Ports Pvt Ltd (AHPPL) will build the temporary infrastructure at Hazira port for Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Ro ferry service. Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) has issued the letter of acceptance to AHPPL in this regard.AHPPL operates a container terminal at Hazira. AHPPL quoted the lowest - Re one - (for 11 months) in the bids invited by Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) which is eventually going to operate the ferry service. Adani has agreed to provide us the temporary infrastructure in th...Read More

IAS Vijay Nehra transferred

May 17, 2020
IAS Vijay Nehra transferred

Gandhinagar: Year 1996 batch IAS officer, Mukesh Kumar, Vice Chairman and CEO of Gujarat Maritime Board has been transferred as new Municipal Commissioner of Amdavad Municipal Corporation replacing Vijay Nehra. Mukesh Kumar was appointed as incharge municipal commissioner of AMC on May 5. Mukesh Kumar has served as AMC Commissioner in the past too. Year 2001 batch IAS Vijay Nehra has been transferred to the post of Commissioner of Rural Development and Secretary, Panchayats, Rural Housing ...Read More

Bhavnagar port to have world’s first CNG terminal

November 10, 2019
Bhavnagar port to have world’s first CNG terminal

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has given approval to world's first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port, said a note issued by Chief Minister's office. U.K. based Foresight group and Mumbai based Padmanabh Mafatlal group joint venture will invest Rs. 1900 crre to set up a CNG port terminal at Bhavnagar port, the note further said addinh that the Chief Minister has as a Chairman of Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) has given approval to this proposal. Proposed GNG terminal...Read More

Gujarat government announces new port policy to boost captive jetty operations

September 27, 2019
Gujarat government announces new port policy to boost captive jetty operations

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat today announced a new port policy, mainly benefiting the existing and future players of captive jetties. Highlights of new policy - 32 existing captive jetty permitted are now allowed to handle third party cargo. - Existing captive jetty permitted will be able to increase the facilities for cargo handling, expansion and modernization and invest more for that. - Group companies will also be allowed to handle cargo. Present captive jetty compani...Read More

GMB invites proposal to operate sea ferry services on Ghogha – Hazira and two other routes

July 08, 2019
GMB invites proposal to operate sea ferry services on Ghogha – Hazira and two other routes

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government arm Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) has invited RFP (Request for Proposal) for selection of operator for ferry services for Ghogha - Hazira, Rozi(Jamnagar) - Old Mundra and Okha - Mandvi sea routes in Gujarat. Ghogha Hazira route will connect Saurashtra to Surat city directly. Hazira is located next to Surat in South Gujarat. Lakhs of people travel between Surat and Saurashtra every year, particularly around Diwali, Raksha Bandhan and summer vacation seasons. At ...Read More

GMU to offer courses from next academic year, website launched

March 07, 2019
GMU to offer courses from next academic year, website launched

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Maritime University(GMU) will start functioning from next academic year with School of Maritime Law, Policy and Administration. The school will offer two post graduate courses such as LLM in maritime law and LLM in international trade law. According to Chief Secretary Dr. JN Singh who today launched the website of GMU, the university will be set up by Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB).He said there are more than 130 educational institutions in maritime sector across the countr...Read More

GMB signs 19 MoUs on first day of Vibrant Gujarat Summit; here is a list

January 18, 2019
GMB signs 19 MoUs on first day of Vibrant Gujarat Summit; here is a list

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Maritime Board today said it has signed a total of 13 MOUs with an integrated investment of Rs. 19542 Cr amidst a special ceremony organized during the seminar- Port Led Development & Strategies to establish India as the Transhipment hub of Asia, as part of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. The emphasis has been on creation of new port capacity, development of Ro-Ro & Cruise terminals and port mechanization & upgradation. ► An MOU was signed with Petro...Read More

Lack of regular dredging may result into discontinuation of Dahej – Ghogha ropax ferry service

December 24, 2018
Lack of regular dredging may result into discontinuation of Dahej – Ghogha ropax ferry service

Bharuch: It is learnt that Indigo Seaways, a private operator which runs Dahej - Ghogha ro-pax ferry service has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining about lack of regular dredging by the State government arm Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB). The company has conveyed that in absence of regular dredging it is impossible to continue the ro-pax ferry service regularly. The company has conveyed that it is very essential to avail 5 meter draft to run the ship and there's a situatio...Read More

3 feared dead, 4 rescued as tug boat sinks after blast in Gulf of Cambay off Gujarat coast

December 21, 2018
3 feared dead, 4 rescued as tug boat sinks after blast in Gulf of Cambay off Gujarat coast

Bhavnagar: Three people are feared dead as a tug boat on which they were aboard drowned after a blast in it in the gulf of Cambay at around 15 nautical miles from Ghogha coast in Bhavanagar district of Gujarat, police said. A total of 7 crew members were on board the tug boat Varun. 4 of them were somehow rescued while 3 others who drowned were still missing, a marine police official said. The boat reportedly had taken diesel cans for refueling of a bigger ship. Th...Read More

Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry likely to resume service from December 7, Ro-Ro ferry functional regularly

November 26, 2018
Dahej – Ghogha Ro-Pax ferry likely to resume service from December 7, Ro-Ro ferry functional regularly

Bhavnagar: While passenger-only ship Indigo One is functioning regularly on Ro-Ro ferry route connecting Dahej to Ghogha, the Ro-Pax ferry ship Voyage Symphony which can carry passengers, cargo and vehicles is still out of operation due to ongoing repairing work. According to private operator that operates the service, Voyage Symphony is likely to resume Ro-Pax ferry service from December 7. Earlier the operator had hoped to restart ferry service of Voyage Symphony from November 26. However ...Read More

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