INS Shardul.

Photo: DNA India

COVID-19: INS Shradul Sets Sail To Kuwait To Ferry Oxygen Tankers

Under Operation Samudra Sethu II, Navy’s INS Shardul vessel on May 4 set sail to Kuwait to bring medical oxygen containers. Reportedly, Indian Navy has deployed several ships to supplement the ongoing national mission ‘Oxygen Express’. Earlier, under Operation Samudra Sethu, INS Shardul was also used to bring ex-pats stranded in foreign countries during COVID. First of the Shardul class, INS Shardul is designed to carry tanks, trucks and… read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 06:23 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Indian Navy, Naval Ships, operation samudra sethu, Oxygen Supply, Kuwait

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Cargo Ship

Photo: The Economic Times

Govt Nixes All Charges On Ships Carrying Oxygen, Related Cargo At Major Ports

The Ports, Shipping, and Waterways ministry in its April 25 order stated to waive off all charges on vessels carrying oxygen for the next three months. The Port Chairpersons will closely monitor the logistics to ensure fast delivery of oxygen-related cargo and hassle-free services to handle the crisis at these unprecedented times. However, the vessels carrying other containers with oxygen will be charged on a pro-rata basis.


Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 04:05 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: oxygen cylinders, ports, Naval Ships, waterways, Oxygen Shortage

Courtesy: Times now news

Representational photo: India's naval ships.

Photo: The New Indian Express

50 Yr Of 1971 War: Indian Naval Ships To Visit Bangladesh To Salute Ties

Commemorating the 50th year of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, the Indian Naval ships will be on their first-ever visit to Bangladesh's Mongla port during March 8-10. Part of the 'Swarnim Vijay Diwas', the indigenously built naval ships, ‘Sumedha’ vessel and ‘Kulish’ corvette, will sail through to highlight the Indo-Bangladesh friendship. Paying homage to the martyrs, the naval crew of both sides will participate in professional and… read-more

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 09:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Indian Navy, Mongla Port, Bangladesh Liberation War, Sumedha, Kulish, Naval Ships

Courtesy: WION