Direct container shipping service to Myanmar flagged-off

KRISHNAPATNAM (ANDHRA PRADESH): One of the largest ports on the East Coast Krishnapatnam port has flagged off a direct container shipping between Indian subcontinent and Myanmar, said a senior official of Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL). The Yangon direct service, a fortnightly container service operated by the Shipping Corporation of India ( SCI) was flagged […]

Chennai set to retrace old Myanmar business route

CHENNAI: The Union shipping ministry is likely to launch a cargo ferry service soon between Chennai and Yangon (Myanmar). Official sources said the service will open a sea route to largely land-based trade that is already worth billions of dollars. For Tamil Nadu, however, the opening of a sea route will re-establish economic ties that […]

Shipping Corp Set to Sail for Myanmar from September

India’s state-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is planning to launch its service to Myanmar from September. SCI chairman and managing director A K Gupta told Indian media on the sidelines of the Calcutta Freight Brokers Association AGM that SCI’s service will be launched on an “experimental basis.” He said there would be one vessel […]

Myanmar: India Inc’s next big destination

Indian investments in the country stand at $273.50 mn, expected to soar to $2.6 bn Lighting Products Chalo Myanmar seems to be the new mantra of Indian industry, which is keen to tap the market there. From infrastructure to energy to aviation, Indian companies are trying to mark their presence in that country. Although a […]