Ankur Kundu

Ankur Kundu is a trainee marine engineer at India's well-known Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI) as well as a freelance maritime journalist.

India Set To Enter Container Manufacturing in Bid to Rival China

By Ankur Kundu 03-07-2021 09:48:00

Posted in: Government

Container shortages severely disrupted trade in the second half of 2020, just as consumer demand began catching up to pre-pandemic...

Report: Venezuela Swaps Jet Fuel for Iranian Gasoline

By Ankur Kundu 02-24-2021 10:46:00

Posted in: Government

Venezuela has been shipping jet fuel to Iran in trade for vital gasoline imports for the South American nation, according to an ex...

How Eastern Pacific Shipping Achieved its CO2 Target Two Years Early

By Ankur Kundu 02-11-2021 10:07:00

Posted in: Shipping

Last year, to showcase that sustainability begins with accountability, Singapore-based shipowner Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) st...

India Aims to Double its Shipbreaking Capacity by 2024

When the Indian Finance Ministry unveiled its budget for FY 2021, it revealed that the country's shipping sector will receive...

VLCC Downturn Prompts Scrapping Boom

By Ankur Kundu 01-29-2021 06:51:00

Posted in: Shipping

Supertankers transport about one-fifth of the global oil demand. But, with a fall in global consumption, many of these humongous t...

Maersk Tankers Sells its First Wind-Assisted Vessel

By Ankur Kundu 01-29-2021 03:22:00

Posted in: Shipping

Maersk Tankers, which spearheads Maersk's liquid bulk business, recently announced a decision to sell Maersk Pelican. Pel...

India Supplies Harbor Cranes for Iran's Chabahar Port

By Ankur Kundu 01-22-2021 04:10:00

Posted in: Ports

On Monday, India supplied two mobile harbor cranes to Iran's strategic Chabahar Port. The total contract value of the order is...

Number-Two Ocean Carrier Joins Partnership on Hydrogen Fuel R&D

By Ankur Kundu 01-15-2021 10:02:00

Posted in: Shipping

Joining global shipping giants like NYK and CMA CGM, number-two ocean carrier MSC has recently joined the Hydrogen Council. MSC jo...

Indian Seafarer Stranded in China Attempts Suicide

By Ankur Kundu 01-06-2021 07:31:00

Posted in: Shipping

What began as a trade war between China and India has escalated into a humanitarian crisis. The dispute has caused some 39 Indian...

Meyer Werft Invests in Zero Emissions Tech for Cruise Ships

By Ankur Kundu 01-04-2021 12:37:00

Posted in: Cruise Ships

One of the oldest shipyards still in service, German cruise ship builder Meyer Werft will attain 226 years later this January. Thr...

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