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Inaugurated the Pre-gate facility and flagged-off the first vehicle carrying export container from the Pre-gate at Kidderpore Dock, Kolkata. Also planted a sapling to mark the occasion. @shipmin_india

Today, I have also launched the #AmritMahotsav campaign to be carried out by @moayush across the nation. I urge all citizens to join this series of activities which will be organised from Aug 30 - Sep 5.

Celebrating Azadi ka #AmritMahotsav & SCI's 💎 Jubilee Year, the 1st of a series of interactive Yoga🧘‍♀️Sessions initiated today by SCI WIPS(Women in Public Sector) forum through Shri Ambika Yog Kutir(SAYK).
#HealthyLiving for a #BalancedLifestyle😇.
@SarbanandSonwal @Shipmin_India

SCI continues its service to humanity during 💎Jubilee Year through 3rd COVID #VaccinationCamp at Shipping House in our #FightAgainstCovid19.
General Public #Seafarers & Cadets benefitted.
#vaccineforall #HealthForAll
@shipmin_india @MoHFW_India


Most of you guessed it right! These are VLCC(Very Large Crude Carrier). With length 5 times 19-storey Shipping House building & deck size of almost 3 football fields, #VLCC carry about 2 million barrels crude oil worth $130 million, @ $65 per barrel approx. #Magnificent,isn't it! https://twitter.com/shippingcorp/status/1427904258444197898

Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)@shippingcorp

#QuizTime #Maritime #SCI💎
Can you guess what is common in the following SCI's vessels: Desh Ujaala, Desh Vaibhav, Desh Viraat, Desh Vishal & Desh Vibhor

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Bringing wellness to each home, eSanjeevani, India’s telemedicine service, has served 1 crore patients.

Congratulations to the health team for its commendable efforts. This initiative has been a boon for the citizens during the #COVID19 pandemic.

With the shipping industry constantly working towards achieving a greener future, Maersk and Hyundai Mipo Dockyards are making headway with the world’s first #methanol fuelled container.


#shippingnews #shipping

Govt of India approves vaccine manufacturing facility for production of @BharatBiotech's #Covaxin in Ankleshwar, Gujarat.

Following PM @NarendraModi ji's vision of #SabkoVaccineMuftVaccine, this will increase vaccine availability & accelerate the world’s largest vaccine drive.

Newly introduced 'Inland Vessels Bill' in Lok Sabha seeks to replace the Inland Vessels Act 1917 for the regulation of safety, security & registration of inland vessels
It will lead to:
✅Pocket-friendly transportation
✅Uniformity in laws related to inland waterways & navigation


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