Cargo

  • Watch: How cargo transportation connects India to the rest of the world 09-03-2014 11:56 PM

    India's growth has led to increase in exports. Cargo transportation connects India to the rest of the world. Maersk Line, which deals with Cargo transportation, certainly deserve applause for keeping India on the move. ...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Cargo ship feared sunk, search on for 20 crew members 13-10-2013 12:18 PM

    A cargo ship, MV Bingo is believed to have sunk in the rough seas caused by cyclonic storm Phailin with its crew on a lifeboat last sighted east of Sagar in West Bengal, a top Kolkata Port Trust official said on Sunday. "The Panama-registered cargo ship MV Bingo is feared...
  • Nigerian pirates release MT Cotton with 24 Indians onboard 22-07-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Turkish tanker MT Cotton that had been hijacked by Nigerian pirates off the coast of Gabon in Central Africa has been set free. The ship, manned by an all-Indian crew of 24 people, was hijacked last week and released on Monday. A large number of ships, mainly cargo...
  • Pirates hijack ship with 24 Indian crew members off Gabon coast 17-07-2013 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: A Turkish tanker MT Cotton manned by an all-Indian crew of 24 people has been hijacked off the coast of Gabon in Central Africa. The owners of MT Cotton lost all contact with the ship two days ago. The ship is suspected to have been hijacked by Nigerian...
  • Renault Twizy now available in a 'Cargo' avatar 28-06-2013 05:52 PM

    Renault's tiny EV, the Twizy, is a two-seater vehicle where the passenger is seated behind the driver. Now, the French carmaker has sacrificed the passenger seat and turned its tiny electric urban stroller into a tiny, one-seat commercial vehicle. Instead of the bicycle type two-seater layout, the rear seat space...
  • AI to sell its 6 Boeing-737 cargo planes 06-01-2012 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: In a major bid to shore up its falling revenues, cash-strapped Air India has floated a global tender for the sale of six Boeing 737 freighters, virtually bringing the curtains down on its plan to launch a dedicated cargo service. The state-owned airline has already offered to lease...
  • IGI fire under control; many offices damaged 05-01-2012 03:53 AM

    New Delhi: A fire broke out on early Thursday morning in the cargo terminal of the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The airport Officials said that fire has been brought under control. There were no casualties but the cargo handling agency office and the offices of 15 airlines located in the...
  • Baloon like airships to transport goods by 2020 04-09-2011 06:48 PM

    London: Gigantic balloon-like objects floating in the sky, the successors to the Zeppelins of yore, are set to revolutionise the way cargo is transported around the globe by the end of this decade. America's National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is developing the new generation of airships, to replace lorries,...
  • Cargo ship MV Rak sinks off Mumbai coast 04-08-2011 11:01 AM

    Mumbai: A cargo ship has sunk off the Mumbai coast. The ship, MV Rak, was coming from Indonesia to Gujarat carrying 60,000 metric tonnes of coal. After ingress of water was reported from the ship a joint team of Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy personnel launched a rescue effort...
  • Govt ignored our suffering: Sailors' families 14-06-2011 09:28 PM

    Six Indian families are grateful to one Pakistani, Ansar Burney, who helped collect the ransom to free the sailors. ...
  • Families of Somalia-hijacked Indians blame govt 11-02-2011 07:48 AM

    Mumbai: With the hijack of 17 Indians by pirates on February 8, families of six other Indian nationals held hostage since March last year have also come out and blamed the government for doing nothing. The Somali pirates caught by the Indian Navy have been handed over to the Mumbai...
  • Cargo plane crashes in Karachi; all feared dead 28-11-2010 08:08 AM

    Islamabad: A cargo aircraft crashed within a naval residential compound shortly after taking off from the airport in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Sunday, with all members of the crew and several persons on the ground feared killed. The Il-76 aircraft, which had an eight-member crew on...
  • Cargo plane crashes in Dubai 03-09-2010 11:05 PM

    Dubai: A cargo plane crashed near a busy highway in Dubai on Friday, sources said. Ambulances rushed to the location of the crash, near Dubai airport. Initial reports said the crew members have been killed. The plane was set ablaze before crashing. It is believed that the plane belonged to...
  • Mush re-opens corruption cases against Zardari 22-02-2008 02:03 AM

    London: England captain Andrew Strauss insisted there would be no danger of his side relaxing now they had climbed to the top of the Test table and rid English cricket of its laughing-stock status. England attained their long-term goal of being declared the world's number one Test and simultaneously clinched...
  • Chinese cargo flights get security clearance 13-01-2008 08:47 PM

    Chennai: World Cup hero and Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir admitted to a serious error of judgement attempting a second run off a misfield as his dismissal eventually resulted in his team losing the opening Indian Premier League (IPL) match to Chennai Super Kings by two runs here on...
  • Diamond theft: 3 Mumbai airport workers arrested 14-10-2007 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: The first round of matches in the second edition of the Champions League T20 finished on Monday with Victoria Bushrangers being the last team to get a game. The first weekend threw some close finishes and certainly some shocking results as well. In the opener, the Highveld Lions...
  • India detains Iran-bound N Korea ship 09-11-2006 01:54 PM

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  • Nepal govt caught 'lying' on arms cargo 01-09-2006 04:21 PM

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  • India detain aircraft heading for Nepal 30-08-2006 09:20 PM

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