TMS Awards 2023ViganPort of South LouisianaSailors SocietyPort of StocktonTBA Group
  • Van Aalst
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • Geneva Dry
  • Port of Stockton
  • TBA Group
  • Bühler GmbH

IRClass strengthens Indian footprint

(Posted on 12/02/19)

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading classification society, has opened two new offices in India – one located in Paradip, a major maritime port town on the east coast of India, and another in Guwahati, the largest city in northeast Indian state of Assam. Strengthening IRClass’ service network, these new offices join an existing network of 24 offices in India. 

The opening of an office in Assam’s Guwahati follows the recent announcement on a joint initiative with the Assam Government in further developing the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter safety. 

Paradip is amongst the leading ports in the country and several infrastructure projects under Sagarmala programme are planned around the port. The Paradip office was opened against long standing demand from the industry. This office will serve the ship owners, ports and drydocking repair facilities within proximity, as well as neighbouring ports including Dhamra and others in the region. 

Mr. K Bhardwaj, Head (Operations) said today: ”Establishing a presence in both Paradip and Guwahati has been a key part of our strategic development priorities, and this underlines IRClass’ commitment towards servicing its clients in the eastern part of India as we strive to provide high quality classification services to the maritime community in this region.”

Latest News

INTERCARGO condemns deadly attacks on bulk carriers

(Posted on 14/06/24)

Following news that a seafarer has died and another has been seriously injured in the latest Houthi... Read more


Ecomar delivered to AtoB@C Shipping

(Posted on 14/06/24)

ESL Shipping's subsidiary AtoB@C Shipping has on 13th June taken delivery of Ecomar, which is the third... Read more


GAC to acquire Quadrant Pacific’s ship agency business

(Posted on 14/06/24)

GAC Group, a leading provider of shipping, logistics and marine services in the Asia-Pacific market,... Read more


Onboard carbon capture relies on industry collaboration says DNV

(Posted on 07/06/24)

Onboard carbon capture (OCC) is attracting interest within the shipping industry, providing shipowners... Read more


Franman to promote Saudi’s IMI in Greece and Cyprus

(Posted on 07/06/24)

Athens-based Franman, a leading representative and supplier of premium equipment, parts, products and... Read more


Veson: Bulker newbuilding values at 15-year high

(Posted on 01/06/24)

Values for newbuild vessels of 180,000 DWT are up by c.5.45% from USD 66.09 mil to USD 69.63 mil according... Read more


NorthStandard annual review figures verify value of scale and reach

(Posted on 31/05/24)

Global marine insurer, NorthStandard, recorded increases in premium income, investment returns, and... Read more


VIKAND and Riverr forge srategic partnership

(Posted on 31/05/24)

VIKAND, the global leader in maritime healthcare, and Riverr, a pioneering AI deeptech start-up based... Read more


CMB.TECH and Damen agreement for hydrogen-powered tugs

(Posted on 28/05/24)

CMB.TECH and Damen have announced their collaboration on hydrogen-powered ASD Tugs. Built by Damen,... Read more


Female cadets seeing growing acceptance says Columbia Group

(Posted on 22/05/24)

The maritime sector is at a crossroads, grappling with an evolution that is as necessary as it is overdue... Read more


CimbriaTelestackVan AalstGeneva DryBühler GmbH
  • TMS Awards 2023
  • Vigan

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping