Saturday 03 June 2023

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Infrastructure | Ports

E-visa will make visa-on-arrival redundant: Shripad

Union Tourism Ministry said that the visa-on-arrival facility, which is being mulled for large number of countries might become redundant once e-visa facility is introduced. READ

CM confident of Mopa work beginning next year

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the actual work on greenfield international airport at Mopa would begin next year, after the procedures of obtaining environment impact assessment (EIA) and other tendering processes are completed. ... READ

Mopa RFQ takes off on a rough runway

Mopa does not seem to be an easy take off for the Manohar Parrikar-led BJP coalition in Goa. READ

Goa-Mumbai port feeder service by month end

The feeder service connecting Goa's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai would begin by the end of this month, heralding a new era on the logistic front between both ... READ

Goa to reduce green cess to boost coal import

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today announced to scale down the state taxes on import of coal. READ

Mopa needs to also handle cargo: Parrikar

The proposed greenfield airport at Mopa village in Goa can be made viable by exploring various commercial options, including making it an airlines and cargo hub, state Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has said. READ

Dabolim air port soft opening on 3 Dec

The soft opening of the extended Goa airport would be held on December 3 this year while it is likely to be fully functional on December 13, a senior Airport Authority of India ( AAI) ... READ

Soft launch of renovated Dabolim on 19 Dec

The much-awaited soft opening of the extended Dabolim airport here would be done on December 19, even though it would be fully functional in January next year, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here today. READ

Panaji port struggling for revenue

A minor port of Panaji, owned by Goa government is struggling to earn revenue due to a year long ban on the export of iron ore. READ

Social media to dominate air service

Seventy per cent of the airlines are likely to use social media to reach out to passengers to offer their services over the next three years, according to an aviation industry report. READ