The bench was hearing two petitions moved by Sunbeam Enterprises and Lakshchandi Columbia Enterprises, challenging a decision of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to obtain a NOC from the Indian Navy before granting occupancy certificate or development permission for the construction to be carried out.
The Director General, Shipping issued two advisories on June 13 and June 16 to all Indian-flagged vessels operating in the Strait of Hormuz and Persian, Arabian Gulf Region, advising the ships to undertake appropriate protection measures.
INS Visakhapatnam, a stealth guided missile destroyer, is the lead warship of Project 15B which involves construction of four such destroyers. Started in April 2015, INS Visakhapatnam is expected to enter service with the Indian Navy by 2021.
The aircraft, which took off from Assam's Jorhat at 12.25 PM, was scheduled to arrive at the Mechuka Advance Landing Ground in Arunachal Pradesh's in West Siang District at 1:30 PM. Indian Navy's Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft P8i, along with the Indian Army and ISRO are thoroughly conducting a massive search operation.
President Pranab Mukherjee inspected one of the largest maritime events in the recent past, as International Fleet Review 2016 (IFR 2016) took place off the Visakhapatnam coast on Saturday (February 6).
Mumbai, Jan 11 (ANI): Reliance Defence has signed an accord with Andhra Pradesh Government to set up a naval facility along the country’s coast with an initial investment of Rs.50 billion. Reliance Defence, a unit of billionaire Anil Ambani’s Reliance Infrastructure, plans to build submarines and aircraft carriers as well as to provide services including maintenance and refitting of ships at the facility. Reliance Chairman Ambani cited estimates saying the Indian navy could spend nearly 200 billion rupees annually over the next 15 years on acquisitions and fleet modernisation of submarines and aircraft carriers.
Visakhapatnam, Jan 07 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, on Thursday commissioned INS Kadmatt into the Indian Navy and said the ship is indigenously designed by the Indian Navy's in-house organization. He assured that commissioning of INS Kadmatt marks yet another milestone in the journey towards self-reliance and Make-in-India. About 90per cent of the ship is indigenous and is equipped to fight in Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) warfare conditions.