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PM Modi: Shipping ministry to be renamed

Shipping ministry
  • The Ministry of Shipping is being extended and renamed as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.
  • This information was given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 November 2020, during a launch event of Ro-Pax terminal at Hazira and releasing the Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira and Ghogha in Gujarat, which will reduce the 370-km road distance between the two places to 90-km by sea route.