Ministry of Shipping Renamed Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Infrastructure Today

Ministry of Shipping has been renamed the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. The new name for the ministry was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the roll-on-roll-off terminal and launch of ferry service at Hazira in Gujarat on November 8.

“Now this ministry will be known as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and it is being expanded. In most of the developed countries, the Ministry of Shipping handles Ports and Waterways. The shipping ministry has been doing several works related to ports and waterways,” the prime minister said, adding, “Now with more clarity in name, there will be more clarity in the work,” prime minister Modi said.”

Congratulating the people of Gujarat on the terminal and the Hazi