Ships are typically powered by heavy fuel oil or bunker oil, both of which produce harmful pollutants such as sulphur dioxide which can cause respiratory and heart problems.

This Planning Commission report is devoted to setting the conditions for a coherent transport strategy for India in the long term: the horizon is 2032, two decades from the beginning of the country's 12th Five Year Plan to the end of its 15th

This report for the year ended 31 March 2012 has been prepared for submission to the President under Article 151 of the Constitution.

This 2013 review of developments in Transport in Asia and the Pacific looks at emerging trends in transport in the region and presents initiatives, including those of ESCAP, that are making transport systems cleaner, safer, more efficient, and more affordable.

Environmentalists yesterday expressed regret over the country’s failure to address its concerns over the controversial Sethusamudram Project.


Tonnes of e-waste from Bangalore and across India are shipped to Singapore, Belgium and Japan.

Some shipping firms will likely go out of business and others will be forced to close routes in 2015 when environmental rules on fuel oil are tightened in parts of Europe, a senior executive told R

This research provides a novel analysis that connects 2011 in-use shipping fleet characteristics, first-ever satellite data on ship movement, and technical literature on ship efficiency technology to analyze the long-term prospects for increasing shipping efficiency.

MUMBAI: Raising concern over threat to the coastal eco-system, Union minister of environment and forests Jayanthi Natarajan on Thursday said there are more than 40 ships stranded off the Mumbai coa