Contributing Editor - Indian Subcontinent and Middle East, Seatrade Maritime News
Shirish Nadkarni is a Mumbai-based maritime specialist and management consultant, who has been reporting on shipping, ports and maritime matters on the Indian sub-continent for over 20 years. For the past five years he has been South Asia correspondent for Seatrade and its range of publications and events, including the annual Indian Shipping Summit.
Shirish’s Recent activity
India is to allow crew changes of Indian national seafarers for vessels docked or anchored at its ports a move which could go small way to ease the global crisis.
Immediately after India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared a 21-day total lockdown of the nation on 24 March the country’s Directorate-General of Shipping (DGS) moved to impose a 14-day quarantine on shipping...