ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Sep 2020

The Indian Ministry of Shipping has directed all ports to procure locally made tug boats.

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A step towards bolstering the revival of Indian Ship building and a big move towards AatmaNirbhar Shipping in AatmaNirbhar Bharat : Shri Mandaviya
https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1651276

Inception date: 04 Sep 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Public procurement localisation

On 4 September 2020, the Indian Ministry of Shipping directed all major ports to procure or charger tug boats only that are made in India and are as per the Make in India order.

India had in 2017 approved the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order which required that preferential procurement should be done from local suppliers for all government procurements (see related State Act).

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