Directorate General of Shipping 

The Directorate General of Shipping, India is an Indian government agency responsible for life, health, vessel and the environment for Indian registered ships and ships at Indian ports. The directorate, subordinate to the Ministry of Shipping, is located in Mumbai and led by Director General of Shipping.

Duties
The main job for the directorate is to ensure that Indian ships and shipping companies meet high safety- and environmental standards, to ensure that Indian seamen have high qualifications and good working- and living conditions, and to ensure that foreign ships in Indian territory and ports meet international rules.

The Director General of Shipping is the statutory Maritime authority, appointed by Government of India under the Merchant Shipping Act 1958 and is responsible for implementation of the provisions of the act.

It ensures implementation of various international Conventions, relating to safely SOLAS, (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) requirements for prevention of pollution, MARPOL 73/78 and other mandatory requirements of International Maritime Organisation.

You may visit the official website of DG Shipping by clicking here.

 
..............................................................................................................................................
This Page is contributed and reviewed by our Research Team
 
WLSA,I: 3102-8051
shiparrest.co.in is an initiative by SALK, in association with Shippinglawyers.NET
..............................................................................................................................................
The content of this page nor any part of this page or content from any page or part of the same from this website should not be construed as legal advice, you are therefore requested to verify the same from your source. The information provided in the entire site is of general nature and may not apply to any particular set of facts or circumstances. Browsing shiparrest.co.in would mean that you have accepted our terms and conditions for browsing and the disclaimer.

web analytics