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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Teak

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on May 20, 2014

Teak is the common name for the Tectona grandis, a member of the verbena family native to the hardwood forests of India, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It is a large deciduous tree, growing to a height of 130 feet, with gray and grayish brown branches.

Coal to move through Inland waterways in India

Posted to Coal to move through Inland waterways in India (by Joseph Fonseca) on August 22, 2011

What until now was considered a domain of the river cruise and tourists’ operators and to some extent that of logistics solution providers, the inland water transport (IWT) is set to get a major boost with the government of India apparently having finally got its act together.