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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Chowgule’s christen Jaigad Port after Kanhojiraje Angre

Posted to Chowgule’s christen Jaigad Port after Kanhojiraje Angre (by Joseph Fonseca) on October 3, 2011

Goa-based Chowgule Group have christened their up-coming $ 115 million green-field port at Jaigad in Ratnagiri, about 110 nautical miles south of Mumbai, ‘Angre’, after the great Maratha Admiral Sarkhel Kanhojiraje Angre of the 17 century. The…

Univan Ship Management in safe hands

Posted to Univan Ship Management in safe hands (by Joseph Fonseca) on March 22, 2010

When the ship management legend Captain Charles Arthur Joseph Vanderperre passed away in September last, doubts were expressed about the future of Univan Ship Management Ltd., the company he had established and nurtured. In just 80 days of having donned the mantle Richard Hext…

Admiral Ivan Kruzenshtern, Russian Imperial Navy (1770-1846)

Posted to Maritime Musings (by Dennis Bryant) on February 26, 2010

Though born into a German family (birth name: Adam Johann Ritter von Krusenstern) living in what is now Estonia, he is better known by his Russian name Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern. He joined the Russian Imperial Navy in 1787. He served in the…