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Q&A: Anil Devli, Indian National Shipowners' Association

'Indian shipping doesn't seem to figure in a long-term govt strategy'

It is not the best of times for the shipping sector, with plummeting freight rates and oversupply of vessels. Anil Devli, chief executive officer, Indian National Shipowners’ Association, tells Ruchika Chitravanshi the government needs to do a lot more for the sector. Edited excerpts: Has the tonnage tax regime helped the sector? Tonnage tax only helped in putting the Indian shipping industry on par with others. In the early days, we were paying tax on the basis of our profits but beyond that, is there anything that has happened? What is the biggest worry for shipping ...