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IWAI, MIT join hands to develop ferry services on national waterway-1

The consultants will also prepare detailed project report and tender documents for the 18 terminals

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National Waterways

Megha Manchanda  |  New Delhi 

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on Saturday said it has collaborated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for developing ferry services at 18 locations in six cities on National Waterway-1.

According to an official statement, ferrying passengers between different locations on National Waterway-1 will get a much-needed boost soon. IWAI and Ministry of Shipping have entered into a contract with a joint venture (JV) of Thompson Design Group (TDG) in US and Infrastructure Architecture Lab of MIT for identifying suitable locations for construction of 18 ferry ...

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First Published: Sun, December 25 2016. 22:46 IST
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