What is the Purpose of DG Shipping?

Directorate General of ShippingWhat is DG Shipping?

The Directorate General of Shipping, India, or DG Shipping, is an office of the Indian Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways.

As you might understand from its name, this government agency deals with all matters related to the shipping/maritime industry in India, whether it be passing & implementing shipping policies, rules and regulations, training seafarers/ merchant navy officers per IMO guidelines, issuing certifications, ensuring seafarers’ welfare, safeguarding...


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