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MV Ram Prasad Bismil as the Longest Vessel to Sail on Brahmaputra River

Published on March 15, 2022
Current Context: The Ministry of Ports, shipping & Waterways has recently said that the MV Ram Prasad Bismil has become the longest vessel to sail on the Brahmaputra River.
MV Ram Prasad Bismil as the Longest Vessel to Sail on Brahmaputra River
  • The ship is 90 meters long, 26 meters wide and 2.1 meters loaded with the draft.
  • The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) as well as Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) worked together.
  • The Government of India with Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has funded with the ratio of 80:20 respectively.
  • The ship was loaded with 1,793 MT of Steel rods from Tata Steel in Jamshedpur - had a requirement of a draft of 2.0 meters.
  • The vessel carried a consignment of 200 MT food grains for Food Corporation of India (FCI) from Patna to Pandu, successfully completing the Pilot Movement cargo between Ganga, the National Waterway 1 (NW1), and Brahmaputra, the National Waterway 2 (NW2).

Question: 

Q.1 Name the vessel that recently become the longest vessel to sail on the Brahmaputra River?
a. Bulk Carriers
b. MV Ram Prasad Bismil
c. General Cargo Vessels
d. None
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