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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Shipping Lines Anxious Over Declining Draught Levels at Mumbai Port

    Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Shipping lines have expressed their apprehensions over calling at Mumbai port following reduced draught levels making their position vulnerable while berthing. In a letter addressed to chairman of Mumbai Port, Mumbai and Nhava Sheva Ship Agents Association (MANSA) has pointed out the decline …

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Major Ports Register Positive Growth During April-October 2017

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Mr Nitin Gadkari reviewed the work of all ports in Goa this week.  He interacted with stakeholders including PPP operators, port users and other private sector …

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GST Council Recommends Major Relief

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In its 23rd meeting held on 10 November 2017 at Guwahati, the GST Council has recommended major relief in GST rates on certain goods and services. These recommendations spread across many sectors and across commodities. As per these recommendations, the list of …

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Adani Hazira Container Terminal Record Highest Monthly Throughput

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Adani Hazira Port Pvt. Ltd (AHPPL) part of Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, accomplished a new milestone in month of October 2017 by achieving container throughput of 51,466 TEUs which is the highest monthly throughput since start of …

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CMA CGM Adopts Liquefied Natural Gas For Biggest Ships

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: On the occasion of the COP23 in Bonn (Germany), the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in maritime transport, has announced its decision to equip its nine future ships of 22,000 TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit), delivered in 2020, with engines using liquefied natural gas. With …

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Graduation Ceremony at World Maritime University

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime leaders of tomorrow from over 50 countries have graduated from the World Maritime University (WMU), Malmö, Sweden, on 7 November. With the education and training they have received at WMU, the graduates are ready to be operational and contribute to the implementation of the …

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ICTSI Croatia Boosts Intermodal Service for Wood Exports

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Growing wood exports in Croatia have triggered the use of innovative freight transport at the Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT) in the Port of Rijeka in Croatia with the recent launch of an intermodal service connecting AGCT via rail to one of the country’s largest …

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AP Industries Secretary Visits Sri City

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Mr Solomon Arokia Raj, IAS, Secretary, Department of Industries & Commerce, Govt., of Andhra Pradesh visited Sri City on 6 November, along with a team of senior officials. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City extended a warm welcome to the visiting dignitaries. Mr. …

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Vigilance Awareness Week Observed at NMPT

    New Mangalore: Port Wings News Network: Vigilance Awareness Week was observed in New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) from 30 October to 4 November, 2017 as per the directives of Central Vigilance Commission with the theme “My Vision- Corruption Free India”. The Week commenced with the integrity Pledge administered …

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