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World’s Largest Automated Sea Container Terminal Opens

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Phase IV of Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port, the world’s biggest automated container terminal, started trial operations. Located at the south of Donghai Bridge, phase IV of the Yangshan Port covers 2.23 million square meters and has a 2,350-meter shoreline. Once it enters full operation, …

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ITC, UNCTAD, WTO launch Global Trade Helpdesk

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Trade Centre (ITC), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the WTO have unveiled an innovative tool to help businesses, in particular smaller firms, benefit from trade. Accessible through a new online hub – HelpMeTrade.org – the Global Trade Helpdesk …

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President Kovind Honours Submarine Arm of Indian Navy

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The President of India and the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Mr Ram Nath Kovind awarded the President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy on 8 December 2017. The date of 8th December 2017 will remain etched in the history …

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Major Ports Register 3.46% Growth During April-November

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Major ports in India have recorded a growth of 3.46% and together handled 439.66 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to November, 2017 as against 424.96 Million Tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year. For the period from April- November …

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