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Monthly Archives: December 2017

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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Boskalis Completes Successful Aasta Hansteen Float-over Installation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Early yesterday morning [11 December 2017] Boskalis successfully completed an impressive dual vessel float-over operation of the Aasta Hansteen topside. Over the last number of years Boskalis through its subsidiary Dockwise, has played a critical role in the transportation of the Aasta Hansteen SPAR from …

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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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Cruise Traffic Picks up Momentum at Mormugao Port

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: Luxury Cruise liner MV COSTA NEO CLASSICA arrived at Mormugao Port on 7 December morning with 1222 high end guests and a crew of 575 to the state. This is the 6th cruise liner to dock at Mormugao port during the current cruise tourism season. …

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