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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Republic Day Celebrations at Kolkata Port

Kolkata: Port Wings News Network: The 69th Republic Day was celebrated at Kolkata Port T. Chairman, KoPT, unfurled the National Flag, inspected the columns and took salute at colourful parade by CISF unit of KoPT. On this significant occasion, Chairman appreciated commendable service rendered by CISF jawans.

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Elevated Expressway Work To Resume Soon: Chennai Port Chairman

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Work on the Elevated Four Lane Corridor to Maduravoyal is likely to resume with the revised alignment approved in May 2017 by Tamil Nadu government, Mr P. Raveendran, IRTS, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust, has said. Addressing the gathering during Republic Day celebrations, Mr Raveendran said, …

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69th Republic Day Celebrations in V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: The 69th Republic Day has been celebrated by V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust in a grand manner at Port’s School ground on 26 January 2018. Mr S. Natarajan, Deputy Chairman, unfurled the National flag and took salute from CISF, Port Fire Service, Maritime Training Institute Students, Port …

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Seafarers Finally Return Home After 17 Months in Ajman, UAE

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has announced that the 11 crew of the Panamanian flagged ‘Agean Princess’ have finally been able to return home to India and Myanmar, after a dispute between their ships operator and owner saw them held in Ajman, United Arab …

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Four New Vessels Join AET Fleet

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In two separate ceremonies at South Korean shipyards this week, leading tanker owner – AET – has named and welcomed four newbuild tankers into its fleet. At Samsung Heavy Industries, Geoje, South Korea on Wednesday, 24 January, AET named two 113,400 dwt Aframax tankers “Eagle …

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Sri City SEZ Celebrates Republic Day

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The 69th Republic Day was celebrated with enthusiasm and zeal in Sri City SEZ. In a colourful ceremony held at the lawns of Business Centre Mrs. Vimala Kumari, Dy.  Superintendent of Police, Sri City, unfurled the National Flag, and took salute in an impressive parade …

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MISC Berhad Maintains its Position in FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: MISC Berhad’s consistent performance and improved transparency of its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices has enabled the company to maintain its position in the FTSE4Good Bursa Malaysia Index, one of the globally recognised sustainability indices. In the latest assessment, MISC’s overall rating has improved …

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Milaha Acquires its Largest Container Vessel

    Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate, has acquired its largest container vessel to date, Majd, a 3,768 TEU vessel. The new vessel will be one of the 17container vessels that the group operates, and is part of the ongoing expansion of the …

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Editorial:Trade Growth is Good News For India

Port Wings, 24 January 2018: As anticipated by experts, India’s major export destinations are witnessing a cyclical economic recovery in 2017-18 with global trade rising higher. A global slowdown, a sharp fall in commodity prices and currency fluctuations kept Indian exports under pressure between fiscal 2014-15, and in July 2016, …

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