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Monthly Archives: January 2018

MANSA Welcomes Mumbai Port Decision of 24X7 Cargo Handling Operation

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Mumbai and Nhava Sheva Ship Agents Association (MANSA) has welcomed Mumbai Port’s decision to implement round the clock (24-hour) cargo handling operations, which was otherwise 22 hours in the past. Welcoming the Mumbai Port initiative, MANSA, President, Captain Vivek Anand said, “Continuity in working throughout …

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November Peak Season Air Freight Demand Up 8.8%: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), climbed 8.8% in November 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was an increase from the 5.8% annual growth recorded in October 2017. …

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Editorial:Will 2018 Save Farmers from Turbulence?

In a nutshell, 2017 has recorded large-scale farmers’ protests due to various reasons, which include falling of remunerative prices and questionable implementation of loan waivers. 2017 was indeed a turbulent year for the agriculture and food sector in the country. The sudden decision to demonetise high-value currency on November 8, …

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V.O. Chidambaranar Port Organises Road Safety Awareness Programme

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O.Chidambaranar Port organized a Road Safety Procession on 09 January 2018 to emphasize the Road Safety Regulations among the General Public. Around 300 School and College students, Port Officers and officials from Thoothukudi District Road Safety Division participated in the Road Safety procession under the …

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DP WORLD Cochin Completes Yet Another Successful Year

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World operated India Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (IGTPL) has recorded yet another successful year of exemplary growth. The country’s first international transshipment gateway registered an annual throughput of more than 532,000 TEU between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, delivering …

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