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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Disruption Challenges Faced by Online Logistic Start-ups

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In the recent years, digitisation has led to disruption of major industries and sectors, transforming business processes and functions. Logistics, however, has been one of the least impacted sectors. This is slowly changing as the next generation entrepreneurs from the freight forwarding community are taking …

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Editorial:Unshackle Major Ports To Compete With Private Ports

Port Wings, 23 May 2018: There are 12 major ports including Kamarajar Port (erstwhile Ennore Port), India’s first corporate port registered under Companies Act, 1956. All of them are controlled by Tariff Authority of Major Ports (TAMP) who regulate all tariffs, both vessel related and cargo related, and rates for …

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Cochin Port Trust To Honour Best Performers

    Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Best Performing Port Users and Outstanding employees of the Port will be awarded on the occasion of the ‘Cochin Port Day’ on 25 May 2018 at Samudrika Hall, Willingdon Island. Shri. Justice (Retd.) P. Sathasivam, Governor of Kerala will be the Chief Guest …

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KR Releases Faster Upgraded SeaTrust-HullScan

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: IACS member, Korean Register (KR) has significantly updated its SeaTrust-HullScan software to offer much faster operating speeds and many more functions. SeaTrust-HullScan V2 is a specific software package developed for the structural strength analysis of bulk carriers, double hull oil tankers, containers ships based on …

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Cochin Port To Commemorate Arrival of First Ship

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: ‘Cochin Port Day’ will be celebrated on 25th May 2018 in commemoration of entry of first ship into Cochin Harbour. The construction of the inner harbour from the year 1921 is deemed as the transformation of Cochin as a modern and safe Port. The first …

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Piyush Goyal Reviews Coal Production

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Stressed on the Necessity for Pithead Power Plants to Run at 100 % PLF. Urged States to Use Provisions Under “Flexibility of Utilization of Coal” Rules. Emphasized the need to Improve the Turnaround Time of Rakes Officials of Railways, Coal and Power Ministries to …

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