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Chennai Port Surpasses Previous Record Handling of Project Cargo

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Chennai Port has recorded another landmark performance by handling Project cargo of 4257 Tonnes, in a single day on 13.05.2018, imported from the vessel m.v. Lady Celine at SQ I. The above noteworthy achievement surpasses the previous record of 3531 Tonnes imported from the …

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Cargologicair Helps Giro D’italia Teams Make History

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: CargoLogicAir (CLA), the British all-cargo airline, helped to ensure competitors taking part in the historic 101st Giro d’Italia bike race reached the starting line on-time – in Israel! For the first time, the race has commenced outside of Italy with individual time trials for riders …

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Chidambaranar Port Donates Sports Cycle to Budding Cyclist

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: Shri I. Jeyakumar, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust on 11 May handed over a Sports Cycle to a budding Cyclist Miss J.Srimathi, studying 8th Standard in St. Peters Higher Secondary School, Keelamudimun. In order to train using professional equipment and achieve greater heights, V.O. Chidambaranar …

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Digitization Saves More Than Just Time at APM Terminals Pipavav

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: APM Terminals Pipavav have developed an online version of Form 13 (gate-in permits issued by terminals) required for each import/export container. Known as e-form 13, it will save close to 3 million kilometres of road trips and their associated carbon emissions each year. For customer …

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APL Further Reduces Fleet Carbon Emissions in 2017

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: APL on 10 May announced a 50.7% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions per transported container per kilometer in 2017, compared to its base level in 2009. This achievement marks APL’s eighth consecutive year of improved environmental performance, as reported in the Business for Social Responsibility’s …

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Blockchain Technology Set to Renew and Ease Ship Registration

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Having to travel halfway around the world, which today is common practice when ships are traded, could become a thing of the past due to digitalisation. By using Blockchain technology, the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs aims to significantly reduce administrative burdens in …

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Kerry Logistics Forms Strategic Cooperation To Capture Opportunities Along Belt & Road

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) on 7 May announced the strategic cooperation with D&G Technology Holding Company Limited (‘D&G Technology’), a Hong Kong listed company, through an investment in its wholly-owned subsidiary Topp Financial Leasing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (‘Topp Financial Leasing’). …

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Indian Register of Shipping Secures Information Security Management System Certification ISO 27001

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Leading international classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has secured ISO/IEC 27001 certification for its Information Security Management System from British Standards Institution (BSI). The ISO 27001 standard requires the management to systematically examine its organisation’s information security risks – threats, vulnerabilities and impacts, …

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Port of Gothenburg Presents Q1 Freight Figures

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Container volumes rose by three per cent during the first quarter of the year, up from 184,000 to 188,000 TEU. The number of cars shipped rose by 20 per cent, whilst intra-European ro-ro units and energy products increased by five and three per cent respectively. …

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