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WFS Acquires Full Ownership of Thriving Ireland Business

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has acquired a 100% shareholding in its former WFS Ireland joint venture after buying the minority shareholding of its partners, Gerry Jackson and Brendan Byrne. The transaction was completed at the end of March. Gerry Jackson retired from the company at …

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WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute Inaugurated

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute) was officially inaugurated on 8 May. The new Institute will act as an independent focal point for ocean related dialogue and capacity-building. The celebrations were marked by a gathering of over 200 distinguished speakers and invitees from …

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Editorial:Unleash the Potential of Inland Waterways to Unite India

Port Wings, 09 May 2018: By calling upon Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for developing Godavari Inland Waterways, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari has hit the right notes for national unity on water-related issues. By announcing …

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Secretary Shipping Visits Paradip Port

    Paradip: Port Wings News Network: As a part of regular review, Shri Gopal Krishna, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, has made a one day visit to Paradip Port Trust on 03 May 2018. According to a media statement from the authorities, Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, …

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Air China and Royal Jordanian Sign Up With WFS in Copenhagen

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The growth of Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) cargo handling business at Copenhagen Airport in 2018 is continuing following the signing of new contracts with Air China and Royal Jordanian Airlines. This follows the start of WFS’ new cargo handling contract at the airport with Cathay …

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Editorial: Indian Shipping Industry Looks to Foreign Shores

Port Wings, 02 May 2018: By going by the Indian National Shipowners’ Association (INSA) CEO Anil Devli’s words, Indian shipping industry may be contemplating converting their ships to foreign registration, potentially causing a loss in taxes of about Rs 8,000 crore to the central exchequer. Indian shipowners could switch to …

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