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Monthly Archives: July 2018

MCCI Organises Seminar on Journey of GST

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI) organized a seminar on 27 July 2018 at Hotel Savera  to study the journey of Goods & Services Tax for past one year since introduction in July 2017, the challenges /difficulties faced by Trade & the  future …

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New Mangalore Port Maintains Momentum in Cargo Handling

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: New Mangalore Port has handled 42.06 million metric tonnes (MMT) of cargo during the year 2017-18 as against 39.95 MMT during 2016-17 registering a growth of 5.28%. The port has handled 14.04 MMT during 2018-19 (upto 30th July 2018) as against 13.05 MMT during the …

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Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla assumes Command of SNC

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla has taken over the reins of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) as its 28th Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief on July 31, Tuesday.   The Admiral has replaced Vice Admiral AR Karve, who retired after 38 years of yeoman service. VAdm AK Chawla was …

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Nitin Gadkari Welcomes End of Transport Union Strike

New Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari hailed the All India Motor Transport Congress’s decision to call off its strike. Talking to the media in Nagpur, Gadkari said that he and the finance minister were in constant discussions with the transport unions …

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IG Paramesh Sivamani Assumes Command of CG Region (East)

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Inspector General Paramesh Sivamani on 23 July  assumed command of the Indian Coast Guard Region (East), replacing Rajan Bargotra. Sivamani, who has served in various sea and shore appointments during a career span of 29 years, took charge at a ceremonial parade held at the …

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Survey Launched on Welfare Needs of Superyacht Crew

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is partnering with MHG Insurance Brokers to launch a survey of seafarers who work on superyachts to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector. Questions will be asked on food, cabins and communications, as well as the …

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