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Indian Naval Ships at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka for Slinex-18

New Delhi: Port Wings Network: Indian Naval Ships Kirch, Sumitra and Cora Divh entered Trincomalee, Sri Lanka to participate in the sixth edition of SLINEX 2018, a bi-lateral Naval Exercise between India and Sri Lanka, from 07 to 13 September 2018. The inaugural ceremony of the exercise held onboard SLNS …

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Gadkari Urges Automobile Companies To Diversify to Alternate Fuel

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has called the urgent attention of automobile companies towards the need for an efficient public transport system in the country, run on electricity or alternate …

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Mumbai to Witness Water Taxi Services Soon: Mumbai Port Chairman

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: With Indian consumer increasingly become aspirational and experimental, Mumbai Port has embarked upon giving him global experience in its own back yard by replacing cargo movement with cruise vessels and launching water taxis. Speaking on Day 1 of the Indian Retail Forum organized by Reed …

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Major Ports Register Positive Growth of 5.13%

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Major ports in India have recorded a growth of 5.13% and together handled 288.38 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to August, 2018 as against 274.32 Million Tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year. For the period from April-August …

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Chennai Custom Brokers’ Association Organises its 60th AGM

Chennai: Port Wings News network: Chennai Custom Brokers’ Association conducted its 60th Annual  General Meeting on 5th September 2018.  President S.Nataraja,  in his Presidential address, thanked the members for electing his team for the tenure 2017-19. He further said the members have faced many issues in Clearance, Transport strike and other …

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VOC Port Trust Celebrates 147th Birth Anniversary of V O Chidambaranar

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust celebrated the 147th Birth Anniversary of V.O.Chidambaranar on 05 September. Smt S. Shanthi, Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, garlanded the V.O.C.Statue in the Port premises. A large number of School children, Teachers and Port Officials participated in …

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Panalpina Enlarges its Executive Board

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Panalpina on 5 September announced that it is enlarging the company’s Executive Board, to include its three core products: Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics. “Our company has ambitious growth targets for the coming years and a clearly defined plan for reaching them. Our three …

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Editorial: Demonetisation Demonizes the Government?

Port Wings, 05 Sept 2018: With the election year is approaching, RBI’s report on demonetisation released last week, literally opened Pandora’s Box for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. When the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the drive on one fine evening in November 2016, the world suddenly become upside down …

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DNV GL Releases Autonomous and Remotely Operated Ship Guideline

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: As digitalization continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. To help build a safety culture around these new technologies, DNV GL has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely …

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Mormugao Port Inaugurates Mini Marine Museum

Mormugao: Port Wings News Network: Shri I. Jeyakumar, IRTS, Chairman of the Mormugao Port Trust inaugurated a Mini Marine Museum on the first floor of their Main Administrative Building on 1 September 2018,  in the presence of Shri G.P. Rai, Dy. Chairman, Heads of Departments, Officers and staff. The Mini …

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IATA Releases Comprehensive Report on Indian Aviation

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on 4 September 2018 released a comprehensive report on India’s aviation market. The report focuses on the challenges of realizing the economic and social benefits of an Indian aviation industry that has tremendous potential for continued high-speed demand …

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