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Season’s Second Cruise Ship Anchors at Mormugao Port, Goa

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: Luxury Cruise liner M.V. BOUDDICA of the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, carrying  522 foreign guests a majority of whom are from the United Kingdom and 388  crew members arrived at Mormugao Port on 11 October morning from Mumbai Port. According to a media statement from …

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IWAI To Launch New RORO Service to Majuli Island

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In collaboration with the Government of Assam, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will be starting a new Roll on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) facility to provide the much-needed connectivity for Majuli Island. The Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal will flag off a new …

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Port of Long Beach Receives Grant for Energy Resiliency Project

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Joint Command and Control Center at the Port of Long Beach.The Port of Long Beach will build and demonstrate a $7.1 million “microgrid” to show the promising new technology’s effectiveness in providing a clean, reliable supply of electricity for critical operations at the nation’s …

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Rupee Volatility Affects Trade: FIEO Chief Ganesh Kumar Gupta

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Rupee has been quite volatile in this fiscal depreciating by about 14% with the prospect of further weakening, Mr Ganesh Kumar Gupta, President, FIEO, has said. Speaking on key issues and challenges of Export Sector, Mr Ganesh Kumar Gupta said that the limited intervention …

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Hapag-Lloyd Establishes Marine Fuel Recovery Mechanism

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With a stricter International Maritime Organisation emissions regulation (IMO 2020) coming into force as of 1 January 2020, the new sulphur cap for compliant fuel oil will be lowered from 3.5% to 0.5%. This new regulation will significantly improve the ecological footprint of the shipping …

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