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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Hapag-Lloyd Unveils Details About ‘Strategy 2023’

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd has disclosed details of its new mid-term Strategy 2023. Following a period of consolidation, the liner shipping industry has changed significantly. Hapag-Lloyd is more than two times larger than it was in 2014 in terms of transport capacity. At the same time, further consolidation …

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Editorial: India’s Move in Indian Ocean Continues

Port Wings, 21 Nov 2018: For the Asian giants, access to and consolidation in Indian Ocean is not only important, but a necessity to remain vigil on many fronts. In this context, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Maldives on 17 November to participate in the inauguration of the new …

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Commerce Minister Releases Report on Industrial Park Rating System

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, released the report prepared by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, on Industrial Park Rating System. Speaking on this occasion, Commerce Minister said that manufacturing …

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SEZ Policy Report Submitted to Commerce Minister Prabhu

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Baba Kalyani led committee constituted by the Ministry of Commerce& Industry to study the existing SEZ policy of India submitted its report to the Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, in New Delhi on 19 November. The objectives …

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Suresh Prabhu Launches AirSewa 2.0

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, and Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha launched the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app in New Delhi on 19 November 2018. Speaking on this occasion …

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CII Organizes Seminar on ‘Direct Port Delivery’ in Chennai

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: India is a trade friendly country and Chennai especially has grown into a major port city, Mr M Ajit Kumar IRS, Chief Commissioner, Chennai Customs, has said. Addressing a session on ‘Direct Port Delivery’ organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chennai on …

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Gadkari Inaugurates Water Front Development of Mumbai Port

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari on 17 November 2018 inaugurated two floating restaurants under the ongoing water front development work of Mumbai Port in Mumbai. Besides participating in Bhoomi Poojan ceremony of …

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Luxury Cruise Liner AIDAvita Calls at Mormugao Port

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: Luxury cruise liner MV AIDAvita  of the AIDA Cruises  arrived at the Momrugao Port  and berthed alongside the International Cruise Terminal at around 07.15 hours  in the morning on 14th November 2018 from Muscat Oman, with 1182 foreign guests and 400 crew members.  Majority of …

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DMICDC Logistics Data Services Extends Operations to Cochin Port

Kochi: Port Wings News Network: Expanding its operations in India’s south-eastern corridor, the digital container tracking solution of DMICDC Logistics Data Services (DLDS) today brought in its ambit Cochin Port, an initiative that would streamline the container logistics operations at one of the largest and busiest ports of India on …

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DP World Kigali’s Logistics Platform

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World and the government of Rwanda have setup a state-of-the-a­ logistics hub, located 20 kilometers from the capital city Kigali, close to the international airport­. The facility is East Africa’s first ever Inland Dry Port developed by DP World. DP World Kigali is a …

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FONASBA Elects First Arab and North African President

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca, President of the Moroccan association APRAM and previously …

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