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NUSI, MUI Meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Various Issues

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) and the Maritime Union of India (MUI) have strongly protested against the decisions – Cabotage relaxation, Right of First Refusal (ROFR) for Indian flag ships, and privatize the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) — of the Government. …

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Commerce Minister Meets World Bank Team

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, met with the World Bank team in New Delhi on 12 July 2018. The team was led by Ms. Caroline Freund, Director of Trade, Regional Integration and Investment Climate and Junaid Ahmad, Country Director …

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Krishnapatnam Port Commissions 5 New Electrical Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT), a deep drafted Container Terminal, on the east-coast of India, announced the commissioning of 5 nos. of Electrical Rubber Tyred Gantry cranes (e-RTGC) further bolstering its container handling capacity in the backdrop of a strong year-on-year container volume growth of …

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GST Review: FFFAI Urges for More Clarity on Services Sector

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With the country  inching towards a firm and transparent indirect tax mechanism with introduction of GST a year ago, it is necessary to contemplate the effects and issues still remaining in the system, for the larger interest of the industry as well as the common …

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Boskalis Nederland Aiming for 35% CO2 Reduction With GoodFuels Biofuel

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment in the Netherlands will be an important …

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