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eBay Join Hands With FIEO For Promoting Retail Exports

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) and eBay formally announced a partnership to promote retail exports via eCommerce from India on 27 February 2019. According to a media statement, this strategic tie-up will stimulate the growth of Indian retail exporters by helping them …

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DP World Mundra Registers Highest Berth Productivity

Mundra: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World operated Mundra International Container Terminal (MICT), has achieved a new milestone by registering the highest berth productivity of 179.38, which is approx. 1.29 times higher than the average. In 2019, MICT has successfully maintained the berth productivity of over 170while …

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IATA Releases 2018 Airline Safety Performance

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long term, but an increase in accidents compared to 2017. The all accident rate (i) (measured in accidents per 1 million …

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Chennai Port Sets Record In Crude Discharge

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chennai Port has set another landmark achievement by handling 88,000 Tonnes of Crude Oil  on 18.02.2019, from the  vessel m.v. NORDIC MOON carrying 1,46,025 Tonnes through the  42” diameter pipeline from Bharathi Dock (BD-III) to CPCL refinery in Manali. The above achievement surpasses the previous …

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Chennai Port Trust Launches Pensioners Grievance Portal

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chennai Port is the third oldest port amongst the 12 Major Ports of India having 15310 Pensioners and Family Pensioners under the rolls.  The expenditure incurred by Chennai Port for Pensioners and Family Pensioners is around INR 27 Cr per month which adds to INR …

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DP World Cochin Clears Backlog in Record Time

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World operated India Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (IGTPL), after a record-breaking performance in January 2019, has achieved another milestone by completing approximately 2400 gate transactions per day. This is an 88% increase from regular gate moves; the average gate transactions for …

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Crowley Christens LNG-Powered Ship MV Taíno in Puerto Rico

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the U.S.-flag combination container/roll on-roll off (ConRo) ship MV Taíno in San Juan on 22 February 2019, where the company’s investments have ushered in a new era of world-class supply chain services in the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico trade. Clara Crowley, daughter …

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4th India-Asean Expo and Summit Inaugurated in New Delhi

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, inaugurated the 4th India-ASEAN Expo and Summit 2019 in New Delhi on 21 February 2019. Addressing the inaugural session Suresh Prabhure affirmed India’s commitment to the path of mutual progress and prosperity and said   …

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