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PSA Appoints Peter Voser as New Group Chairman

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) on 29 March announced that Mr Fock Siew Wah will step down as Group Chairman on 1 April 2019, and assume the role of Special Advisor to PSA until his retirement on 31 July 2019. Mr Peter Voser, currently Deputy …

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Cathay Pacific Joins Pharma.Aero

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Cathay Pacific has become a full member of Pharma.Aero, a cross-industry collaboration for pharma shippers, CEIV-certified cargo communities, airport operators and other air cargo industry stakeholders.  Cathay Pacific has been CEIV Pharma certified since October 2017. Pharma.Aero, whose aim is to achieve excellence in the …

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Navayuga Container Terminal Crosses 500,000 TEU Milestone

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Navayuga Container Terminal (NCT) reached an important milestone on 27 March 2019, by handling 500,000 TEU for the first time in a Financial Year. The half-millionth TEU was handled on vessel M.V. SSL Kutch. NCT witnessed stellar volume growth of almost 9-fold increase in the …

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Hapag-Lloyd Net Result Significantly Improved

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd has disclosed its 2018 annual report few days ago. Based on the audited figures, the group net result increased to EUR 46 million for the year 2018 and was EUR 13 million higher compared to the previous year (2017: EUR 33 million). Earnings before …

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Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition Partners With Maersk

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Convinced of the urgency to act on climate, a group of Dutch multinationals – FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever – all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition (DSGC), will join forces with A.P. Moller – Maersk to take a tangible step towards …

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Chennai Port Surpasses Its Own Record in Container Handling

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chennai Port, considered as the East Coast’s Gateway Port, surpassed  its own record  in  container handling by crossing  1,565,346 TEUs  on  21 March 2019, 10 days ahead of the current financial year as against  1,565,130  TEUs  handled from 01.04.2015 to 31.03.2016. Appreciating the achievement, Shri. …

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Chidambaranar Port Surpasses Previous Container Year Traffic

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O. Chidambaranar Port, which is one of the Indian Major Ports driving the economy of Southern Tamil Nadu, has created the previous financial year Container Traffic of 6.97 lakh TEUs on 13.03.2019, 18 days ahead during the current financial year. The Port has achieved the …

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