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Chennai Custom Brokers’ Association Organises its 60th AGM

Chennai: Port Wings News network: Chennai Custom Brokers’ Association conducted its 60th Annual  General Meeting on 5th September 2018.  President S.Nataraja,  in his Presidential address, thanked the members for electing his team for the tenure 2017-19. He further said the members have faced many issues in Clearance, Transport strike and other …

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Chennai Port Creates Largest Ship Handling Record

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: It was a Red-Letter Day for Chennai Port on 31 August 2018, when the port became the first major port to handle a very large crude carrier (VLCC) inside the port’s wharf. Make the day more memorable to the port management, Mr Pon Radhakrishnan, Union …

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Boskalis Acquires Triton Knoll OWF Cabling Contract

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired the contract for the supply and installation of the export and inter-array cables for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF), UK. In September 2017, Boskalis signed the Preferred Supplier Agreement which has now been converted into a …

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New Wage Agreement Signed for Port and Dock Workers

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: A new wage settlement agreement has been signed for Group C & D category of Port and Dock Workers in Mumbai in the presence of Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The …

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Sri City SEZ Receives Assocham GEM Sustainability Certification Award

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In recognition of its achievement of ‘GEM 5 level’ sustainability standards, which is the highest achievable rating level, Sri City SEZ was awarded the prestigious ‘GEM Sustainability Certification’, hosted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). In a colourful ceremony organised …

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Moderate Freight Growth Continues in July, Up 2.1% : IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.1% in July 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was the slowest pace of growth seen since May …

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Editorial: Simultaneous Elections: Not Even an Idea for Debate

Port Wings, 29 August 2018: Though the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commission of India categorically rejected the idea of holding simultaneous elections in the country citing procedural issues, the debate is still on and refuses to die down anytime sooner. For the last few months, the ruling party and …

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