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Indian Register of Shipping Takes Over Chairmanship of IACS

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has been formally introduced as the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) at a press conference held in London on 5 September 2019. Mr Sharma was elected as the new …

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Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana is Among ‘Best Companies to Work for’ in Honduras

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana (OPC), the Honduran subsidiary of port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) was recently recognized as among the most attractive companies to work for in the logistics and distribution category, according to Central America-based recruitment portal Tecoloco.com. OPC operates Puerto Cortes …

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Trade War Impacting Air Freight Demand: 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), contracted by 3.2% in July 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the ninth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in …

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Chidambaranar Port Trust Celebrates 148th Birth Anniversary of V O Chidambaranar

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust celebrated the 148th Birth Anniversary of V.O.Chidambaranar on 05 September 2019. Shri T.K. Ramachandran, I.A.S., Chairman, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust and Shri N. Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman, VOCPT, garlanded the statue of V.O.Chidambaranar in the port premises. Floral Tributes to the “Legendary Freedom Fighter” …

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Editorial: Economy Sends SOS to Government

Port Wings, 4 Sept 2019: At last, despite best headline managements by the Union Government for the last few weeks, the cat is now out of the bag and took the centre stage of discussion among all. And response from former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of economy slowing down is …

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First Joint Shipments of DSV Panalpina

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The DSV Panalpina engine is warming up as the new company moves the first shipments through its combined network and the Charter Network in particular. Aircraft engines usually fly from A to B attached to the wings of an airplane. Not in this case: On …

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Ocean Network Express Further Expands Refrigerated Container Fleet

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Ocean Network Express (ONE) is expanding its current refrigerated container (reefer) fleet of 240,000 TEU by adding another 6000 (40” HC) units, including 500 units equipped with advanced Controlled Atmosphere (CA) technology which slows down the respiration and ripening process to maximize the shelf life …

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