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Swissterminal, DP World Enter Strategic Partnership

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World and Swissterminal Holding AG, the leading container terminal operator in Switzerland, have entered a strategic partnership. With effect from 20 January 2020, DP World has taken a stake of 44% in Swissterminal Holding AG with the Mayer family, who founded the business, remaining …

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Cabinet Approves Model MoU With Foreign Countries for Unilateral/Bilateral Recognition of Certificates of Competency of Seafarers

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Model Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for unilateral/bilateral recognition of Certificates, pursuant to Regulation  1/10 of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) for Seafarers, …

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APEDA Organizes Awareness Camp for Potato Exports in Agra

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: For the development of clusters Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is organizing meetings in the notified clusters under the Agri Export Policy announced by the Government of India. Till date, meetings have been organized in 25 Product Clusters. In the …

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Unprecedented Number of Crew Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea Despite Drop in Overall Global Numbers: IMB Annual Piracy Report

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report. In 2019, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 162 incidents of piracy and armed …

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Stringent US, EU Market Norms Hit Indian Shrimp Exports

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Stringent quality check by US and EU markets and increasing competition from other markets offering high-quality, value-added products was likely to impact Indian marine exports, says The Economic Times report quoting an US-based trade finance company Drip Capital. Shrimp, frozen fish, and mollusks are …

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Brussels Airport Starts 2020 With Reinforced Cargo Team

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At the end of 2019 Brussels Airport decided to significantly expand and strengthen its cargo team. Cargo was already an import cornerstone in the strategy and development of the airport with a dedicated approach, but earlier in 2019, in line with the new business strategy …

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