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Port of Antwerp Scores 5th Record Year in a Row

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017 the port handled 223,606,610 tonnes of freight, an increase of 4.4% compared with the previous year. Practically all sectors turned in an excellent performance: the …

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Construction of Second Baikal Tunnel Almost Complete

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Construction of the second Baikal tunnel-the most important part of the BAM and Trans-Siberian Modernization Program-is coming to an end. According to operational data, 6372 m (out of a total length of 6682 m) has been dug. The average pace of the second Baikal tunnel …

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BIMCO Launches new Innovative Contract Editing Solution

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: BIMCO has taken a big step forward and launched an innovative new solution for editing contracts. The solution is called SmartCon, and it makes contractual work easier and more secure. The product was launched at an event in Singapore on 18 January 2018. Grant Hunter, …

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Exporters Must Focus on new Markets: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Chennai : Port Wings News Network: The Vice President of India, Mr M Venkaiah Naidu has asked India’s exporters to focus on new markets and new products including sunrise products which show higher growth in global trade including electric, electronic, Tele-communication equipment. Mr Naidu was addressing the gathering after conferring …

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Mansukh Mandavia Inspects Kolkata Port Trust, IWAI Jetty

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Mr Mansukh Mandaviya inspected the facilities and ongoing projects at Kolkata Port Trust and GR Jetty of Inland Waterways Authority of India on 11 January. He is on a two-day visit …

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HAROPA Records Growth in 2017, Confirms Momentum in 2018

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With a 6 % rise in overall seaborne trade and over 15% in container traffic, HAROPA (the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris combine) recorded the best figures among North-European ports for the year 2017. For the first time in its history, HAROPA handled …

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WFS Reinforces Commitment To New York Air Cargo Community

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has demonstrated its confidence in the New York air cargo market by signing a 15-year lease on a new state-of-the-art, 346,000 square feet cargo terminal, the first phase of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s comprehensive Vision Plan …

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Mumbai Port Trust to Develop International Cruise Terminal

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Mr Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on 11 January 2018 laid the foundation stone for an international cruise terminal at Ballard Pier, Mumbai. According to Mumbai Port …

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