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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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MANSA Welcomes Mumbai Port Decision of 24X7 Cargo Handling Operation

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Mumbai and Nhava Sheva Ship Agents Association (MANSA) has welcomed Mumbai Port’s decision to implement round the clock (24-hour) cargo handling operations, which was otherwise 22 hours in the past. Welcoming the Mumbai Port initiative, MANSA, President, Captain Vivek Anand said, “Continuity in working throughout …

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November Peak Season Air Freight Demand Up 8.8%: 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), climbed 8.8% in November 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was an increase from the 5.8% annual growth recorded in October 2017. …

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Editorial:Will 2018 Save Farmers from Turbulence?

In a nutshell, 2017 has recorded large-scale farmers’ protests due to various reasons, which include falling of remunerative prices and questionable implementation of loan waivers. 2017 was indeed a turbulent year for the agriculture and food sector in the country. The sudden decision to demonetise high-value currency on November 8, …

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