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APL Further Reduces Fleet Carbon Emissions in 2017

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: APL on 10 May announced a 50.7% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions per transported container per kilometer in 2017, compared to its base level in 2009. This achievement marks APL’s eighth consecutive year of improved environmental performance, as reported in the Business for Social Responsibility’s …

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Blockchain Technology Set to Renew and Ease Ship Registration

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Having to travel halfway around the world, which today is common practice when ships are traded, could become a thing of the past due to digitalisation. By using Blockchain technology, the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs aims to significantly reduce administrative burdens in …

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Kerry Logistics Forms Strategic Cooperation To Capture Opportunities Along Belt & Road

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kerry Logistics Network Limited (‘Kerry Logistics’; Stock Code 0636.HK) on 7 May announced the strategic cooperation with D&G Technology Holding Company Limited (‘D&G Technology’), a Hong Kong listed company, through an investment in its wholly-owned subsidiary Topp Financial Leasing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd (‘Topp Financial Leasing’). …

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Indian Register of Shipping Secures Information Security Management System Certification ISO 27001

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Leading international classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has secured ISO/IEC 27001 certification for its Information Security Management System from British Standards Institution (BSI). The ISO 27001 standard requires the management to systematically examine its organisation’s information security risks – threats, vulnerabilities and impacts, …

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Port of Gothenburg Presents Q1 Freight Figures

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Container volumes rose by three per cent during the first quarter of the year, up from 184,000 to 188,000 TEU. The number of cars shipped rose by 20 per cent, whilst intra-European ro-ro units and energy products increased by five and three per cent respectively. …

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WFS Acquires Full Ownership of Thriving Ireland Business

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has acquired a 100% shareholding in its former WFS Ireland joint venture after buying the minority shareholding of its partners, Gerry Jackson and Brendan Byrne. The transaction was completed at the end of March. Gerry Jackson retired from the company at …

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