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Maritime Varsity To Launch WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In 2018, the World Maritime University (WMU) will celebrate 35 years of excellence in education, research and capacity building. The International Maritime Organization (IMO), which established WMU in 1983, will celebrate its 70th anniversary. WMU will mark this milestone year with the inauguration of the …

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DP WORLD Chennai Felicitated on International Customs Day

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World operated Chennai Container Terminal (CCT) on the occasion of International Customs Day was felicitated by Chennai customs for their exemplary and commendable work to facilitate ease of doing business at the port. The award and certificate of appreciation was accepted …

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AAL, HMM To Launch Joint Far East – Middle East MPV Liner Service

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Specialist multipurpose carriers and long-standing collaborators, AAL and Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), are entering an exciting global cooperation that will see both carriers expand their trade route coverage, sailings frequency, and MPV fleet capacity. According to a media statement, the cooperation will create a joint …

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ICTSI Basra Leads in Iraq Port Investment

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) continues its pioneering work in Iraq’s port sector with its second phase investment in new container terminal infrastructure well underway at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr. PHASE TWO EXPANSION ICTSI is unique in …

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APM Terminals Pipavav Adds Maersk FM3 Service

    Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The 9662 TEU capacity Maersk Salina arrived at APM Terminals Pipavav recently representing the first call of Maersk Line’s FM3 Service to APM Terminals Pipavav. The service links India to key markets through port calls in Tanjung Pelepas,Malaysia; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Nhava Sheva, …

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Let Credit Cost not be a Deterrent To Export Growth: FIEO President

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: While commenting on anticipated unchanged interest rates due to inflationary risks (MSP increase/commodity prices unwinding/fiscal slippage), Mr Ganesh Gupta, President, FIEO, stated that for the export credit, which was in the priority sector had shown a decline of -2.5% in 2016-2017 and …

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First Vessel Calls at PSA Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (“BMCT”) received its first container vessel call with the berthing of CMA-CGM’s “Centaurus” at the terminal on 2 February 2018. The 3,426 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) vessel operates on the Swahili Express Service (“SWAX”) linking India and East …

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Paradip Port Achieves Highest Ever Monthly Cargo Throughput

    Paradip: Port Wings News Network: Paradip Port Trust clocked all time monthly volume record in terms of Cargo Handling as it handled 10.18 MMT cargo in January 2018 thus by achieving its highest ever monthly total. Addressing the gathering of the Port Users and stake holders along with …

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