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Hamburg Süd Receives Prestigious Global Freight Award

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Sustainable action is a matter of course for Hamburg Süd – in the interests of the environment, society and employees as well as its customers. Reducing emissions plays an important role in this. For its commitment in this area, the shipping company has now received …

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IW-1 To Increase Exim Trade; Haldia Poised to be Transshipment Port

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The recently inaugurated Multimodal Terminal on Inland Waterways-1 for transporting containerized cargo between Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and Haldia Port in West Bengal is expected to provide a significant push to exim trade from Eastern India, especially from Kolkata and its catchment areas. It is …

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CII Organizes Seminar on ‘Direct Port Delivery’ in Chennai

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: India is a trade friendly country and Chennai especially has grown into a major port city, Mr M Ajit Kumar IRS, Chief Commissioner, Chennai Customs, has said. Addressing a session on ‘Direct Port Delivery’ organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chennai on …

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Port of Savannah Container Trade up 12 Percent in September Month

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Georgia Ports Authority achieved a 12 percent increase in containerized trade at the Port of Savannah in September, along with a 37.6 percent increase in roll-on/roll-off trade at the Port of Brunswick. Griff Lynch, Executive Director, GPA, said, “The impressive volumes moving through our …

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Port Freeport Announces Commencement of New Global Carrier Service

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Port Freeport has announced the commencement of a new global liner service at Port Freeport on 17 October 2018. CMA CGM, a global container transportation and shipping company, commenced commercial cargo operations with their weekly Brazex service. Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Director/CEO of Port Freeport, said, …

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Debate on WTO Reform Should Reflect all Perspectives: DG Azevêdo

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At a meeting of the full WTO membership on 16 October, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo noted the emerging debate on ‘WTO reform’ and highlighted the importance that this discussion is inclusive. Roberto Azevêdo said: “The state of this organization is an issue in which everyone has …

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Free Training Programme on Mental Health to Seafarers

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London, a new training package produced by KVH Videotel and ISWAN was introduced for seafarers worldwide. The package, ‘Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing’ will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the …

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Chennai Port Surpasses Previous Record Handling of Clay

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Chennai Port has recorded another landmark performance by handling Clay of 5620 Tonnes, in a single day on 14 October 2018, imported from the vessel MV Phuong Nam 1 at Jawahar Dock -2. According to a media statement from port authorities, the noteworthy achievement …

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