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Editorial:A Green Revolution At Sea

Port Wings, 31 Oct 2018: While shipping is generally considered the most eco-friendly way of transporting nearly 90 % of cargo around the world, the scale of the industry’s contribution to pollution remains very large. The reliance on heavy fuel oil and the improper destruction of smaller ships in favour …

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Editorial: India Needs Domestic Cruise Tourism

Port Wings, 24 Oct 2018: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on 20 October inaugurated the new domestic cruise terminal in Mumbai Port and also flagged off the much-awaited Mumbai-Goa cruise service. The domestic cruise sector badly needs the government support and of course patronage from Indians who until now prefers to …

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Editorial: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Needed in Politics Too

Port Wings, 03 Oct 2018: For the past four years, Indians are regularly witness mass cleaning events by Union Government controlled entities, be it port sector or from banking sectors, during mid-September till October first week, coinciding with birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The drive …

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Editorial: Election Season in India to Start Soon?

Port Wings, 12 Sept 2018: With the Telangana State dissolving its Assembly and announcing their intention to have their elections along with big states like Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh where elections due before December this year, the election season in India will start very soon. For the union government and …

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Editorial: Demonetisation Demonizes the Government?

Port Wings, 05 Sept 2018: With the election year is approaching, RBI’s report on demonetisation released last week, literally opened Pandora’s Box for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. When the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the drive on one fine evening in November 2016, the world suddenly become upside down …

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Editorial: Simultaneous Elections: Not Even an Idea for Debate

Port Wings, 29 August 2018: Though the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commission of India categorically rejected the idea of holding simultaneous elections in the country citing procedural issues, the debate is still on and refuses to die down anytime sooner. For the last few months, the ruling party and …

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Editorial: Shipping Fraternity, Kerala Needs Our Help

Port Wings, 22 August 2018: God’s own country, Kerala, the beautiful paradise with its calm backwaters is devastated by the worst floods in more than 100 years. The loss of life and property is unprecedented. Many people have lost their homes and now spending their days in relief camps. While …

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Port Wings…The Journey Continues

Port Wings, 15 August 2018: In the segment of sector magazines in India, Port Wings Maritime Exim Weekly Newspaper, a one of its kind weekly in ports, shipping and logistics, has sailed four years and now successfully entering into its fifth year journey. In the last four years, Port Wings …

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Editorial: GST Rate Cuts & 2019 General Elections

Port Wings, 25 July 2018: Eversince the GST launched, it has faced several litmus tests and finally, the government bowed to many important demands including nil duty for sanitary napkins, one of the major rallying point for nation-wide protests against the system. The intention of uniting the entire country into …

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