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Editorial:Unleash the Potential of Inland Waterways to Unite India

Port Wings, 09 May 2018: By calling upon Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra states to form a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for developing Godavari Inland Waterways, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari has hit the right notes for national unity on water-related issues. By announcing …

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Editorial: Indian Shipping Industry Looks to Foreign Shores

Port Wings, 02 May 2018: By going by the Indian National Shipowners’ Association (INSA) CEO Anil Devli’s words, Indian shipping industry may be contemplating converting their ships to foreign registration, potentially causing a loss in taxes of about Rs 8,000 crore to the central exchequer. Indian shipowners could switch to …

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Editorial: US Trade Tariffs on Steel and Impact on India

Port Wings, 18 April 2018: Last month the United States President Donald Tump imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports into the county, citing concerns about the dumping of cheap imported steel ruining American industries and taking away jobs. Given the trade relations between the US and India, it is important …

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Editorial: Kudos to Paradip Port

Port Wings, 4 April 2018: For every Indian, who loves the port sector and keenly watches its growth over the years, Paradip Port’s achievement of handling 100 MT cargo in a financial year is something bigger than India winning a gold medal in Olympics or clinching a T20 World Cup …

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Editorial: Don’t Ignore China-US Trade Tussle

Port Wings, 28 March 2018: China is not only the India’s powerful neighbour but also a biggest trade partner. And, any economic turbulence in the country due to the US’s latest “Trade War” using tariff regime, could directly or indirectly affect the economy of India, as our country is one …

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Editorial:Track Modernization Need of the Hour

Port Wings, 14 March 2018: The decision by the Life Insurance Corporation of India to invest about 1.5 lakh crore in Indian Railways and subsequent clearance by the Finance Ministry last year is a welcome move indeed. Even though the LIC has been investing in public-sector firms for the past …

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