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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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Editorial: Modi Makes Right Moves on China

Port Wings, 11 July 2018: It is a known fact and has been recorded in the history that previous Indian Prime Ministers’ visits to China, right from Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi, Atal Behari Vajpayee and Dr Manmohan Singh have yielded no tangible gains from Chinese side. However, the latest …

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Editorial: GST, After One Year…

Port Wings, 04 July 2018: India is celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of the Goods and Services Tax, which began with a symbolic ringing of the bell as a midnight session of the Indian Parliament on July 1, 2017.  The jury is out to decide whether it has …

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Editorial:Positive Signs for the Modi Government

Port Wings, 27 June 2018: After several months of negative growth in exim sector, there are some positive signals coming out to the Narendra Modi-led Union Government. The latest data released by the Ministry of Commerce has revealed that the fall in India’s exports has been arrested of late and …

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Editorial:E-way Bill System, Good or Bad?

Port Wings, 06 June 2018: Since GST was implemented, E-way bill has been deferred more than five times. But, it was introduced by government changing the rules since 1  April-2018. Now government wants to implement e-way bill as soon as possible across the country so that revenue tax collection touches …

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Editorial: Narendra Modi Government After Four Years

Port Wings, 30 May 2018: With the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance completed four years on 26 May 2018, people as well as media houses taking stock of the developments that shaped these years and could give political dividend to Narendra Modi when he will seek re-election in 2019. In the …

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Editorial:Unshackle Major Ports To Compete With Private Ports

Port Wings, 23 May 2018: There are 12 major ports including Kamarajar Port (erstwhile Ennore Port), India’s first corporate port registered under Companies Act, 1956. All of them are controlled by Tariff Authority of Major Ports (TAMP) who regulate all tariffs, both vessel related and cargo related, and rates for …

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