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WTO’s Latest Indicator Suggests “Moderate” Trade Growth

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will likely moderate in the fourth quarter of 2017. The reading of 102.2 signals continued trade expansion in volume terms, although the pace of growth should be slower …

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GST Council Recommends Major Relief

    New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In its 23rd meeting held on 10 November 2017 at Guwahati, the GST Council has recommended major relief in GST rates on certain goods and services. These recommendations spread across many sectors and across commodities. As per these recommendations, the list of …

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Graduation Ceremony at World Maritime University

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime leaders of tomorrow from over 50 countries have graduated from the World Maritime University (WMU), Malmö, Sweden, on 7 November. With the education and training they have received at WMU, the graduates are ready to be operational and contribute to the implementation of the …

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AP Industries Secretary Visits Sri City

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Mr Solomon Arokia Raj, IAS, Secretary, Department of Industries & Commerce, Govt., of Andhra Pradesh visited Sri City on 6 November, along with a team of senior officials. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City extended a warm welcome to the visiting dignitaries. Mr. …

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Malaysian Sand Creates Storm in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With the 55,000-odd tonnes of sand imported from Malaysia by a Pudukottai-based private firm now held up inside the V O Chidambaranar Port (Tuticorin) for legal issues, it has clearly re-ignited the issue of shortage of sand, one of the prime raw materials for construction …

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PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates World Food India 2017

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi on 3 November inaugurated World Food India 2017, at Vigyan Bhavan in NewDelhi. The three-day mega event has been put together at the initiative of Ministry of Food Processing Industries under the guidance of Union Minister for Food …

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FFFAI Starts Registration for FIATA World Congress 2018

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Countdown for the ‘FIATA World Congress 2018’, which is scheduled to take place from September 25 to 29, 2018 in New Delhi, has begun with commencement of formal registration procedure at the 56th FIATA World Congress held from October 4 to 8, 2017 in Kuala …

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Russia Plays Massive Nuclear War Games Across the Arctic

By Thomas Nilsen The Barents Observer Submarines, bombers and and a mobile launcher. Four ballistic missiles, two in each direction, crossed the Arctic hemisphere on 26 October. A salvo of two missiles was launched from a Pacific Fleet submarine in the Sea of Okhotsk towards the Chizha test range on …

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World Maritime University Organizes Regional Conference in Peru

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The World Maritime University’s (WMU) Regional Conference for the Americas took place from 23 to 25 October in Lima, Peru in partnership with the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI). According to a media release, the three-day event brought together over 200 participants from …

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