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DP World Becomes a Full Logistics Operator in Peru

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World’s business in Peru, which began with container handling at the Port of Callao, has expanded into a fully integrated maritime and logistics operation, catering to the needs of customers across the entire supply chain. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of …

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US-China Trade War Weighs Heavily on Air Cargo: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on 9 October 2019 released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This marks the tenth consecutive month …

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines Gets IATA CEIV Pharma Re-certification

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: AirBridgeCargo Airlines has successfully gained its IATA CEIV Pharma re-certification following two-day audit procedures for compliance with IATA’s Center of Excellence for Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification program. The audit, which was carried out IATA’s representing company, was held at Moscow Sheremetyevo International …

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DP World Unveils Design for Expo 2020 Dubai Pavilion

Chennai: Port Wings News Network DP World, the official Premier Global Trade Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, has revealed the design of its pavilion, which will be one of the largest at the Expo site. The pavilion will be centered around the concept of ‘Making Trade Flow’, and demonstrate how …

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FIATA Updates Model Rules on Freight Forwarding Services

Cape Town: Port Wings News Network: The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) on 3 October 2019 released an updated version of the FIATA Model Rules for Freight Forwarding Services during its 2019 World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. This revision took into account various changes in the …

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Airlines Welcome Significant Progress Made at 40th ICAO Assembly

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Environment was at the top of the agenda, and after some robust discussions between states, there were two critical outcomes: The …

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Nitin Gadkari Reviews Progress of National Highways Projects

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Shri NitinGadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME has directed officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to speed up the implementation of projects through faster decision making and stricter monitoring. The Minister, along with the MoS, Gen(Retd) V.K.Singh,  held …

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AV Vijaykumar Takes Over as Chairman of FFFAI

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In its 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 27 September 2019 in Chennai, the Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India (FFFAI) elected new office bearers of the Executive Committee for the period of 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Mr AV Vijaykumar, who earlier was Chairman-elect, …

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Tel Aviv Joins Virgin Atlantic’s Growing Cargo Network

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Virgin Atlantic’s first flight to Tel Aviv touched down at Ben Gurion International Airport on 25 September 2019 with a full cargo payload as the airline continues to extend its international route network. The new daily Airbus A330-300 flights offer 20 tonnes of cargo capacity …

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