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APM Terminals Pipavav and ICD Kanpur Now Connected via Rail

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: APM Terminals Pipavav, one of India’s leading multipurpose ports is now connected to ICD Kanpur via train.  The new connection, established by CONCOR, gives customers an opportunity to connect to the Gateway Port of Pipavav. The maiden export train started from ICD Kanpur (JRY) to …

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DP WORLD Closes Acquisition of 100% Shares of Unifeeder Group

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World on 6 December 2018 announced the successful closing of the acquisition of 100% of the Unifeeder Group (Unifeeder), an integrated logistics company with the largest and best-connected feeder and growing shortsea network in Northern Europe with connectivity to approximately 100 …

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Air Freight Marks Modest Growth in October, Up 3.1% : IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 3.1% in October 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This pace of growth was up from a 29-month low …

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S Ramakrishna Unanimously Elected as Chairman, FFFAI

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India had its 8th Executive Committee Meeting on 30 November, 2018 and 1 December, 2018 elected Mr. S. Ramakrishna as Chairman of FFFAI for the period December 1, 2018 till 30th September, 2019 unanimously. Mr. A. V. Vijayakumar – …

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PS Atree & Co Pvt Ltd Receives Award

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Ms PS Atree & Co Pvt Ltd was honoured with Award for their Outstanding Contribution by an Air Cargo Custom Broker at recently held “4th PHD Chamber of Commerce Air Cargo Summit 2018” in New Delhi. Mr PS Atree, MD, PS Atree & Company, …

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Sequential Loading of Volga-Dnepr IL-76TD-90VD Freighters Reduces Ground Handling Time

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Volga-Dnepr Airlines, the leading carrier for the transportation of oversize and heavy shipments, has performed another unique delivery involving the sequential loading of two IL-76TD-90VD freighters to expedite the cargo’s arrival in China. Volga-Dnepr’s specialists successfully used the airline’s unique technology and special loading equipment …

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DP World Kigali’s Logistics Platform

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World and the government of Rwanda have setup a state-of-the-a­ logistics hub, located 20 kilometers from the capital city Kigali, close to the international airport­. The facility is East Africa’s first ever Inland Dry Port developed by DP World. DP World Kigali is a …

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FONASBA Elects First Arab and North African President

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca, President of the Moroccan association APRAM and previously …

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Mixed Picture Behind 2% Increase in September Air Freight Growth

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.0% in September 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This pace of growth was relatively unchanged from the previous …

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ICTSI 9M2018 Revenues Up 10% to USD1 Billion

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) on 7 November 2018 reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the first nine months of 2018 posting revenue from port operations of US$1.0 billion, an increase of 10 percent over the US$918.3 million reported in the same period in …

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Traffic Growth Slows in September: IATA Report

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for September showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 5.5% compared to the same month in 2017. This was a slowdown from the 6.4% growth recorded in August year-over-year. Capacity …

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