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VOC Port Signs Concession Agreement for Construction of Shallow Draught Berth

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O.Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, on 17 January 2018  signed the concession Agreement for construction of Shallow Draught Berth for handling Construction Materials through PPP mode. According to a media statement, the concession agreement was signed by Mr I. Jeyakumar,IRTS., Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust on behalf …

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Mansukh Mandavia Inspects Kolkata Port Trust, IWAI Jetty

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Mr Mansukh Mandaviya inspected the facilities and ongoing projects at Kolkata Port Trust and GR Jetty of Inland Waterways Authority of India on 11 January. He is on a two-day visit …

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HAROPA Records Growth in 2017, Confirms Momentum in 2018

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With a 6 % rise in overall seaborne trade and over 15% in container traffic, HAROPA (the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris combine) recorded the best figures among North-European ports for the year 2017. For the first time in its history, HAROPA handled …

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DP WORLD Cochin Completes Yet Another Successful Year

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World operated India Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd. (IGTPL) has recorded yet another successful year of exemplary growth. The country’s first international transshipment gateway registered an annual throughput of more than 532,000 TEU between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, delivering …

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DP WORLD Invests Over $1 Billion in Global Trade in 2017

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Growing global trade opportunities, diversifying its business across the supply chain and exploring smart innovation technologies were key strands of DP World’s operations in 2017 which included over USD 1 billion in capital expenditure year to date. A series of acquisitions, technology tie-ups and sustainable …

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Mormugao Port-run School Organises Sports Meet

    Panaji: Port Wings News Network: Mormugao Port Trust Education society’s (MPTES) Deepvihar School organized its bi-annual sports meet. The Theme for the day was ‘Love Conquers All’. The Chief Guest for the function was Mr I. Jeyakumar, Chairman, Mormugao Port Trust and President, MPTES, Guest of Honour, Mr …

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DP WORLD Subcontinent Sets New Handling Record

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World’s Subcontinent region has set yet another industry benchmark for being the first container port operator in India to successfully handle more than 50 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units), across its terminals. According to a media statement, DP World (erstwhile P&O …

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Cargo Demand From Nepal Keeps Kolkata Port Busy

Kolkata: Port Wings News Network: Helped by improved railway connectivity, cargo movement through Kolkata Port has witnessed an unusual spurt in the current fiscal year, thanks largely to despatches of construction and polling material to Nepal, a report in leading business daily Livemint said quoting port officials. NEPALESE IMPORTS INCREASE …

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Gangavaram Port Donates Rs 13 Lakhs Under CSR Programme

    Chennai: Port Wings News Network: As part of its CSR programme, Gangavaram Port Limited has handed over a contribution of Rs.12.5 Lakhs to District Collector of Visakhapatnam on 27 December 2017 towards construction of Bio-Toilets in the district. A cheque for Rs. 12.5 Lakhs was handed over to …

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