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Vigilance Awareness Week- 2019 in Cochin Port Trust

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed by Cochin Port Trust from 28 October to 02 November 2019. The theme chosen by the Central Vigilance Commission for this year’s Vigilance Awareness Week is “Integrity-A way of life”. Dr. M Beena, IAS, Chairperson inaugurated the function by …

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Vigilance Awareness Week Begins at Paradip Port

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: As per the directions from Central Vigilance Commission, Paradip Port Trust (PPT) is observing Vigilance Awareness Week from 28 Oct 2019 to 2 Nov 2019. The week-long function started with administering pledge by Dr P. Panda, CMO, PPT to the employees of PPT on 28 …

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ICTSI Builds Umm Qasr Deep-water Capacity

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) formally inaugurates two new berths which for the first time offer the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq’s main dry cargo port, the ability to handle container vessels of up to 14,000TEU. The inauguration ceremony marked both the opening for …

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DP World Reports 1.1% Gross Like-For-Like Volume Growth in 3Q 2019

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World PLC handled 17.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in 3Q2019, with gross container volumes growing by 1.1 % year-on-year on a like-for-like basis. On a nine-month basis, like-for-like gross container volumes grew by +0.7% year-on-a year …

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ICTSI Mexico Beefs up Capacity With New Cranes

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Contecon Manzanillo S.A. de C.V. (CMSA), the Mexican subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), recently took delivery of a pair of quay cranes and five rubber-tired gantries as part of its second phase capacity improvement program to expand Mexico’s gateway of choice on …

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Essar Ports Posts Record Cargo growth of 20.07% in H1FY20

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Essar’s Ports business, which operates four terminals on the east and west coasts of India, has registered a 20.07% growth in cargo volumes with a throughput of 27.29 Million Tonnes (MT) in the first half of FY2019-20. According to a media statement, the growth has …

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Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Handles One Millionth TEU

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) on 18 October 2019 handled its one millionth TEU during the call of CMA CGM’s M.V Bermuda. BMCT achieved the record in the presence of Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Mr Ugo Vincent, CMA …

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Tuticorin Hosts 7th Edition of CII Conference on Logistics 2019

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Thoothukudi District organized the 7th edition of CII Conference on Logistics 2019 with the theme “Thoothukudi – Transshipment Hub” on 16 October 2019 at Hotel DSF Grand Plaza, Thoothukudi. Addressing the gathering, Mr T K Ramachandran, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port …

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ICTSI Reaffirms Commitment to Pakistan Port Industry

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and its subsidiary Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) recently reaffirmed their commitment to support and improve Pakistan’s port industry.  At a recent call to the Honorable Sindh Governor Imran Ismail Andrew, James Dawes, ICTSI senior vice president and Asia …

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Mormugao Port Celebrates 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: To commemorate the 150th birth Anniversary of “Father of the Nation” Mahatma Gandhi, a concluding programme on “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019” was held at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) Main Administrative building. Shri G. P. Rai, Deputy Chairman, MPT  flagged off   Mini Marathon of 10 kms …

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Swachhta Pakhwada Concludes in Cochin Port

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: As part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Swachhta Pakhwada & Swachhta Hi Seva 2019 programme was organized in Cochin Port Trust during 11 September to 02d October, 2019 with various cleaning activities and awareness programmes. The programmes were formally launched by Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister …

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V.O. Chidambaranar Port Launches Yet Another ‘Green Port Initiatives’

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: Leveraging the substantial energy savings that can be obtained through rationalisation of operations, adoption of new technologies and use of renewable energy sources, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin, has proposed to install grid connected 25 MW onshore and offshore wind farms at an estimated cost …

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CII ‘Port Conclave 2019′ Kicks Off in Chennai

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: All cities in the country have seen development, all because of the major and non-major ports in the vicinity, and most of the industries depended on road and rail connectivity and the interlinking of logistics of all kinds for easy maritime trade, Mr Sunil Paliwal, …

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