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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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MANSA Urges Mumbai Port To Improve Desired Draft Levels

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Irked over the subdued action by Mumbai Port Trust to improve desired draught levels, the Mumbai and Nhava Sheva Ship Agents Association (MANSA) urged the port management to honour its commitment to the trade. In a letter addressed to Deputy Conservator, Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), …

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Kolkata Port Turns Focus To Improving Container Handling

Kolkata: Port Wings News Network: Vinit Kumar is the first Indian Railway Service (IRS) official to become the chairman of Kolkata Port Trust in October. Two months later, he is busy mitigating the logistics gaps that earned Kolkata the tag of the costliest port in India. “We are taking a …

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Shipping Ministry Drops Enayam Transhipment Port Project

From Colachel to Enayam, and now to Kovalam Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The proposed Enayam International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (EICTT) project has been cancelled as officials have found an alternative location for executing the project, according to a report in leading English daily The New Indian Express. A strategically …

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Christmas Carols and Santa Claus Welcomes Cruise Tourists in Goa

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: The Cruise Berth terminal at the Mormugao Port resembled a Christmas Party zone with scintillating music and melodious Carols filling the air and Santa Claus making his presence felt to ring in the Christmas spirit, as the Officials of the Goa Tourism Development Corporation, Government …

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