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ICTSI Basra Leads in Iraq Port Investment

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) continues its pioneering work in Iraq’s port sector with its second phase investment in new container terminal infrastructure well underway at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr. PHASE TWO EXPANSION ICTSI is unique in …

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APM Terminals Pipavav Adds Maersk FM3 Service

    Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The 9662 TEU capacity Maersk Salina arrived at APM Terminals Pipavav recently representing the first call of Maersk Line’s FM3 Service to APM Terminals Pipavav. The service links India to key markets through port calls in Tanjung Pelepas,Malaysia; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Nhava Sheva, …

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First Vessel Calls at PSA Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (“BMCT”) received its first container vessel call with the berthing of CMA-CGM’s “Centaurus” at the terminal on 2 February 2018. The 3,426 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) vessel operates on the Swahili Express Service (“SWAX”) linking India and East …

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Paradip Port Achieves Highest Ever Monthly Cargo Throughput

    Paradip: Port Wings News Network: Paradip Port Trust clocked all time monthly volume record in terms of Cargo Handling as it handled 10.18 MMT cargo in January 2018 thus by achieving its highest ever monthly total. Addressing the gathering of the Port Users and stake holders along with …

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First Container Arrives at Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT), promoted by one of the leading global port groups PSA International, on 29 January 2018 received its first container arriving by road during a gate opening ceremony officiated by Mr Vivek Johri, IRS, Chief Commissioner Customs, Jawaharlal Nehru …

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Republic Day Celebration at Paradip Port Trust

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: Republic Day was celebrated by Paradip Port Trust Authority with a great passion. Mr Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT unfurled the National Flag and took salute from 38 platoons consisting of CISF Jawans, students of Paradip College, Orissa Maritime Academy and different schools of Paradip Township. …

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Elevated Expressway Work To Resume Soon: Chennai Port Chairman

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Work on the Elevated Four Lane Corridor to Maduravoyal is likely to resume with the revised alignment approved in May 2017 by Tamil Nadu government, Mr P. Raveendran, IRTS, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust, has said. Addressing the gathering during Republic Day celebrations, Mr Raveendran said, …

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69th Republic Day Celebrations in V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: The 69th Republic Day has been celebrated by V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust in a grand manner at Port’s School ground on 26 January 2018. Mr S. Natarajan, Deputy Chairman, unfurled the National flag and took salute from CISF, Port Fire Service, Maritime Training Institute Students, Port …

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Port of Antwerp Scores 5th Record Year in a Row

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017 the port handled 223,606,610 tonnes of freight, an increase of 4.4% compared with the previous year. Practically all sectors turned in an excellent performance: the …

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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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