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Port of Long Beach Emissions Fall Even as Cargo Rises

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Diesel particulate matter emissions are down 88 percent at the Port of Long Beach, even while cargo records have jumped to record levels. The Port of Long Beach is continuing to outperform 2023 clean air goals for diesel particles and sulfur oxides, even while cargo …

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Chennai Port Creates Largest Ship Handling Record

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: It was a Red-Letter Day for Chennai Port on 31 August 2018, when the port became the first major port to handle a very large crude carrier (VLCC) inside the port’s wharf. Make the day more memorable to the port management, Mr Pon Radhakrishnan, Union …

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New Wage Agreement Signed for Port and Dock Workers

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: A new wage settlement agreement has been signed for Group C & D category of Port and Dock Workers in Mumbai in the presence of Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The …

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MoU Signed for Indore- Manmad New Railway Line Project

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: An MoU for implementation of the 362 km Indore- Manmad New Railway Line Project was signed on 28 August 2018 between Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)- Ministry of Shipping, Ministry of Railways, Govt of Maharashtra and Govt of Madhya Pradesh. Containers and other rail traffic …

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MANSA Welcomes JNPT’s Decision to Penalize Defaulting Stakeholders

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies – India has welcomed the JNPT chairman’s decision to levy penalty on defaulting stakeholders like terminal and train operators, Concor or shipping lines or agents that cause delay in dwell time. The chairman in-charge at the meeting held last …

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Cochin Port Earmarks Godowns for Free Storage of Relief Materials

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Four containers of relief materials sent by Shipping fraternity from Tuticorin under the initiative of Ministry of Shipping has arrived ICTT Vallarpadam by SSL Krishna and the same have been directly delivered for distribution on 20 August 2018. The coastal crude vessel Swarna Godavari with …

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Independence Day Celebration at Kamarajar Port

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Nation’s 72nd Independence Day was celebrated at Kamarajar Port on 15 August 2018. Shri P. Raveendran, IRTS, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, unfurled the National Flag and delivered his speech on the occasion. On that occasion, CMD, KPL distributed cash awards to the children of KPL employees/CISF …

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New Mangalore Port Trust Celebrates Independence Day

New Mangalore: Port Wings News Network: The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated in New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) at the JNC Hall, Panambur. Shri. Srikrishna Karuturi, ITS, Chief Vigilance Officer, NMPT, was the Chief Guest for the celebrations. He congratulated the participants and their families on the occasion and reviewed …

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V O Chidambaranar Port Trust Celebrates Independence Day

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: Independence Day has been celebrated by V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust in a grand manner at Port’s School ground on 15 August 2018. The celebrations to mark the 72nd Independence Day commenced with the hoisting of the National Flag by Shri N. Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar …

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Independence Day Celebrations at Chennai Port Trust

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated in Chennai Port Trust on 15 August 2018. Shri P. Raveendran, IRTS, Chairman hoisted the National Flag inside the port premises. Mr Raveendran inspected Guard of Honour and addressed the gathering. Shri Cyril C George, Deputy Chairman, Trustees, Trade …

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Paradip Port Trust Celebrates Independence Day

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: The 72nd Independence Day was celebrated by Paradip Port Trust Authority on 15 August. Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT, unfurled the National Flag and took salute from platoons consisting of CISF Jawans at Gopabandhu Stadium. Addressing on the occasion, Chairman, PPT, informed that PPT has …

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Container Terminal Utilisation Levels Set to Rise: DREWRY

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: While there may be clouds on the horizon in the form of tariff and trade war fears, economic fundamentals are likely to win-out in the long run, according to the Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast 2018 by global shipping consultancy Drewry. Against …

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