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International Women’s Day Celebrations at Major Ports

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point the movement for women’s rights. While the first observance of a Women’s Day was held on February 28, 1909 in New York, March 8 was suggested by the 1910 …

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JNPT Volume Surpasses Last Year’s Record of 4.5 Million TEUs

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the premier container port in the country under the administrative control of Ministry of Shipping, Government of India and located in Nhava Sheva, Maharashtra, has achieved a new milestone on 9 March by surpassing the last year’s highest volume of …

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Chennai Port Surpasses Previous Record Handling of Rock Phosphate

      Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Chennai Port has recorded another landmark performance, by handling Rock Phosphate of 21,050 Tonnes, imported from the vessel m.v. BULKTEC on 04 March 2018. According to a media statement by the port authorities, the noteworthy achievement surpasses the previous record of …

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Ethiopia Acquires 19% Stake in DP World Berbera Port

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Ethiopia will become a shareholder of the Port of Berbera following the signing of an agreement with DP World and the Somaliland Port Authority in Dubai on 1 March 2018. DP World will hold a 51% stake in the project, Somaliland 30% and Ethiopia the …

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Nitin Gadkari Launches Slew of Projects at VOC Port

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development  & Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Commissioned the Container Gantry Cranes at Berth No.8 (DBGT),  inaugurated the Information Centre and Truck parking Terminal at V.O. Chidambaranar Port on 26 February 2018 at  …

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New Mangalore Port  Crosses 1 Lakh TEUs Mark in 2017-18

Mangalore: Port Wings News Network: New Mangalore Port has crossed  handling of  one lakh TEUs of containers as on 26 February 2018 in  this current financial year which is a very significant milestone achievement towards the development of container traffic. According to a media statement, during the current year 2017-18 …

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