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Cabinet Approves Model MoU With Foreign Countries for Unilateral/Bilateral Recognition of Certificates of Competency of Seafarers

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Model Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for unilateral/bilateral recognition of Certificates, pursuant to Regulation  1/10 of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) for Seafarers, …

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Crowley’s Marine Services Group Realigned With New Leadership

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: To better support the diverse needs of customers in the maritime industry, Crowley Maritime Corp., on 15 January announced that it has realigned its marine services organization and introduced new leadership. Crowley Marine Services, part of the company’s Shipping group, will now be comprised of …

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THE Alliance Unveils Expanded Service Network for 2020

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Ocean Network Express, and Yang Ming are happy to welcome Hyundai Merchant Marine as a new core member of THE Alliance. With the FMC acceptance of HMM membership, THE Alliance offers an attractive upgraded product package and it will …

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Maersk Unlocks Agro Export Potential in India With Cold Chain Solution

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maersk, the leading global integrated logistics company, recently successfully delivered its first end-to-end shipment of freshly produced ‘Green Chillies’ from Varanasi to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE) within a duration of nine days. The company worked closely with Agricultural and Processed Food Exports Development …

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Unprecedented Number of Crew Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea Despite Drop in Overall Global Numbers: IMB Annual Piracy Report

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report. In 2019, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 162 incidents of piracy and armed …

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CMA CGM Unveils Ocean Alliance Day 4 Product

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, on 9 January 2020 announced that Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, signed a deal with the executives of COSCO SHIPPING, Evergreen and OOCL for the launch of …

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Hapag-Lloyd Opens New Quality Service Center in Mauritius

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd on 7 January 2020 opened a new Quality Service Center (QSC) in Mauritius. The QSC will explicitly serve Africa, one of Hapag-Lloyd’s fastest growing markets. Quality Service Centers are an important cornerstone of Hapag-Lloyd´s Strategy 2023. They gather selected functions from different Areas under …

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DP World To Develop South Container Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World has been awarded a 30-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession by the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), for the management and development of the Jeddah South Container Terminal at the multi-purpose Jeddah Islamic Port. Under the agreement, DP World will invest up to …

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India, Oman Sign Deal on Enhancing Maritime Ties

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: India and Oman signed a Maritime Transport Agreement on 24 December 2019 during the visit of foreign minister S Jaishankar to the Sultanate. The pact – the first with any Gulf country – enables India to expand its footprint in the western Indian Ocean, …

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Year End Review 2019- Ministry of Shipping

In the year 2019, the government has undertaken several important progressive policy interventions and new initiatives to accelerate the overall development of the shipping sector. Enactment of the landmark Recycling of Ships Act, 2019; accession to IMO’s Hong Kong International Convention for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships in November, 2019; …

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