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MV SSL Kolkata Fire: Salvage Operations Continues

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The salvage operations of the container vessel MV SSL Kolkata that had caught fire last month, is continuing in rough weather conditions with 2- 4 metre swells. The vessel is grounded at about 8 nautical miles off the ecologically sensitive Sundarbans since 13 June …

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NUSI, MUI Meet Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Various Issues

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) and the Maritime Union of India (MUI) have strongly protested against the decisions – Cabotage relaxation, Right of First Refusal (ROFR) for Indian flag ships, and privatize the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) — of the Government. …

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Milaha Deploys Flagship Vessel Off West African Coast

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate, has announced the deployment of its liftboat, Milaha Explorer, off the coast of West Africa as part of a long-term charter with a major international oil company. Milaha Explorer is the largest of its kind to be owned …

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Hamburg Süd Merchandise now Available Online

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hamburg Süd stands for quality and individual customer service with a personal touch. Fans of the shipping company – and of liner shipping in general – can now purchase products in Hamburg Süd’s characteristic red corporate design in a new online shop. Items ordered online …

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MANSA Elects Captain Amit Wason as President for 2018-20 Term

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies – India (formerly known as Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva Ship-Agents Association) has elected Captain Amit Wason from NYK Line (India) Pvt Ltd as President for the period 2018-20 taking charge from Captain Vivek Anand, who held the post for two …

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‘Sagarmala’ Receives Gold Award at 52nd Skoch Summit 2018

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Ministry of Shipping’s flagship programme for port-led-prosperity ‘Sagarmala’ received the ‘Gold Award’ in infrastructure sector in the recently concluded 52nd Skoch Summit 2018 in New Delhi, recognizing the programmes’s contribution to India’s socio-economic transformation and it’s role in propelling fast-track growth and infrastructure …

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