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1,300-Tonne LNG Tank Hoisted On Board The “Sajir”

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: When a LNG tank weighing 1,300 tonnes was hoisted into the “Sajir” by a floating crane recently, it marked another milestone in the conversion of the 15,000 TEU Hapag-Lloyd ship. Over the previous three weeks, the ship’s hold had been prepared for the installation. The …

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Webinar on “ATA & UN TIR Carnet” Facilitates Free Movement of Goods Across Multiple International Borders

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Transports Internationaux Routiers (International Road Transport –TIR) will facilitate intermodal transport and act as enabling document to cross multiple international borders without any additional checks, Mr Sunil K Mall, Commissioner of Customs, Nhava Sheva, Mumbai, has said. Address a webinar on ‘ATA & UN Carnet …

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Paradip Port Celebrates World Maritime Day 2020

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: With the theme, “Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet”, Paradip Port observed the 43rd World Maritime Day, today. Unlike National Maritime Day, there is no fixed date of celebration of World Maritime Day. But, generally it is celebrated on last week of September every year. …

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Direct Cargo Ferry Service Between India and Maldives Begins

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Shipping, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya and Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation of Maldives, Ms Aishath Nahula, jointly e- launched a direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives on 21 September 2020. During its maiden voyage, a vessel …

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MANSA Elects Hiren Ved as New President

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies (MANSA) has elected a new executive committee for the term 2020-22 with Mr Hiren Ved to preside over the committee for 2020-21 and Captain Ram Iyer for 2021-22. The current Executive committee presided by Captain Amit Wason will hand …

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KR Opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC). The new facility is located at KR’s headquarters in Busan and officially opened on 15 September. Following the opening ceremony, a memorandum of understanding was signed …

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India Needs Effective Policy Implementation To Support MSMEs: AIAI

  Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: “India has progressive policy regime to support entrepreneurs. But we need effective implementation of these policies to enable MSMEs and start-up enterprises benefit from the business opportunities arising from the COVID pandemic, Mr Vijay Kalantri, President-All India Association of Industries (AIAI), has said. Speaking …

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