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Free Training Programme on Mental Health to Seafarers

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: At the 5th Annual International Shipowning & Shipmanagement Summit in London, a new training package produced by KVH Videotel and ISWAN was introduced for seafarers worldwide. The package, ‘Seafarers’ Mental Health and Wellbeing’ will be available free of charge throughout the industry due to the …

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka To Sign Coastal Shipping Deal Soon

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have finalized the much awaited coastal shipping agreement between the two countries, according to a report in Bangladesh’s leading daily Dhaka Tribune. News agency UNB added that the deal will be signed shortly quoting Sri Lankan Development Strategies and International Trade …

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OOCL Fleet Moves Forward to Meet IMO 2020 Regulation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Over the years, the industry has seen an increasing amount of attention given to the environmental impact from the global supply chain, resulting in regulations on emissions control and environmental protection becoming more stringent and widespread across the world. May it be in the form …

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IWAI To Launch New RORO Service to Majuli Island

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In collaboration with the Government of Assam, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will be starting a new Roll on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) facility to provide the much-needed connectivity for Majuli Island. The Chief Minister of Assam Shri Sarbananda Sonowal will flag off a new …

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Hapag-Lloyd Establishes Marine Fuel Recovery Mechanism

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With a stricter International Maritime Organisation emissions regulation (IMO 2020) coming into force as of 1 January 2020, the new sulphur cap for compliant fuel oil will be lowered from 3.5% to 0.5%. This new regulation will significantly improve the ecological footprint of the shipping …

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Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Joins SEA\LNG Coalition

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, has announced during SIBCON 2018 that it has welcomed the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) to its membership coalition. The MPA becomes the …

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Daikin Reefer Celebrates 50 Years of Market-Leading Reefer Innovation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Daikin Reefer, a leading global supplier of container refrigeration equipment, is this month officially celebrating its 50th anniversary. Central to the evolution of the refrigerated container market since the very beginning, Daikin Reefer was one of the first major reefer manufacturers in 1968 and has …

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