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US Soybean Cargo Docks in Chinese Port, Finally

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A ship carrying soybeans from the United States docked in the port of Dalian on Saturday, 11th August,   more than a month after it arrived off China’s coast just as hefty tariffs were imposed on U.S. goods, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon shipping data. The …

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German Shipping Company Hapag-Lloyd Reports $80 Million Loss

 Chennai: Port Wings News Network :  German shipping company Hapag Lloyd said it accelerated cost cuts in the first half of 2018 to offset higher operating costs from fuel costs, charter rates and a slow recovery in freight rates. The Company said that they have implemented additional measures to recover …

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Maersk, IBM Introduce TradeLens Blockchain Shipping Solution

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In a follow up to their January announcement, A.P. Moller – Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) on 9 August announced the creation of TradeLens, jointly developed by the two companies to apply blockchain to the world’s global supply chain. TradeLens is the result of …

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2-Day DOSTAS International Maritime Seminar Kicks Off in Kochi

Kochi: Port Wings News Network: Department of Ship Technology Alumni Society (DOSTAS), a registered alumni association of Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) is hosting its first edition of DOSTAS International Maritime Seminar (DIMS-2018) on 3 and 4 August 2018 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Kochi. …

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Survey Launched on Welfare Needs of Superyacht Crew

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is partnering with MHG Insurance Brokers to launch a survey of seafarers who work on superyachts to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector. Questions will be asked on food, cabins and communications, as well as the …

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JMVP Creates Access to Markets Through Water Transport

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)  has set out on a massive public outreach initiative along river Ganga on National Waterway-1 to help push rural economy to connect with waterways. As part of a month long dialogue series extending from Varanasi to Haldia …

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