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Feasibility Study on Inland Waterways: Shipping Ministry

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: To promote Inland Water Transport in the country, 111 – including 5 existing and 106 new- National Waterways (NWs) spread over 24 states have been declared under the National Waterways Act, 2016. Feasibility studies have been undertaken by the Inland Waterways Authority of India …

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INS Trikand Participates in Exercise Cutlass Express 2019

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: INS Trikand, a front-line warship of the Indian Navy, participated in a multinational training exercise ‘CUTLASS EXPRESS – 19’ held from 27 Jan to 06 Feb 19. The aim of the exercise was to improve law enforcement capacity, promote regional security and progress inter-operability …

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Eastern Pacific Shipping and Techstars Launch First Global MaritimeTech Accelerator in Singapore

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), an industry-leading ship management company, and Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, announced today that they are jointly launching the world’s first global MaritimeTech startup accelerator, the EPS MaritimeTech Accelerator Powered by Techstars. To be based in EPS’ headquarters …

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Indian Register of Shipping Wins Two Indian Navy Contracts

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has secured a contract for the provision of classification services for 4 large survey vessels for the Indian Navy. These 110 metre vessels, which will be constructed by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd., Kolkata, are the largest hydrographic …

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North P&I Club Enhances Asia Pacific Loss Prevention Team

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: North P&I Club has further strengthened its Loss Prevention team in the Asia Pacific region with the addition of Andrew Glen, who has relocated to Singapore from North’s UK based head office. Andrew, a Master Mariner, joined North in 2006 and spent seven years in …

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“Yantian Express” en route to Freeport

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The container fire that broke out on board the “Yantian Express” on 3 January was largely contained and brought under control after one week by immediately launched fire-fighting efforts. Since then, the remaining salvage operations have made considerable progress. According to a media statement from …

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Evergreen Opens Four New Offices in Latin America

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In view of the growth potential in Latin American trade, Evergreen Line is continuing to establish its own offices at main service locations in the region. The move will strengthen the effectiveness of the line’s operations, improve its capability to react to market opportunities, optimize …

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Ocean Alliance: CMA CGM Unveils New Unmatched Service Offer

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group, on 16 January announced the launch of Ocean Alliance Day 3 Product, which will further strengthen the CMA CGM Group’s service offer. The new offer will start in April 2019. Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive …

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Transport in 2040: How Automation & Technology Will Impact the Future of Work

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: On 15 January the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the World Maritime University (WMU) launched a flagship report entitled: “Transport 2040: Automation Technology Employment – the Future of Work”. The forward-looking assessment, produced by WMU, investigates how the global transport industry will change as …

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IMB Piracy Report 2018 Says Attacks Multiply in Gulf of Guinea

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Piracy increased on the world’s seas in 2018, with a marked rise in attacks against ships and crews around West Africa, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest annual piracy report reveals. Worldwide, the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) recorded 201 …

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