Nitin Gadkari Welcomes End of Transport Union Strike

New Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari hailed the All India Motor Transport Congress’s decision to call off its strike. Talking to the media in Nagpur, Gadkari said that he and the finance minister were in constant discussions with the transport unions …

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IG Paramesh Sivamani Assumes Command of CG Region (East)

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Inspector General Paramesh Sivamani on 23 July  assumed command of the Indian Coast Guard Region (East), replacing Rajan Bargotra. Sivamani, who has served in various sea and shore appointments during a career span of 29 years, took charge at a ceremonial parade held at the …

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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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Editorial: GST Rate Cuts & 2019 General Elections

Port Wings, 25 July 2018: Eversince the GST launched, it has faced several litmus tests and finally, the government bowed to many important demands including nil duty for sanitary napkins, one of the major rallying point for nation-wide protests against the system. The intention of uniting the entire country into …

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APM Terminals Pipavav Hosts Trade Meet in Diu

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: APM Terminals Pipavav recently hosted a trade meet for Custom House Agents (CHAs) and service providers at the Port and at Diu, Gujarat. The event was attended by members from Ahmedabad Customs House Agents Association (ACHAA), Pipavav Customs Brokers Association (PCBA), Ahmedabad Steamship Agents Associations …

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PSA SICAL Starts Celebrations for PSA’s 20th Year in India

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: On 17 July 2018, PSA Sical Terminals Limited (PSA Sical), a joint venture between PSA India and Sical Logistics, hosted celebrations in Tuticorin for staff, trade and stakeholders to mark PSA’s 20th year in India. PSA Sical is PSA’s first terminal investment in India and …

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