Gopal Krishna New Secretary in Ministry of Shipping

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In a large scale reshuffle in the Secretary-level officials in the Central administration, the Modi-led government on 11 October transferred 11 Secretaries. According to a media statement, a 1983-batch IAS officer Gopal Krishna from West Bengal cadre has been appointed as Secretary, Shipping, while …

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Major Ports Register 3.24% Growth During April-Sept Period

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The 12 major ports under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, have recorded a growth of 3.24% and together handled 326.4 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to September, 2017 as against 316.1 Million Tonnes handled during …

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Lithuanian Delegation Visits Mumbai Port

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: A delegation led by Mr. Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania along with Mr. Laimona Talat-Kelpsa, Ambassador of Lithuania visited Mumbai Port Trust on 10 October. According to a media statement, the delegation held discussions with Mr Sanjay Bhatia, IAS, Chairman and Mr …

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AirBridgeCargo Extends Connectivity to Liege Airport, Belgium

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: AirBridgeCargo Airlines has introduced a new freighter call for Liege airport, one of the best cargo-friendly airports in Europe. Starting with its winter schedule, ABC will gradually increase its cargo capacity up to 12 flights per week, creating more opportunities for its customers in Asia, …

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CMA CGM To Launch Indian Ocean Feeder 4

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: To support the positive commercial exchanges in the dynamic Indian Ocean market and increase the reliability of their service in the region, CMA CGM has announced the launch of a 5th service. According to a media statement from the company, starting October 21, m/v MCP …

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IATA, WCO Join Hands to Improve Air Cargo Efficiency and Security    

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into WCO’s Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide. IMPORTANCE OF INTEGRATION According to a …

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Japanese Business Delegation Visits Sri City SEZ

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A 21-member business delegation from some of the Japanese high profile companies and organisations visited Sri City on 9 October. The delegation was led by Mr. Haruhito Imizu, President, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, a leading publishing conglomerate in Japan, and Mr. Yasukuni Enoki, former Ambassador of …

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AEPC Welcomes Changes in GST Rates

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has hailed the slew of measures taken by the GST Council under the Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitely in its 22nd meeting held on 6 October 2017. In a media statement, AEPC stated that these measures …

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Ground-breaking Ceremony Performed for Wardha Dry Port in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The ground-breaking ceremony for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust ‘s new Wardha Dry Port was held on 2 October at the hands of Mr Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister Shipping, Road Transport, Highways, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India. The Chief Minister, Government …

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