What is Bharatmala Pariyojana – A Glance

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Bharatmala Pariyojana is a new umbrella program for the highways sector that focuses on optimizing efficiency of freight and passenger movement across the country by bridging critical infrastructure gaps through effective interventions like development of Economic Corridors, Inter Corridors and Feeder Routes, National Corridor Efficiency …

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IATA Calls for Asia Pacific Priorities, Infrastructure, Regulations, Sustainability

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) that represents some 275 airlines comprising 83% of global air traffic, has called for urgent action to address the challenges of infrastructure, regulatory harmonization and sustainability. ASIA-PACIFIC REGION FACES A DIFFICULT CHALLENGE Addressing the delegates attending the Association of …

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World Maritime University Organizes Regional Conference in Peru

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The World Maritime University’s (WMU) Regional Conference for the Americas took place from 23 to 25 October in Lima, Peru in partnership with the Dirección General de Capitanías y Guardacostas (DICAPI). According to a media release, the three-day event brought together over 200 participants from …

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V O Chidambaranar Port Handles Longest Container Vessel at DBGT

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: The longest container vessel at Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminals, V.O. Chidambaranar Port, SCI Mumbai was handled at the dawn of 26 October, 2017 on trial basis. The container vessel was berthed on 26 October at 06.45 Hrs at the Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminals in the …

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Mumbai Port Completes Record Shipment of 6016 cars in Single Day

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network M.V. Viking Destiny under agency of Samsara Shipping has loaded 6016 vehicles in a span of 24 hrs on 20/21 October 2017 comprising 2870 Volkswagen vehicles, 3139 General Motor vehicles and seven JCB.  According to a media statement, this shipment is the largest parcel size …

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DP WORLD Reports 13.5% Gross Volume Growth in Q3 of 2017

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World Limited handled 52.3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first nine months of 2017, with gross container volumes growing by 10.0% year-on-year on a reported basis and 9.6% on a like-for-like  basis, with the third …

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ICTSI Seals Second Phase Basra Gateway Terminal Expansion

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Enrique K. Razon Jr, Chairman & President of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has signed the Expansion Agreement for the second major development phase of the Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) in North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. CONTINUOUS BERTHING LINE OF 600M According to a …

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