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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