Korean Register Launches Survey Services Using Drones

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it is now conducting inspection services using drones, responding to the industry-wide trend to use more unmanned technology. The new service which has been successfully trialled and now launched, follows extensive collaboration …

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DP WORLD Chairman Meets Ecuador Minister of Foreign Trade

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana, at the global trade enabler’s flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in Dubai recently. The visit follows the ground-breaking ceremony held in September this year …

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Classification Steps up to the Digital Challenge: DNV GL

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The maritime world is in the middle of a period of rapid change, with increasing digitalization, new regulations and shifting markets. Classification societies can help to remove barriers, speed up the process, and assist stakeholders make the most of the new landscape, IACS Chairman Knut …

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DP WORLD Consolidates 100% Ownership in Embraport in Santos, Brazil

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global major DP World has completed the acquisition of an additional 66.67% stake in Empresa Brasileira de Terminais Portuários (Embraport) in Brazil from Odebrecht Transport (OTP). This transaction increases DP World’s shareholding to 100% and the terminal will be rebranded to DP World Santos. The …

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Paradip Port Creates All Time Record in Vessel Movement

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: Paradip Port has added yet another feather to its cap by successfully competing movement of 24 vessels within 24 hours on 03 December 2017. According to a media statement, in the first shift – nine vessels, in the second shift – seven vessels, and in …

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WFS Gains IATA CEIV Pharma Certification in Brussels

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Brussels has become the first of Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) European cargo stations to achieve IATA CEIV Pharma certification. The world’s largest cargo handler is in the process of certification for either Good Distribution Practice (GDP) or IATA CEIV Pharma at major locations across its …

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Eastern Naval Command Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Indian Navy celebrates Navy Day each year on 4 December to commemorate its glorious victory 46 Years ago in the Indo-Pak War of 1971 and to salute the valiant heroes who brought us this moment of pride. Delivering the Navy Day Message onboard INS Sumitra …

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