DNV GL Rolls Out Electronic Certificates Across Entire Fleet

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. The widespread use of electronic certificates will result in significant efficiency gains for ship owners, charterers, regulators …

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Gadkari Exhorts Stakeholders To Manufacture Bio-Fuel Compliant Engines

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: In a bid to reduce pollution at sea, Indian government has initiated talks with engine manufacturers including Wartsila, Cummins among others to make bio-fuel compliant engines for Indian shipping vessels, Mr Nitin Gadkari,  Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, has said. Addressing the opening …

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Exports Record 25.67 % Jump in September, Trade Deficit Goes Down

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Showing the signs of recovery in EXIM sector, India’s exports has recorded a robust growth of 25.67 % in September, mainly on account of phenomenal rise in shipments of engineering, chemicals, and petroleum products, government data released on 13 October has revealed. According to …

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JNPT Records 6 % Growth in Container Handling in First Six Months

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), country’s largest container port under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping, further improved its performance in the first six months of the current financial year by recording a 6.26 per cent growth in container cargo in terms …

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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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