Commerce Ministry Organizes Stakeholders’ Consultation on Exports

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Commerce & Industry Minister Mr Suresh Prabhu on 6 October held a Stakeholders’ Consultation with leading Exporters, Export Promotion Councils, Associations and Local Chambers with a view to give a fillip to the export sector. The Minister for Textiles and Information and Broadcasting, Smt. …

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FIEO Hails Changes in GST To Support Exports

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), an umbrella body of exporters scattered across the country, has welcomed the changes announced by the Government consequent to the GST Council meeting held on 6 October in New Delhi. In a media statement, Mr Ganesh Kumar …

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Swire Shipping Enhances PNG Liner Service Coverage

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Effective 4 November 2017, Swire Shipping’s North Asia service, which connects Japan, Korea, China, and Taiwan to Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Pacific Islands and New Zealand will include an additional call to Rabaul, PNG. Commenting on the development, Jeremy Sutton, Swire Shipping General Manager, …

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Milaha Launches NVOCC Tracking App for Smartphones in Qatar

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Milaha, a maritime and logistics conglomerate based in Qatar, has launched a mobile application that allows its customers to track their shipments around the world using a bill of lading ID or container number. Through the new, free app — named “Milaha NVOCC Tracking” (iOS, …

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Joint Secretary Shipping S P Singh Visits JNPT

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: As part of his familiarization trip to different ports under the administrative control of the Government of India, Satinder Pal Singh, who was appointed as the Joint Secretary Shipping in the Ministry of Shipping last month, visited Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) on 28 September. Mr …

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Shipping Ministry Renames Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Kandla Port, located in industrialized state of Gujarat and one of the top 12 major ports in the country under the administrative control of the Government of India through the Ministry of Shipping, has been renamed as Deendayal Port from 25 September in the …

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New Mangalore Port Registers Positive Growth

Mangalore: Port Wings News Network: New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) during the first half of the fiscal 2017-18 handled 19.54  million tonnes of cargo as against 17.49 million tonnes handled in the corresponding period of last year and thereby registered 11.72% growth. According to a media statement, increase in the …

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