CMA CGM Launches ACT with CMA CGM+

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is launching ACT with CMA CGM+, an array of solutions, helping its customers lighten their environmental footprint and make their cargo carbon neutral. Available throughout all the Group’s shipping subsidiaries, this new offering consists …

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Baltic Exchange Launches Air Freight Indices

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Baltic Exchange on 16 November launched weekly air freight indices. It has partnered with established Hong Kong based air cargo pricing publisher TAC Index and the new indices include six outbound indices and 13 individual destination baskets. These products will be branded as the …

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Korean Register Completes First Drone and Crawler

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Korean Register (KR) has successfully completed its first hull survey using both a drone and crawler (a type of drone capable of climbing up and down walls) without scaffolds. The remote inspection technology was used for the intermediate survey of the bulk carrier PAN …

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Landmark Day at Cochin Shipyard

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: It was a landmark day at Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) as it launched five vessels at one go from its Building Dock at Kochi and also laid the keel for two vessels. The vessels launched are two 8000 DWT Mini General Cargo Ships for JSW …

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Editorial: Biden Wins Fair and Square

Chennai, 11 Nov 2020: It’s over. Donald Trump is ousted; Joe Biden wins and he will take over in January. And Biden’s win is one of the most impressive in American history. Defeating a sitting United States president is an extraordinarily hard thing to do, but with the vote count …

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WMU Research Finds Systemic Failures in Implementation of Regulatory Regime For Seafarers’ Hours of Work and Rest

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: New research from a team at the World Maritime University (WMU) underlines systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ hours of work and rest, undermining the credibility of international regulations relating to working hours. ‘A culture of adjustment’, by Dr. Raphael …

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