Editorial: Good News for Modi Government in Election Year

Port Wings, 07 Nov 2018: With the World Bank’s Doing Business Report giving thumps-up to Indian government on business sentiment, it has come as a big reprieve for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party just before the long election season in the country. While five important states are going to Assembly …

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Indian Register of Shipping Plays Central Role at INMARCO

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) continues to play a central role at the International Maritime Conference and Exhibition (INMARCO) which is held every four years. Organised by the Institute of Marine Engineers (India), this year’s INMARCO will see a packed programme of technical discussions …

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Chennai Port Observes Vigilance Awareness Week

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week 2018 has commenced at Chennai Port Trust with the theme “Eradicate Corruption – Build A New India”. Shri. P. Ravindrababu, IRSME, CVO, ChPT delivered welcome address highlighting the importance of Preventive Vigilance. Shri. P. Ravindran, IRTS, Chairman, ChPT administered …

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Kamarajar Port Observes Vigilance Awareness Week

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kamarajar Port Limited under the Ministry of Shipping is observing Vigilance Awareness Week – 2018 from 29th October 2018 to 3rd November 2018 at its Registered Office and Port Office as per Central Vigilance Commission Guidelines. The observance of the week started with administering the …

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Container Traffic Grows by 20% in Port of Gothenburg

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: From January to September 2018, 560,000 containers (TEU) were handled at the Port of Gothenburg. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the preceding year, and energy product flows remain consistently strong. New car figures rose by 4% but now appear to be levelling off, …

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Editorial:A Green Revolution At Sea

Port Wings, 31 Oct 2018: While shipping is generally considered the most eco-friendly way of transporting nearly 90 % of cargo around the world, the scale of the industry’s contribution to pollution remains very large. The reliance on heavy fuel oil and the improper destruction of smaller ships in favour …

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