Editorial: No Easy Sailing for Shipping Corp

Chennai, 24 Feb 2021: It is still not going to be easy for this 71-year-old Navaratna – Shipping Corporation of India – to find a new owner due to the abse­nce of a robust shipping policy. The Union government’s plan to raise Rs 2.1 lakh crore targeted in the last …

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TEA Welcomes Tamil Nadu Interim Budget 2021-2022

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA) on 23 February welcomed the allocation of fund for infrastructure, particularly development of roads in highways and rural areas in the Tamil Nadu Interim Budget 2021-2022. In a media statement, Shri. Raja M Shanmugham, President, TEA, lauded the Tamil Nadu Government …

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FIEO Unanimously Elects Dr A Sakthivel As Its New President

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Dr A Sakthivel has been unanimously elected as the new President of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO). As Owner and Founder of Poppys Group of Companies of Tirupur, Dr Sakthivel is currently the Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council. A visionary Trade …

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Kamarajar Port Urges Stakeholders To Actively Participate in Maritime India Summit 2021

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kamarajar Port Limited on 22 February invited all the stakeholders to register for and actively participate in the Maritime India Summit 2021, which will provide vast investment opportunities in each of the Indian maritime states and union territories. The link for the registration is: https://registrations.ficci.com/vmains//business-registrationb.asp …

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PM Modi Inaugurates Several Railway Projects in West Bengal

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister on 22 February inaugurated the extension of Metro Railway from Noapara to Dakshineswar in West Bengal and flagged off the first service on this stretch. He also inaugurated the third line between Kalaikunda and Jhargram. Shri Modi …

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Paradip Port Achieves Yet Another 100 MMT Mark in Cargo Handling

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: Paradip Port, one of the leading major ports under the administrative control of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India, achieved the handling 100 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) of cargo fourth year in row. Despite COVID-19 crisis, it once again repeated the …

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IATA’s Chief Economist Brian Pearce to Retire in July 2021

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its Chief Economist, Brian Pearce, will retire from the organization in July 2021. A recruitment process has been launched to find a successor in time for a smooth transition. Pearce joined IATA in 2004. Since then he …

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