Swachhata Pakhwada 2020 at Paradip Port Trust

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: The Paradip Port Trust (PPT) began the observance of “Swachhta Pakhwada”, as per instructions from the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India. It started with a Swachhata Pledge administered by Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT to HoDs and Dy.HoDs at the Portico in front of …

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MANSA Elects Hiren Ved as New President

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies (MANSA) has elected a new executive committee for the term 2020-22 with Mr Hiren Ved to preside over the committee for 2020-21 and Captain Ram Iyer for 2021-22. The current Executive committee presided by Captain Amit Wason will hand …

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New Rail Link Between Oslo And the Port Of Gothenburg

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A new weekly rail shuttle service has commenced, providing Oslo and Norway with a rapid, dependable, climate-smart link to the largest port in Scandinavia. The service is can transfer 2,000 trucks from road to rail, with a resulting reduction in carbon emissions of over 700,000 …

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Editorial: Faith Falls Fast

Port Wings, 16 September 2020: The Covid-19 crisis, and the political, economic and social disruptions it has caused, is fundamentally changing the traditional context for decision-making. The inconsistencies, inadequacies and contradictions of multiple systems –from health and financial to energy and education – are more exposed than ever amidst a …

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KR Opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC). The new facility is located at KR’s headquarters in Busan and officially opened on 15 September. Following the opening ceremony, a memorandum of understanding was signed …

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India Needs Effective Policy Implementation To Support MSMEs: AIAI

  Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: “India has progressive policy regime to support entrepreneurs. But we need effective implementation of these policies to enable MSMEs and start-up enterprises benefit from the business opportunities arising from the COVID pandemic, Mr Vijay Kalantri, President-All India Association of Industries (AIAI), has said. Speaking …

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ICTSI Argentina Handles Imports For La Plata Logistics Hub

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: TecPlata has begun handling import shipments bound for Buenos Aires La Plata Free Zone (BAZFLP), a promising development for the terminal. The shipment from Brazil were unloaded at TecPlata last month, and included a seismograph bound for the Vaca Muerta unconventional oil and gas field …

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Abu Dhabi Ports Announces Expansion of Khalifa Port is on Track

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Abu Dhabi Ports on 12 September 2020 announced Khalifa Port’s expansion is on pace for completion. The Khalifa Port expansion, announced in December 2019, aims to attract new business and significantly boost capacity in line with evolving customer expectations, and has progressed significantly since its …

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Consul General of Japan Masayuki Visits Sri City SEZ

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: As part of his visits to gain first-hand knowledge of business potential and the progress achieved by industrial zones in the region, Mr. TAGA Masayuki, Consul General of Japan in Chennai, on 14 September 2020 visited Sri City SEZ. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, …

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Green Light For Skandia Gateway Project at Port of Gothenburg

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Gothenburg City Council on 10 September 2020 passed a resolution to grant more than 1,2 billion kronor (€120,000,000) to finance the Skandia Gateway project, which is aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport …

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