Editorial: A Bolt from the Blue

Port Wings, 30 Sept 2020: Ironically, the COVID-19 that originated from China and caused severe economic damage to the world in general and the U.S. in particular is not a jolt to China’s economy, but a bolt from the blue, triggering an increase in American business purchases from China, to …

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Insufficient Capacity Dampens Air Cargo in August: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in August showing that improvement remains slow amid insufficient capacity. Demand moved slightly in a positive direction month-on-month; however, levels remain depressed compared to 2019. Improvement continues at a slower pace than …

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1,300-Tonne LNG Tank Hoisted On Board The “Sajir”

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: When a LNG tank weighing 1,300 tonnes was hoisted into the “Sajir” by a floating crane recently, it marked another milestone in the conversion of the 15,000 TEU Hapag-Lloyd ship. Over the previous three weeks, the ship’s hold had been prepared for the installation. The …

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Webinar on “ATA & UN TIR Carnet” Facilitates Free Movement of Goods Across Multiple International Borders

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Transports Internationaux Routiers (International Road Transport –TIR) will facilitate intermodal transport and act as enabling document to cross multiple international borders without any additional checks, Mr Sunil K Mall, Commissioner of Customs, Nhava Sheva, Mumbai, has said. Address a webinar on ‘ATA & UN Carnet …

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Virgin Hyperloop, Bangalore International Airport Limited Announce Ground-Breaking Partnership To Conduct Feasibility Study

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Building on recent momentum in the Gulf region, Virgin Hyperloop, the category leader in hyperloop technology, on 27 September 2020 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of the award-winning Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport). The MoU …

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