Volga-Dnepr Group Operates “Sterilised” Charter Flights To China

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Volga-Dnepr Group continues to operate charter flights into China despite the current disruption to the air freight market. Flown commodities include that of essential items in response to the Coronavirus outbreak such as masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment. In addition to this, the …

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Ahmedabad Custom House Agents’ Association Renamed, Becomes ACBA

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: ‘Ahmedabad Custom House Agents’ Association’ (ACHAA) will now be known as ‘Ahmedabad Custom Brokers’ Association’ (ACBA) as per the nomenclature changed in Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations – 2013. New name and registration have been also granted under the Societies Registration Act, 1660 and under the …

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APM Terminals Pipavav Hosts Trade Meet in Unjha, Gujarat

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited) hosted Spices and Psyllium [Isabgol] customers in Unjha on 24 January 2020. Unjha located in Mehsana district of Gujarat is known for its Cumin, Fennel, and Isabgol seed exports. The APM Terminals Pipavav team welcomed the customers and …

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Tirupur Exporters Association Welcomes Tamil Nadu Budget

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Shri. Raja M Shanmugham, President, Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA), welcomed the Tamil Nadu State Government decision of allocating Rs.1,224.25 crore in Budget Estimates 2020-21 for the Handlooms and Textiles. It may be noted that Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Minister of Finance Shri …

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Global, Domestic Factors Affect Indian Exports: FIEO Chief Saraf

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Responding to a nominal decline in January exports by 1.66 percent at USD 25.97 billion during the month, FIEO President, Mr Sharad Kumar Saraf said that global and domestic factors have again pull-down the monthly exports. Besides protectionism and liquidity concerns coupled with sudden …

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Editorial: A Tie-Breaker Test

Port Wings, 12 Feb 2020: The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s clarification on taxing non-resident Indians (NRIs) in her Budget announcement doesn’t seem to have cleared all the doubts over the issue and may require the deployment of a rarely used avenue — the tie breaker — experts said. This device …

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V O Chidambaranar, Cochin Ports Get New Deputy Heads

  Chennai: Port Wings News Network: On 07.02.2020, Shri Bimal Kumar Jha has assumed the charge as Deputy Chairman of V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin, on 7 February succeeding Shri N. Vaiyapuri, who retired on superannuation on 31 October 2019. Likewise, Shri. A.K. Mehera assumed the charge of Deputy Chairman, …

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JNPT Achieves Record-Per day Discharge of Bulk Cement

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) achieved a new milestone in cargo handling of cement by registering record high of 9185MT in a day on 08 February 2020 on vessel MV Apinya Naree, surpassing earlier record of 9008 MT achieved on 16 January 2019 on MV BOONYA …

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