Editorial: It’s Hobson’s Choice for the Seafarers

Port Wings, 24 June 2020: After the COVID-19 pandemic induced travel restrictions made crew changes impossible, drawing the attention of the globe on a workforce that has remained largely hidden from limelight despite being responsible for moving some 90 per cent of the world trade, there is no choice for …

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Chennai Port Sets Record In Crude Discharge

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chennai Port has set another landmark achievement by handling 1,14,000 Tonnes of  Crude Oil  on a single day on 21 June 2020, from the  vessel M.T. MOUNT FUJI (sailing under the flag Liberia) carrying 1,32,007 Tonnes through the  42” diameter pipeline from Bharathi Dock (BD-III) …

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Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal Meets Service Exporters

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Shri Piyush Goyal on 23 June 2020 held a meeting, through video-conferencing, with office bearers of the Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC), and stakeholders representing various Services sector. The stakeholders made several suggestions and demands during the …

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Mansukh Mandaviya Reviews Seaplane Operation Projects

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping (I/C), on 23 June 2020 reviewed the seaplane projects on Indian water bodies in the ‘Chai pe Charcha’ meeting, a unique and innovative brainstorming meeting platform of the ministry officials to bring about the change in …

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Guest Column: Online Arbitration and Conciliation Proceeding

By M. A. Bhaskarachar, Former CMD, Kamarajar Port Limited, Arbitrator and Conciliator Major Ports like many other sectors is embroiled in many disputes with contractors. Conventional dispute resolution mechanisms entail significant time and cost due to time involved in travel to the place of arbitration by the Parties, arbitrators and their …

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