Hapag-Lloyd Launches Remote Reefer Supply Chain Monitoring Tool

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is adding near real-time monitoring of its reefer containers to their product portfolio. “Hapag-Lloyd LIVE” increases the transparency of the cold chain by offering customers a number of data sets about the condition and location of their reefer containers. The product …

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V.O. Chidambaranar Port Creates New Record in Cargo Handling

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust created a new record by discharging  55,020 Metric Tonnes of Coal in  24 hours at Berth No.9 through Harbour Mobile Crane from the gearless vessel MV. Agio Sostis on 03 February 2020, surpassing the previous record of 54,512 Metric Tonnes of Coal …

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JFD Continues its Investment Programme in India

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: JFD, the world leading underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defence diving markets and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has delivered a new £1million contract to supply two sets of life-saving equipment to the Indian Navy, to further enhance the safety …

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DP World Handles 71 million TEUs, Reports Volume Growth in 2019

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World handled 71.2 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in 2019, with gross container volumes flat year-on-year on a reported basis and up +1.0% on a like-for-like basis. Like-for-like gross volumes in 4Q 2019 accelerated to +2.1% with …

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2019 Worst Year for Air Freight Demand Since 2009: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released full-year 2019 data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), fell by 3.3% compared to 2018 while capacity (AFTK) rose by 2.1%. This was the first year of declining freight volumes …

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Editorial: National Logistics Policy on Cards

Port Wings, 05 Feb 2020: The Union government will soon release a National Policy on Logistics. While presenting the Union Budget on 1 February, Nirmala Sitharaman said that the proposed logistics policy, will aim at reducing high transaction cost of industry. The aim of the national logistics policy is to promote …

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Hapag-Lloyd To Lower CO2 Emissions Using Biofuel

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: To reduce the CO2 emissions generated by operating ships, one of Hapag-Lloyd’s ships recently refuelled in Rotterdam with a new, eco-friendly biofuel. For the first time, the “Montreal Express” is being powered by so-called “B20” fuel, which consists of 80 percent low-sulphur fuel oil and …

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Air France-KLM, Delta, Virgin Atlantic Launch Trans-Atlantic Joint Venture

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Air France-KLM Cargo, Delta Air Lines Cargo and Virgin Atlantic Cargo are promising cargo customers more connections, greater shipment routing flexibility, improved trucking options, aligned services and innovative digital solutions with the launch of their expanded trans-Atlantic Joint Venture (JV). The new partnership, which represents …

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Boskalis, Wetlands International To Explore Potential of Blue Carbon

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: ‎Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a global dredging and marine contractor and Wetlands International, the global NGO dedicated to the safeguarding and restoring of wetlands, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitats that not only support coastal protection and fisheries but store …

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AMET Hosts International Conference on “Emotional Well-Being of Seafarers Onboard”

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Academy of Maritime Education and Training, Deemed to be University, India’s first maritime university for marine related education, training, and research) conducted an International Conference on “Emotional Well-Being of Seafarers Onboard”, at Anna Centenary Library auditorium, Kotturpuram, Chennai, on 27 January 2020. Dr. J. Ramachandran, …

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Paradip Port Invitational Golf Tournament Held

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: Paradip Port Invitational Golf Tournament 2020, being held at Paradip Golf Course by Paradip Port Sports Council, concluded on 2 February 2020. Women golfer Smt. Ambika Sutar of Paradip Golf Club emerged champion in the women category. In the Men category, Shri Pawan Singh Marwa …

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