Boskalis Gets Offshore Projects in Taiwan & Denmark

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded two offshore contracts with a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. For a new offshore windfarm in Taiwan, Boskalis will carry out the scour protection of the turbine foundations and in Denmark a four-kilometer-long gas pipeline …

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Swire Shipping Extends South Pacific Network

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Swire Shipping on 17 December 2019 announced that it will be entering a new vessel sharing partnership from New Zealand to Tonga, Samoa (Apia), Cook Islands and Fiji. According to a media statement from the company, this “market leading service” will depart every 10 days from …

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Recycling of Ship Bills: For Smooth Sailing of a Crucial Sector

By Mansukh Mandaviya Minister of State for Shipping (independent charge), and Chemicals and Fertilizers A modern ship generally has a lifespan of 25-30 years, before corrosion, metal fatigue or lack of parts render it uneconomical to operate. After having faced rough seas and hundreds of voyages, a ship reaches the …

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ISWAN Organises Series of Events on Seafarers’ Mental Wellbeing & Welfare in Ports

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) held a series of events in Mumbai around seafarers’ welfare, particularly mental wellbeing, and the benefits of port welfare committees, recently. ISWAN brought together an exciting line-up of international speakers for its 2019 Seminar, themed: ‘Working together …

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Allcargo Logistics Organises Medical Camp

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Allcargo Logistics Limited, along with the Chennai Centennial Lions Club, conducted a medical camp, blood donation camp as well as a presentation on cancer awareness. The camp was held at Allcargo Logistics Ltd- CFS, recently. The camp saw many people benefit from the free health …

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Puerto Aguadulce Services Largest Vessel To Dock in Colombia

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce (SPIA) sets a new operational milestone at the Port of Buenaventura after servicing the 14,436-TEU vessel MSC Faith, the largest ship ever to dock in Colombia. With a length of overall of 366 meters, the MSC Faith makes its maiden …

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