World Maritime University ‘Pandemic’ Students Graduate

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A virtual graduation ceremony for World Maritime University (WMU) graduates in the distance learning programmes was held on 6 November. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it was not possible for the students to travel to Malmö, Sweden for the annual graduation ceremony that took …

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Rajiv Jalota Assumes Charge as Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Rajiv Jalota, IAS, assumed charge as Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust on 4 November 2020.  Shri Jalota is 1988 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre. Before joining Mumbai Port Trust, Shri Rajiv Jalota was holding the post of Additional Chief Secretary, Higher and Technical Education Department, …

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Air Cargo Recovery Continues in September: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on 4 November 2020 released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was 8% below previous-year levels in September …

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JNPT Observes Vigilance Awareness Week

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s No.1 Container Port, Observed a week-long Vigilance Awareness Week at JNPT headquarters from 27th October to 2th November, 2020. During this week various competitions like Essay writing, Slogan Writing and Elocution took were organised for JNPT employees. All employees …

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Editorial: Blue Wave for Blue Economy

Chennai, 4 Nov 2020: Who’s in the hot seat post the November US presidential election will have a significant impact on the role the US will play in terms of supporting shipping demand. If Trump remains in power the playbook will remain largely the same as the last four years …

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