Editorial: A White-Knuckle Ride

Port Wings, 9 Sept 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially cruel on seafarers, often trapped on ships for months on end far away from their loved ones. Those who were looking forward to going home in around March or April basically couldn’t, as permission for crew changes were denied …

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Indian Railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridor Gathers Speed

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: On a mission mode, Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) of Indian Railways is gathering speed. Constant weekly monitoring and meetings with all stake holders lead to acquisition of patches and sections of land which were long delayed. Indian Railways even deployed its experts to assist …

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Rapid Antigen Tests Begins at Paradip Port Hospital

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: The PPT Hospital started conducting rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 on a large scale from 4 September 2020. It is Standard ‘Q’ Covid Antigen Test from nasal swab as per ICMR guidelines. It will cover all the PPT employees. The results of the tests will …

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DP WORLD, CDPQ Expand Global Investment Platform To US$8.2 Billion

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DP World, a global infrastructure-led supply chain solutions provider, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a global institutional investor, have announced the expansion of their ports and terminals investment through a new commitment of US$4.5 billion (CA$6 billion), that will increase the …

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Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry Sets up Business Facilitation Centre at GMR Air Cargo Terminal

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Considering the demand and to facilitate the exporters during the unprecedented times of pandemic, the Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTCCI) has set up a FTCCI Business Facilitation Centre (FTCCI-BFC) at GMR Air Cargo Terminal, Shamshabad. Shri J.S. Chandrashekar, IRS., Principal Commissioner …

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