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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DP World Cochin Recovers Fastest To Record 59% Growth

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global logistics company, DP World operated International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Cochin successfully handled over 42,000 TEUs along with 35 vessels in the month of May. The terminal has recorded an impressive growth of 59% over April, which is the highest amongst all the …

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Investments in Airport Pharma Facilities Paying off for WFS

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Worldwide Flight Services’ (WFS) investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe, the United States and Africa generated significant increases in time- and temperature-sensitive volumes in the first five months of 2020, and will provide vital support to airlines, freight forwarders and their …

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Korean Register Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society celebrates its 60th anniversary on 20 June 2020. To mark the occasion KR has held a commemorative ceremony at the organization’s headquarters in Busan, Korea. However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the large planned …

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Editorial: Coronavirus Pandemic  — The Privileged Immobile

Port Wings, 17 June 2020: To slow the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, countries across the world have implemented a range of stringent policies, including stay-at-home ‘lockdowns‘; school and workplace closures; cancellation of events and public gatherings;, restrictions on public transport and enforcing physical distance between people. Mobility is not …

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Baltic Exchange Launches New Website for Expert Witness Association 

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Baltic Exchange’s Expert Witness Association is ready to establish itself as the centre of the maritime expert witness world. Born from the previous Baltic Exchange Expert Witness Panel, the Baltic Expert Witness Association (BEWA) boasts an array of expertise comprising shipbrokers, shipowners and operators, …

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