Maersk Unlocks Agro Export Potential in India With Cold Chain Solution

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maersk, the leading global integrated logistics company, recently successfully delivered its first end-to-end shipment of freshly produced ‘Green Chillies’ from Varanasi to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates (UAE) within a duration of nine days. The company worked closely with Agricultural and Processed Food Exports Development …

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Unprecedented Number of Crew Kidnappings in Gulf of Guinea Despite Drop in Overall Global Numbers: IMB Annual Piracy Report

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) annual piracy report. In 2019, IMB’s Piracy Reporting Centre received 162 incidents of piracy and armed …

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Padma Shri Dr A Sakthivel Takes Over as New Chairman of AEPC

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Padma Shri Dr A Sakthivel, a man of many accomplishments, took over as the new Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council, India, on 6 January 2020. Assuming the office of Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), Dr A Sakthivel shared the concern that for …

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Modi Renames Kolkata Port Trust After Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Kolkata: Port Wings News Network: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the grand Sesquicentenary Celebrations of the Kolkata Port Trust on 12 January 2020. Prime Minister unveiled a plaque at the site of original Port Jetties to commemorate 150 years of the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT). Shri Modi termed …

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Stringent US, EU Market Norms Hit Indian Shrimp Exports

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Stringent quality check by US and EU markets and increasing competition from other markets offering high-quality, value-added products was likely to impact Indian marine exports, says The Economic Times report quoting an US-based trade finance company Drip Capital. Shrimp, frozen fish, and mollusks are …

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