Mumbai Port Hosts Maritime Awareness Exhibition

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: ‘Samudra Kshitij,’ a maritime awareness exhibition organized by Bhandarkar Publication and supported by Mumbai Port Trust, Director General of Shipping and Sagarmala, was held on 12- 13 December 2019 in Mumbai. Smt. Kishori Pednekar, Mayor of Mumbai, and the chief guest of the event, inaugurated …

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IATA to Improve Efficiency of Cargo Handling Audits

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new program to raise global standards in cargo handling operations.  The Smart Facility Operational Capacity (SFOC) program aims to reduce audit complexity and duplication for cargo handling facilities. This new IATA initiative has two components: Standardized …

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Crowley’s LNG-Fueled ConRo Ships Named Significant Boat of the Year During International Workboat Show

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, the company’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, were honored with the 2019 Significant Boat of the Year Award during the International Workboat Show in New Orleans recently. This award recognizes the company’s industry-leading combination container/roll on-roll …

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2nd Edition of 3-day Mega LOGIX INDIA 2019 Begins in New Delhi

  New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) launched the “2nd LOGIX INDIA 2019”- International Buyer Seller Meet on 12 December 2019 at New Delhi with the active support from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India. 2nd LOGIX INDIA was inaugurated by …

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Report Shows Trade Restrictions by WTO Members at Historically High Levels

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Director-General’s annual overview of trade-related developments discussed on 12 December at a meeting of the Trade Policy Review Body shows that trade restrictions by WTO members continue at historically high levels. Between mid-October 2018 and mid-October 2019, the trade coverage of import-restrictive measures implemented …

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Mumbai Port Hosts All India Major Ports Tournaments

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The All India Major Ports Weight-Lifting, Body-Building and Table Tennis Tournaments, 2019-20 were organized by the Mumbai Port Trust and Mumbai Port Sports Council from 4 – 6 December 2019. Mumbai Port Trust emerged Champions in Weight-Lifting Tournament, while Visakhapatnam Port finished as Runners Up.  …

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MSC Becomes First Major Shipping Line To Use 30% Biofuel Blends

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced that the company is now starting to use biofuel in its vessels calling in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Following successful trials with biofuel blends earlier this year, MSC has decided to continue bunkering responsibly sourced biofuel blends on a …

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Hamburg Süd Launches Remote Container Management

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With immediate effect, all Hamburg Süd customers can use the new Remote Container Management (RCM) technology for their reefer container shipments. RCM monitors parameters such as temperature, relative humidity, and the concentrations of O2 and CO2 within the reefer container in real time. The added …

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