Department of Commerce Developing National Logistics Portal

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: A National Logistics Portal is being developed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to ensure ease of trading in the international and domestic markets. The portal will link all the stakeholders of EXIM, domestic trade and movement and all trade activities on a …

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ASSOCHAM Appoints Uday Kumar Varma as Secretary General

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on 23 August 2018 appointed Shri Uday Kumar Varma as Secretary General. Shri Varma retired from the position of Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), Government of India on June 30, 2013 and …

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MANSA Welcomes JNPT’s Decision to Penalize Defaulting Stakeholders

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies – India has welcomed the JNPT chairman’s decision to levy penalty on defaulting stakeholders like terminal and train operators, Concor or shipping lines or agents that cause delay in dwell time. The chairman in-charge at the meeting held last …

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Editorial: Shipping Fraternity, Kerala Needs Our Help

Port Wings, 22 August 2018: God’s own country, Kerala, the beautiful paradise with its calm backwaters is devastated by the worst floods in more than 100 years. The loss of life and property is unprecedented. Many people have lost their homes and now spending their days in relief camps. While …

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Cochin Port Earmarks Godowns for Free Storage of Relief Materials

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: Four containers of relief materials sent by Shipping fraternity from Tuticorin under the initiative of Ministry of Shipping has arrived ICTT Vallarpadam by SSL Krishna and the same have been directly delivered for distribution on 20 August 2018. The coastal crude vessel Swarna Godavari with …

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Crowley Successfully Supports Appomattox Platform Tow-Out in the U.S. Gulf

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corp.’s SOLUTIONS has successfully and safely delivered Shell’s Appomattox semi-submersible Floating Production System (FPS) to the open waters of the U.S. Gulf from Kiewit Offshore Services’ construction facility in Ingleside, Texas. Making the tow-out possible were Crowley’s Ocean Sky and Ocean Sun tugboats, …

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AirBridgeCargo Airlines Transports its 500th Aircraft Engine in 2018

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the world’s leading international cargo carriers, has transported its 500th aircraft engine in 2018, supporting long-term customers with the provision of timely, seamless and safe transportation of these highly delicate shipments. “The 500th jet engine is another milestone for ABC …

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Hapag-Lloyd Invests in Growing East African Market

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd is continuing to focus on the growing market in East Africa. With annual growth rates of approximately six percent, the region tops the list on the African continent. Kenya, in particular, is developing with significantly rising import and export figures as well as massive …

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