Editorial:Importance of Waterways in Nation Building

Port Wings, 03 January 2018 In the backdrop of Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari flagging off cargo movement on the Pandu-Dhubri route of the Brahmaputra River on 29 December, it can be easily said about the priority of the government — utilizing waterways in national building. Waterways are also an …

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DP WORLD Subcontinent Sets New Handling Record

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Global trade enabler DP World’s Subcontinent region has set yet another industry benchmark for being the first container port operator in India to successfully handle more than 50 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units), across its terminals. According to a media statement, DP World (erstwhile P&O …

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Cargo Demand From Nepal Keeps Kolkata Port Busy

Kolkata: Port Wings News Network: Helped by improved railway connectivity, cargo movement through Kolkata Port has witnessed an unusual spurt in the current fiscal year, thanks largely to despatches of construction and polling material to Nepal, a report in leading business daily Livemint said quoting port officials. NEPALESE IMPORTS INCREASE …

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Jagriti Yatra Team Visits Sri City SEZ

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The 15-day-long Jagriti Yatra, a train journey that inspires and supports entrepreneurship among youth, arrived at Sri City on 29 December 2017. On the arrival of about 500 participants, 48% of women from across the country and abroad, Sri City SEZ authorities extended a warm …

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