Indo-Japan Coast Guards Conduct Joint Exercise Off Chennai

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A joint Search and Rescue exercise named SAREX-18 was conducted in the Bay of Bengal off Chennai on 17 January between Indian and Japan Coast Guard. A total of nine ICG Ships besides eight aircraft participated in the exercise. Other stakeholders like the Indian Navy, …

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VOC Port Signs Concession Agreement for Construction of Shallow Draught Berth

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O.Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, on 17 January 2018  signed the concession Agreement for construction of Shallow Draught Berth for handling Construction Materials through PPP mode. According to a media statement, the concession agreement was signed by Mr I. Jeyakumar,IRTS., Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust on behalf …

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Chevron Shipping Awards Global oil and LNG Contract to GAC 

    Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chevron Shipping Company (CSC) has further cemented its long-standing relationship with the GAC Group by awarding it a global three-year ship agency contract for both crude and LNG vessels. The new agreement secures GAC’s status as Chevron’s exclusive global agent in a partnership …

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Korean Register Starts To Provide Statutory Services to Portugal

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Korean Register, an IACS member classification society, has been granted authorization by the Portugal Maritime Authority (DGRM) to deliver statutory services on behalf of the Portugal flag state. KR’s surveyors will now be carrying out vessel surveys and issuing certificates in accordance with international conventions. …

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Mansukh Mandavia Inspects Kolkata Port Trust, IWAI Jetty

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilisers, Mr Mansukh Mandaviya inspected the facilities and ongoing projects at Kolkata Port Trust and GR Jetty of Inland Waterways Authority of India on 11 January. He is on a two-day visit …

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HAROPA Records Growth in 2017, Confirms Momentum in 2018

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With a 6 % rise in overall seaborne trade and over 15% in container traffic, HAROPA (the ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris combine) recorded the best figures among North-European ports for the year 2017. For the first time in its history, HAROPA handled …

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WFS Reinforces Commitment To New York Air Cargo Community

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has demonstrated its confidence in the New York air cargo market by signing a 15-year lease on a new state-of-the-art, 346,000 square feet cargo terminal, the first phase of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s comprehensive Vision Plan …

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Mumbai Port Trust to Develop International Cruise Terminal

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Mr Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on 11 January 2018 laid the foundation stone for an international cruise terminal at Ballard Pier, Mumbai. According to Mumbai Port …

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