Ship-Agents Welcome Mumbai Port’s Decision To Raise Draft

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The maritime fraternity in Maharashtra has welcomed the Mumbai Port’s decision to raise the draft level to 10.3 metres and 11 metres to dock vessels at BPX and BPS respectively, subject to low tides being over 60 cm. This has avoided the waiting period for …

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Investment Institutions Recognize ICTSI Among Top Asian Companies

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Global port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has once again been recognized by leading investment institutions and agencies as among the top Asian companies that has shown all-round governance excellence and financial management for 2018. Hong Kong-based Corporate Governance Asia, the region’s most …

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The IMRF Awards 2019 Shortlist is Announced

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The judges for the International Maritime Rescue Federation Awards 2019 have announced their shortlist, following careful consideration of the range of extremely compelling entries from around the world. Designed to honour the outstanding commitment of dedicated Search & Rescue (SAR) professionals and volunteers everywhere, the …

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Cleanest Ship to Visit US Comes to Long Beach

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Jewel, the cleanest container ship to visit the United States, stopped by the Port of Long Beach last month. MSC Jewel arrived at Total Terminals International’s Pier T facility on July 12. The ship, 1,200 feet long with a capacity of …

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AAL’s Adoption Of The IMO Low Sulphur Regulation 2020

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With widespread discussion and reporting about the IMO 2020 ‘Sulphur Cap’ regulation, coming into effect January 1st 2020, we would like to clarify our position and how we plan to move forward over the coming weeks and months to fully prepare ourselves and our customers …

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Indian Register of Shipping Receives RO Authorization From Cyprus

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Leading classification society, the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has signed a “Recognised Organisation” agreement with the Republic of Cyprus at an impressive ceremony held at the Crown Plaza hotel in Limassol on 23 July 2019. The Deputy Minister for Shipping, Natasa Pilides, delivered the …

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