Shipping Giant Maersk Sets Net Zero Co2 Emission Target by 2050

Chennai: Port Wings News Network:   Aimed at accelerating the transition to carbon neutral shipping, Maersk on 4 December announced its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. To achieve this goal, carbon neutral vessels must be commercially viable by 2030, and an acceleration in new innovations and adaption of …

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S Ramakrishna Unanimously Elected as Chairman, FFFAI

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India had its 8th Executive Committee Meeting on 30 November, 2018 and 1 December, 2018 elected Mr. S. Ramakrishna as Chairman of FFFAI for the period December 1, 2018 till 30th September, 2019 unanimously. Mr. A. V. Vijayakumar – …

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Tirupur Exporters Association Urges Finance Ministry To Announce Revised All Industry Rate of Duty Drawback for Garment Sector From 2% To 4.5% Immediately

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA) has urged the Finance Ministry to announce the revised “All Industry Rate of Duty Drawback” for garment sector from 2% To 4.5% immediately as proposed in September this year. In a media statement issued on 1 December 2018, Shri. Raja M …

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Ajay Bhushan Pandey Takes Over as Revenue Secretary

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Dr. Ajay Bhushan Pandey (IAS: MH 1984) took over as the Union Revenue Secretary upon superannuation of Dr Hasmukh Adhia on 30 November. Outgoing Finance Secretary & Revenue Secretary, Dr Hasmukh Adhia welcomed Dr Pandey in his office. A Maharashtra cadre officer, Dr. Pandey …

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PS Atree & Co Pvt Ltd Receives Award

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Ms PS Atree & Co Pvt Ltd was honoured with Award for their Outstanding Contribution by an Air Cargo Custom Broker at recently held “4th PHD Chamber of Commerce Air Cargo Summit 2018” in New Delhi. Mr PS Atree, MD, PS Atree & Company, …

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Gangavaram Port Distributes Sewing Machines to Beneficiaries

Vizag: Port Wings News Network: As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Gangavaram Port Limited (GPL) on 30 November 2018 distributed training certificates and sewing machines to 50 women from Sri Nagar Colony (Rehabilitated village) who have already undergone training under the 7th batch for sewing machine training …

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Vigilance Awareness Week Celebration Concludes in Chidambaranar Port

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: The valedictory function of Vigilance Awareness Week – 2018 was held at  V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust on 30 November, 2018. Shri. P.RaveendraBabu IRSME, Chief Vigilance Officer, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, welcomed the gathering and highlighted the system improvements carried out in the Port for ensuring transparency in …

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India To Export Fish Meal and Fishoil to China

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Vice Minister, General Administration of Customs of China (GACC), Hu Wei, led a six-member delegation to India to discuss various issues of market access for different products like milk and milk products, agricultural products like soy meal, fruits and vegetables, tobacco and pharmaceutical …

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World’s First iVLOC Delivered With DNV GL Class

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC), the DNV GL-classed Pacific Vision, was delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company. The vessel is the world’s first VLOC to implement DNV GL’s SmartShip descriptive notation. To qualify for the notation, …

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