DNV GL Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kjetil M. Ebbesberg is appointed as new Group CFO in DNV GL and will succeed Thomas Vogth-Eriksen, who will become Director, Certification Division in DNV GL – Business Assurance. Mr. Ebbesberg will join DNV GL on 1 April 2020 and take up the Group CFO …

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Chidambaranar Port Surpasses Previous Year’s Container Traffic

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: V.O. Chidambaranar Port, the economic engine of Southern Tamil Nadu, has handled 7.41 Lakh TEUs of Containers as on 02 March 2020 and has surpassed previous financial year’s Container Traffic of 7.39 lakh TEUs. According to a media statement, the port has achieved record container …

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Editorial: Tanker Market Tanks

Port Wings, 04 March 2020:  The ongoing coronavirus outbreak, high fleet growth in 2019 and warm weather are part of a cocktail of forces pushing tanker freight rates down. Tanker rates have taken a turn for the worse due to dwindling demand and fewer cargoes available, as a result of …

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IATA Requests Global Suspension of Slot Rules Due to Coronavirus

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is contacting aviation regulators worldwide to request that the rules governing use of airport slots be suspended immediately and for the 2020 season, due to the impact of COVID-19 (the Coronavirus). Around 43% of all passengers depart from over …

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Chennai Port Berths High Draft Vessel

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: M.V. Scarlet Albetros, Panama flag vessel carrying 76,000 Tonnes of Limestone with an arrival draft of 14 metres was berthed at the Chennai Port Trust (Jawahar Dock 2) on 28 Februa 2020.  The vessel came from AL FUJAYRAH.  This is the largest Limestone consignment handled …

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Ahmedabad Custom Brokers’ Association Organises Training Program

Port Wings News Network: Ahmedabad Custom Brokers’ Association with an intention to motivate and encourage members & their staff to understand the shipping, Logistics and Customs Clearance process effectively. As the part of the same Ahmedabad Custom Brokers’ Association have tied up with Logistics Skill Council to impart one day …

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Shipping Agencies Slog on Cricket Ground at MANSA OG Trophy

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Eight shipping agencies participated in the MANSA OG Trophy Cricket Tournament held this week (24-28 February) at Oval Maidan, Churchgate with Mitsutor Shipping Agency lifting the trophy against NYK Line (India) Pvt. Ltd in the final match. The other teams that participated in the tournament …

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JNPT Achieves Significant Improvement in Import Dwell Time

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has achieved significant improvement in overall Dwell Time, especially the import dwell time, which has reduced from 55.55 hours in 2018-19 to 37.33 hours in 2019-20, till January 2020, Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman of JNPT, has said. Highlighted the various …

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