India Records Steep Decline in Coal Import

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Coal imports have fallen from 217.78 Mte in 2014-15 to 203.95 Mte. in 2015-16 and further to 190.95 Mte. in 2016-17, Minister of Railways and Coal Mr Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 05 January. The …

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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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