IRClass Executive Chairman Meets IMO Secretary General

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: During a recent trip to London, Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), paid a visit to the IMO’s headquarters to meet with Secretary General Mr. Kitack Lim. Although the visit was intended to be a courtesy call, …

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David Malpass Appointed as World Bank Group President

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Executive Directors of the World Bank today unanimously selected David R. Malpass as President of the World Bank Group for a five-year term beginning on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The Board expressed its deep gratitude to Interim President Kristalina Georgieva for her dedication and …

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V.Group Opens New Centre of Excellence in Mumbai

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: V.Group, a leading global marine support services provider, opened its state-of-the-art new home in Mumbai in a ceremony earlier this week. Colleagues from across the Group were joined by CEO, Ian El-Mokadem, and a number of distinguished guests, to open the new building in Windsor …

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Wärtsilä Successfully Completes Sea Trials of ‘Targetless’ Dp Laser Sensor Scenescan

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Wärtsilä, global leader in smart technologies, has successfully completed sea trials of its SceneScan system, the world’s first ‘target less’ dynamic positioning (DP) laser sensor. This state-of-the-art technology requires no reflector target to be deployed, thereby increasing both safety and operational uptime. The technology has …

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Panalpina and DSV Agree To Join Forces

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: DSV on 1 April 2019 announced an all share voluntary public tender offer for all publicly held shares of Panalpina. DSV and Panalpina have reached an agreement on the terms and conditions of a combination by way of a Public Exchange Offer to all Panalpina …

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PSA Appoints Peter Voser as New Group Chairman

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) on 29 March announced that Mr Fock Siew Wah will step down as Group Chairman on 1 April 2019, and assume the role of Special Advisor to PSA until his retirement on 31 July 2019. Mr Peter Voser, currently Deputy …

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Cathay Pacific Joins Pharma.Aero

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Cathay Pacific has become a full member of Pharma.Aero, a cross-industry collaboration for pharma shippers, CEIV-certified cargo communities, airport operators and other air cargo industry stakeholders.  Cathay Pacific has been CEIV Pharma certified since October 2017. Pharma.Aero, whose aim is to achieve excellence in the …

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Navayuga Container Terminal Crosses 500,000 TEU Milestone

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Navayuga Container Terminal (NCT) reached an important milestone on 27 March 2019, by handling 500,000 TEU for the first time in a Financial Year. The half-millionth TEU was handled on vessel M.V. SSL Kutch. NCT witnessed stellar volume growth of almost 9-fold increase in the …

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