SEKO Logistics Acquires Majority Stake in Omni-Channel Logistics

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: SEKO Logistics has acquired a majority shareholding in its strategic partner Omni-Channel Logistics to solidify and grow its eCommerce and technology solutions for retailers, pure-play etailers, marketplaces and platforms. The two companies have enjoyed a highly successful and growing partnership since Managing Director Kai Lincoln …

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Port of Long Beach Records Cargo Dip in August

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Container volumes at the Port of Long Beach were 1.9 percent lower in August compared to the same month the year before. A total of 679,543 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) were moved through the Port. Imports declined 3.6 percent to 343,029 TEUs. Exports increased, inching …

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Indian Naval Ships at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka for Slinex-18

New Delhi: Port Wings Network: Indian Naval Ships Kirch, Sumitra and Cora Divh entered Trincomalee, Sri Lanka to participate in the sixth edition of SLINEX 2018, a bi-lateral Naval Exercise between India and Sri Lanka, from 07 to 13 September 2018. The inaugural ceremony of the exercise held onboard SLNS …

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Gadkari Urges Automobile Companies To Diversify to Alternate Fuel

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has called the urgent attention of automobile companies towards the need for an efficient public transport system in the country, run on electricity or alternate …

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Mumbai to Witness Water Taxi Services Soon: Mumbai Port Chairman

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: With Indian consumer increasingly become aspirational and experimental, Mumbai Port has embarked upon giving him global experience in its own back yard by replacing cargo movement with cruise vessels and launching water taxis. Speaking on Day 1 of the Indian Retail Forum organized by Reed …

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Major Ports Register Positive Growth of 5.13%

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Major ports in India have recorded a growth of 5.13% and together handled 288.38 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to August, 2018 as against 274.32 Million Tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year. For the period from April-August …

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Chennai Custom Brokers’ Association Organises its 60th AGM

Chennai: Port Wings News network: Chennai Custom Brokers’ Association conducted its 60th Annual  General Meeting on 5th September 2018.  President S.Nataraja,  in his Presidential address, thanked the members for electing his team for the tenure 2017-19. He further said the members have faced many issues in Clearance, Transport strike and other …

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VOC Port Trust Celebrates 147th Birth Anniversary of V O Chidambaranar

Tuticorin: Port Wings News Network: V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust celebrated the 147th Birth Anniversary of V.O.Chidambaranar on 05 September. Smt S. Shanthi, Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, garlanded the V.O.C.Statue in the Port premises. A large number of School children, Teachers and Port Officials participated in …

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