Expatriates Evacuated From Maldives Arrive at Cochin Port

Kochi: Port Wings News Network: Cochin Port lends helping hand in ‘Operation Samudra Setu’ by throwing open its resources for facilitating the smooth transition of expatriates. Samudrika Cruise Terminal has been opened up for handling the expatriates and Port has taken up necessary refurbishments consistent with the medical protocols. The …

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COVID-19 Impact: ICTSI Reports Reduction in Net Income

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) on 7 May reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020 posting revenue from port operations of US$375.8 million, a decrease of two percent over the US$383.8 million reported for the same period last year; …

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Editorial: Work From Home Alone

Port Wings, 6 May 2020: What can be a blessing can also become a curse in the form of cabin fever. Some freelancers and others who work from home lamented that the place they work during the day is the exact same place they’ll be sitting later that evening and …

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DNV GL, Alpha Ori Sign New MOU to Spur Digital Transformation in Shipping

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The maritime industry can benefit from digital technologies in a way that can have an immediate and transformative impact on design, operations, business models, and environmental impact. To harness this transformational power, the world’s leading classification society DNV GL and technology company Alpha Ori Technologies …

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JNPT Maintains 80% of Import Activity During April 2020

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Overcoming the impact of COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown challenges, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premier container port registered a throughput of 283,802 TEUs in container handling. The import container volume of April 2020 is 80% of the imports handled in April 2019 and overall …

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Allow Greater Industrial Activities in Major Economic Districts: CII

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) called for economic contribution of districts to be taken into consideration while classifying Lockdown Zones. Districts with high economic activity should resume all industrial and business operations, including in Containment Zones with highest safety protocols, said CII in …

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