Conclusion of SOP With Bangladesh on Chattogram and Mongla Ports “Win-win Situation” for Both Countries: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, MoS (I/C)  Shipping has said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s  foreign policy initiative  regarding use of Chattogram and Mongla Ports in Bangladesh for movement of goods to and from India will bring revolutionary cost-cutting in  shipments to and from the …

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FIATA Updates Model Rules on Freight Forwarding Services

Cape Town: Port Wings News Network: The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) on 3 October 2019 released an updated version of the FIATA Model Rules for Freight Forwarding Services during its 2019 World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. This revision took into account various changes in the …

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Airlines Welcome Significant Progress Made at 40th ICAO Assembly

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) commended the significant progress made by governments at the 40th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Environment was at the top of the agenda, and after some robust discussions between states, there were two critical outcomes: The …

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Mormugao Port Celebrates 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Panaji: Port Wings News Network: To commemorate the 150th birth Anniversary of “Father of the Nation” Mahatma Gandhi, a concluding programme on “Swachhta Hi Seva 2019” was held at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) Main Administrative building. Shri G. P. Rai, Deputy Chairman, MPT  flagged off   Mini Marathon of 10 kms …

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Wärtsilä Introduces High-Speed, Compact Engine W14

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: The technology group Wärtsilä launched its first Wärtsilä-branded high-speed engine, Wärtsilä 14, at the Wärtsilä Annual Technical Seminar in Mumbai held recently. The Wärtsilä 14 is a high-speed, compact engine designed to fit requirements for limited space and weight. The engine is designed to lower …

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Nitin Gadkari Reviews Progress of National Highways Projects

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Shri NitinGadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME has directed officials of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to speed up the implementation of projects through faster decision making and stricter monitoring. The Minister, along with the MoS, Gen(Retd) V.K.Singh,  held …

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Svitzer Signs Deal for Two Innovative Icebreaking Tugs

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Svitzer, the leading global towage operator, has signed a new deal with Turkish shipbuilder Med Marine for two new ice class tugs, the company announced on 1 October 2019. The new 30m ice class tugs are expected to be delivered in Q4 2020 and Q1 …

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AV Vijaykumar Takes Over as Chairman of FFFAI

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: In its 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 27 September 2019 in Chennai, the Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India (FFFAI) elected new office bearers of the Executive Committee for the period of 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Mr AV Vijaykumar, who earlier was Chairman-elect, …

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Swachhta Pakhwada Concludes in Cochin Port

Cochin: Port Wings News Network: As part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Swachhta Pakhwada & Swachhta Hi Seva 2019 programme was organized in Cochin Port Trust during 11 September to 02d October, 2019 with various cleaning activities and awareness programmes. The programmes were formally launched by Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister …

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