Port Wings News Network:
Paradip Port Trust in association with the Indian Ports Association (IPA) organised a Road Show at Jaydev Sadan to create awareness about the ‘Port Community System’ (PCS).
“PCS1X” is a cloud-based single user-friendly interface platform, which improves the ease of doing business and maritime trade.
Gracing the occasion as Guests of Honour, Shri Rajeev Puri, CAO, IPA, Shri S.K.Das, MMD Surveyor, Paradip, Shri S.K. Sahu, FA & CAO& Capt. A.K. Mohapatra, Dy. Conservator, PPT stressed on the connecting all the Agencies related to the Maritime Sector on a single platform. This will promote ease of doing business by adopting world class trade facilitation practices, which will be transparent and cost-effective proposition. It is a “game-changer” for shipping operations, and is set to help reduce the high logistics costs in the country.
The IPA representatives at the event said that all the trading bodies across maritime sector will be able to come on board as the single platform connects all the stakeholders. Shri S.K. Mishra, TM, PPT presided over the programme and Shri A.K. Sahu, DTM coordinated the event. More than hundred fifty Steamer Agents, CHAs, Transporters, Importers& Exporters, Stevedores, MMD and other stakeholders participated in the Road Show.