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Redsanders Worth Rs 3.2 Crore Seized in Chennai Port

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted a red sanders smuggling racket at Chennai Port. According to multiple reports, a container stuffed with 10 wooden boxes containing 8.1 metric tonnes of the red sanders, worth Rs 3.2 crore, was cleared for export to Malaysia …

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Seafarer Abandonment Continues With Ongoing Owner Impunity

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Human Rights at Sea calls for renewed and reinvigorated international efforts to deliver faster solutions, effective remedies and repatriation for all stranded and abandoned seafarers in the global shipping industry, and a greater focus on naming and shaming owners who otherwise revel in their impunity …

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Exports Record 25.67 % Jump in September, Trade Deficit Goes Down

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Showing the signs of recovery in EXIM sector, India’s exports has recorded a robust growth of 25.67 % in September, mainly on account of phenomenal rise in shipments of engineering, chemicals, and petroleum products, government data released on 13 October has revealed. According to …

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Gopal Krishna New Secretary in Ministry of Shipping

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: In a large scale reshuffle in the Secretary-level officials in the Central administration, the Modi-led government on 11 October transferred 11 Secretaries. According to a media statement, a 1983-batch IAS officer Gopal Krishna from West Bengal cadre has been appointed as Secretary, Shipping, while …

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Japanese Business Delegation Visits Sri City SEZ

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A 21-member business delegation from some of the Japanese high profile companies and organisations visited Sri City on 9 October. The delegation was led by Mr. Haruhito Imizu, President, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, a leading publishing conglomerate in Japan, and Mr. Yasukuni Enoki, former Ambassador of …

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AEPC Welcomes Changes in GST Rates

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has hailed the slew of measures taken by the GST Council under the Chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Mr Arun Jaitely in its 22nd meeting held on 6 October 2017. In a media statement, AEPC stated that these measures …

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