FIEO Urges Government of India to Notify RoDTEP Rates Without any Delay

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Responding to January 2021 export figures, Mr Sharad Kumar Saraf, President, FIEO, said that the monthly exports further moved northward towards positive territory with almost all major export category products showing impressive growth with signs of further revival. Positive growth of about 6.16 percent …

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Sterling PlanB, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers, Sign MoU for Hybrid and Fully Electric Propulsion & Power Solutions

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Industrial energy storage experts, Sterling PlanB (SPBES), and Government of India company Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) have announced a Memorandum of Understanding between the two companies. The MOU is intended to facilitate an increase in access to hybrid and fully electric propulsion and …

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NYK to Build Four New LNG-Fueled PCTCs

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: NYK has concluded a ship-building contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Nanjing) Co. Ltd. for four LNG-fueled PCTCs. These four vessels will be delivered from 2022 to 2023 and are planned to be assigned to transport vehicles mainly to/from Europe and/or to the Middle East. …

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New Cargo Terminal Future-Proofs WFS’ Handling Ambitions At ‘Progressive’ Brussels Airport

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), the world’s largest air cargo handler, has future-proofed its growing handling operation at Brussels Airport with the opening of a modern 250,000-tonne capacity cargo terminal, designed to optimise speed and deliver self-service and real-time information for airlines and freight forwarders. The …

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Abu Dhabi Ports Unveils Khalifa Port Coral Relocation Plan

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: As part of its ongoing effort to sustain Abu Dhabi’s unique maritime environment, whilst developing world-leading maritime infrastructure, Abu Dhabi Ports today announced the launch of a major coral relocation and conservation project, in the waters surrounding Khalifa Port. Conducted in partnership with the Environment …

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Editorial: Flagging of Merchant Ships

Chennai, 10 Feb 2021: To promote flagging of merchant ships in India, in her Budget Speech, the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to launch a subsidy support scheme of Rs 1,624 crore in global tenders floated by ministries and CPSEs over five years to Indian shipping companies. She emphasised …

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