Railways Loads Highest Ever Freight of 114.8 MT in May

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Despite the Covid challenges, Freight figures continue to maintain the high momentum in terms of earnings and loading in the month of May 2021 for Indian Railways. On mission mode, Indian Railways’ Freight made highest ever loading for the month of May. In May …

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Indian Register of Shipping Takes Major Initiatives On The Path To Digitalization

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Leading international classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has announced major initiatives towards digitalisation and offering its services through a unified digital platform. IRClass has initiated creation of a separate department ‘IRClass Digital’, a dedicated team under the aegis of its Executive Chairman’s office. …

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Ocean Infinity Selects DNV’s ShipManager for Innovative Robotic Vessels

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Ocean Infinity, a leading marine robotics and deep sea data acquisition company, is implementing ShipManager fleet management software for 17 new robotic ships and additional autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). Ocean Infinity will implement ShipManager’s modules for planned maintenance, procurement and business intelligence for its advanced …

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ramps up in Gothenburg

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Wallenius Wilhelmsen, one of the world’s largest ro-ro carriers, is investing heavily in the Port of Gothenburg, with increased frequency and more destinations to and from the port. The move is an incisive response to increased demand from the market for vehicles as well as …

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Digitalization Needed for Smooth Restart: IATA

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (COVID-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other COVID-19 measures. The impacts will be severe: Pre-COVID-19, passengers, on average, spent about 1.5 …

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IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee Finalizes Analysis of Ship Safety Treaties, To Assess Next Steps for Regulating Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), at its 103rd session in May 2021, has completed a regulatory scoping exercise to analyze relevant ship safety treaties, in order to assess how Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) could be regulated. The completion …

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