Editorial: India’s Covid-19 Nightmare

Chennai, 05 May 2021: The steep rise of Covid-19 infections in India and the continuously worsening situation in the country has prompted Rystad Energy to significantly downgrade its short-term global liquids demand estimate. India’s struggle will slash an extra 575,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil liquids demand in April …

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April Exports Yet Again Show an Impressive Performance: FIEO

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Reacting to the trade data of April, 2021, Mr Sharad Kumar Saraf, President, FIEO said that the impressive growth reiterates our assessment that order booking position of our exporters is extremely good and with gradual improvement of situation in the country, will push exports …

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Freight Volumes Rise at Port of Gothenburg

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Freight volumes are continuing to rise at the Port of Gothenburg in the majority of segments, despite the impact Covid-19 is having on global logistics. This can be seen from the volume report for Q1 2021. In March 2020, the full force of the Covid-19 …

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Editorial: Winds Of Change

Chennai, 28 April 2021: Offshore wind as a renewable energy source is not only one of the fastest growing sector, but it is also set to outpace other renewable energy as well. It is estimated that wind (onshore and offshore) will contribute 18% of total power generation by 2050. The …

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Hapag-Lloyd Publishes New Sustainability Report

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Hapag-Lloyd published its Sustainability Report 2020 on 27 April 2021 and has once again made significant progress in environmental, social, qualitative and economic terms: Since the beginning of last year, Hapag-Lloyd’s fleet has been operating using IMO 2020-compliant low-sulphur fuel oil, thereby reducing its sulphur-oxide …

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Abu Dhabi Maritime Launches Digital Slipway Portal

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Abu Dhabi Maritime on 26 April announced the launch of a new digital service to streamline the management of Abu Dhabi’s slipways — ramps for moving boats and other water crafts to and from the water — while also easing congestion at peak times. As …

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Panama Maritime Authority Approves Indian Register of Shipping To Conduct Remote Surveys

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Leading flag administration, Panama Maritime Authority has authorised Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), an international ship classification society, to conduct specific surveys through remote inspection techniques. As the maritime world continues to reel under the shadow of the pandemic induced travel restrictions, IRClass ensured that …

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