A.P. Moller – Maersk completes acquisition of Pilot Freight Services

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has announced the completion of its acquisition of Pilot Freight Services, a leading U.S.-based international and domestic supply chain provider with cross-border solutions into Canada and Mexico.  Pilot Freight Services will be rebranded to Pilot – A Maersk Company. The strategic and …

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AMET University Hosts Symposium on ‘Marine Traffic’

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: AMET University held their marine department symposium, ‘MARINE TRAFFIC’, on the 26 April, 2022. It was presided by the Chancellor Dr. J. Ramachandran and inaugurated by the Chief Guest of Honour, Dr. M. Ravi (IPS), Commissioner of Police, Tambaram. The Chancellor gave a glowing description …

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APM Terminals Pipavav Secures Jade Express

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: APM Terminals Pipavav, one of the leading gateway ports in Western India, has secured a new service Jade Express mainly for transhipment cargoes. The weekly service, introduced by Maersk, will connect Port Pipavav to Port Qasim. Jade Express connects Pipavav perfectly in time for the …

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Port Wings Editorial: Geopolitical Tensions

Chennai, 27 April 2022: Tanker markets are being broadly impacted by uncertainties related to geopolitical developments. Aframax and Suezmax freight rates, the main vessels used to transport Black Sea flows, have been particularly affected, OPEC said in its latest monthly report. In monthly terms,  Aframax spot freight rates around the …

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Indian Maritime University Hosts National Seminar on ‘Evolving Logistics Solutions for Special Freight Transportation’

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Indian Maritime University (IMU), headquartered in Chennai, is a Central University established by an Act of Parliament in 2008. It is a six-campus strong academic establishment offering professional courses to develop trained maritime personnel for the thriving marine trade sector through four schools, namely …

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Editorial: The Knockout Punches

Chennai, 20 April 2022: Supply chain shortages have only recently become a trending topic industry-wide due to production issues and rising demand for many of our favorite items. This can be mostly attributed to factors such as the COVID-19 pandemic or even extreme weather events. However, these recent events were …

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