Railway Freight Records Highest Loading in 2020

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Freight figures continue to maintain the high momentum in terms of earnings and loading in the month of November 2020 for Indian Railways. On mission mode, Indian Railways’ Freight loading for the month of November 2020 crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the …

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Chennai Port Celebrates “Port Week”

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Chennai Port has conducted the Port Week Celebrations for the year 2020 in a grand manner by conducting various programmes and competitions to create awareness among the employees and stakeholders. During the week-long celebrations, various competitions like Essay, Drawing and Poster making were conducted online. …

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Paradip Port Trust Observes Port Day

Paradip: Port Wings News Network: The Port Day 2020 was a low-key affair at Paradip Port Trust (PPT), due to COVID-19 pandemic, but the celebrations were as per the age-old traditions. On this occasion, Shri Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, Paradip Port Trust attended the function as chief guest in a simple, …

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Senegal Joins World Logistics Passport as Hub For Africa

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Senegal is to boost its position as a trade hub for Africa by joining the World Logistics Passport, a major initiative by Dubai to link nations around the world and increase South-South trade. The framework agreement was signed by His Excellency Amadou Hott, Minister of …

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APEDA Holds Virtual Buyer Seller Meet With Germany

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA),under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, facilitates export of its scheduled agricultural and processed products through several export promotional activities. During the Covid19 pandemic period, APEDA continued its endeavour to promote export of agricultural products through …

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Will Kamarajar Port Become Transshipment Hub for East Coast?

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL), located at Ennore, next to Chennai, is one of the 12 major ports in the country under the administrative control of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (erstwhile Ministry of Shipping), Government of India. Kamarajar Port, the only major port …

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Editorial: Shock and Awe

Port Wings, 25 Nov 2020: Ocean carriers are racking up massive profits from the unrelenting spiral of rate hikes and surcharges across virtually all liner services. Carriers were quoting rates, via e-mail and digital platforms, some three times higher than these for Rotterdam and Antwerp, and “much more” for the …

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Elaborate Arrangements at Chennai Port to Tackle Nivar Cyclone

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: With the cyclone “Nivar” set to cross land near Chennai, the Indian Meteorological Department has announced signal No.6 applicable to Chennai Port. Accordingly, 4 cargo vessels which are working now are being shifted to high seas one by one in order to ensure safety of …

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APEDA Organizes Virtual Buyer Seller Meets With Potential Importing Countries

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry facilitates export of its scheduled products through several export promotional activities, such as organizing International Buyer Seller Meets, participation of exporters in leading trade events in the potential …

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