Editorial: No Silver Bullet to Decarbonization

Chennai, 29 Sept 2021: The Getting to Zero Coalition has released a new manifesto in advance of the COP26 conference, the global climate gathering that will be held in Glasgow this November. Its call to action is signed by some of the biggest names in shipping, and it lays out …

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World Tankers Releases Statement on Strovolos and Arrested Crew

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The owners and managers of STROVOLOS (IMO: 9178056), a Bahamas-flagged oil tanker, strongly protest against the arrest of the vessel’s crew. This occurred when the Indonesian Marine Police boarded the vessel at 01:28 (local time) on Friday, 25 September., over a protracted dispute concerning the …

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DNV, Altera Infrastructure Pilot New ABATE Notation

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Classification society DNV has introduced the new ABATE class notation, designed to assist the owners and operators of offshore floating installations to identify and implement measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Altera Infrastructure is the first FPSO owner to pilot the DNV notation on …

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Editorial: Pain in the Neck

Chennai, 22 Sept 2021: Further delays in Brexit border controls are proving a “pain in the neck” for customs brokers contending with “an unnavigable” path towards a new EU-UK relationship. Following news that the UK government will further delay implementation of export health certificates, phytosanitary certificates and safety and security …

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Crowley Appoints Massimo Messina as Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Crowley Maritime Corporation on 20 September announced the appointment of Massimo Messina as vice president, mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Based in Jacksonville, Fla., Messina will lead Crowley’s corporate expansion goals by identifying and assessing potential M&A candidates and execute transactions that align with the global …

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Sarbananda Sonowal Flags-off Dwarf Container Train at JNPT

  Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: In a major development at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), one of India’s premier container handling port, the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, virtually flagged-off the dwarf container train service from JNPT in the presence of Dr. Sanjeev …

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Mumbai Port Holds Swachhata Pakhwada 2021

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: Shri Rajiv Jalota, IAS, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust flagged off the Swachhata Pakhwada, 2021 activities in Mumbai Port on 16 September 2021 by administering the Swachhata Pledge to the Heads of Departments and Sr. Officers in the Board Room. The pledge was also administered to …

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