Denmark’s Ambassador to India Freddy Svane Virtually Flags Off GatewayRail’s Inaugural “Maersk Automotive Express Service”

Mumbai: Port Wings News Network: GatewayRail’s “Maersk Automotive Express” maiden service from its Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Gurugram to APM Terminals Pipavav was flagged off by Denmark’s Ambassador to India, Mr Freddy Svane in a virtual flagging off ceremony on 20 April 2021. The train left from GatewayRail flagship …

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Editorial: Decarbonised Future for Shipping

Chennai, 21 April 2021: An independent study has reconfirmed that greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions of up to 23% are achievable now from using LNG as a marine fuel, depending on the marine technology employed. This is compared with the emissions of current oil-based marine fuels measured from Well-to-Wake (WtW). The …

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Marine Insight Key Skills E-Learning Included on Seably Marketplace

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: Seably, the global digital marketplace for bespoke maritime training is delighted to announce a new partnership with Marine Insight, the premier online destination for maritime information, training, and education worldwide. Through this partnership, Marine Insight and Seably will create exclusive specialised material that will be …

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ROPAX Jetty Project To Come up on River Dhamra in Odisha

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) has accorded administrative approval for sanction of Rs 50.30 crore for developing all-weather ROPAX (Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger) Jetty and allied infrastructure connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district &Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative. The Government of …

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IATA, Eurofins Partner To Boost Travel With Testing

Chennai: Port Wings News Network: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an agreement with Eurofins to incorporate its worldwide COVID-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass. Eurofins is a leader in bio-analytical testing with 800 laboratories across 50 countries. As part of the partnership, Eurofins’ dedicated COVID-19 portfolio encompassing …

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Murali Krishnan Assumes Charge as CVO in Chennai Port

  Chennai: Port Wings News Network: S.Murali Krishnan, IDAS., (2005) has assumed charge as Chief Vigilance Officer of Chennai Port Trust, under Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, on 16 April. He has rich experience in Financial Management and has served in various capacities in different organisations like Ordanance Factories, …

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March Exports Show Whopping Double Digit Growth: FIEO

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Reacting to March 2021 export figures, FIEO President, Mr Sharad Kumar Saraf said that the monthly exports showed a whopping double digit growth of almost 60.50 percent clocking USD 34.45 billion compared to March 2020, showing not only impressive signs of further revival for …

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Editorial: Light At End of the Pipeline!

Chennai, 14 April 2021: OPEC+ shocked the market in early March by keeping production cuts in place. Definitely not what the tanker industry wanted to hear. In typical fashion, it was spun as good news for shipping: Spot-rate pressure would be even worse in the near term, but the pain …

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Piyush Goyal Launches “DGFT Trade Facilitation App”

New Delhi: Port Wings News Network: Commerce & Industry Minister Shri Piyush Goyal on 12 April launched DGFT ‘Trade Facilitation’ Mobile App during the online video conference, for promoting ease of doing business and providing quick access to information to importers/exporters. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Piyush Goyal said that …

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