Ships from 15 countries to face quarantine

Ships whose last ports of call have been in China, Italy and 13 other countries will be quarantined for 14 days before being allowed to use the facilities of the Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Trust (SPMPT). These restrictions started on Thursday and will continue till March 31. The decision will be reviewed thereafter. SPMPT had.

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KoPT to register 2-3 pc growth in cargo handling this fiscal

The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is expected to finish the current fiscal with a mere 2-3 per cent growth in cargo handling owing to the economic slowdown and novel coronavirus outbreak, officials said on Sunday. The KoPT, which was rechristened as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, had witnessed 10 per cent growth in cargo volume with.

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Digital Container Shipping Association publishes cyber security guidelines

The Digital Container Shipping Association (UDCSA) today published its guidelines for the box shipping sector to comply with the forthcoming International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) anti-cyber crime legislation. The IMO’s Resolution MSC.428(98) on Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems is set to become law in January next year, and the new DCSA publication “provides.

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DP World tables bid for 49% stake in Fesco

DP World’s on/off romance with one of Russia’s top maritime brands is back in the news. Russian newspaper Vesti Finance is reporting the global terminal operator has tabled a bid to take a 49% stake in Vladivostok’s Fesco Transport Group. Officials at DP World’s Dubai headquarters have yet to reply to questions. Fesco is one of.

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Republic Day Celebration

New Mangalore Port Trust New Mangalore Port Trust celebrated the 71st Republic Day with fervor, passion and gaiety. The entire Port fraternity of NMPT participated in the celebrations held at the stadium ground of the port. A vibrant parade by the CISF unit Panambur, NMPT Fire Service, Scouts and Guides of K.V.NO-Panambur and NMPT School gave.

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India’s exports fall for fifth straight month in December

India’s goods exports declined for the fifth straight month in December 2019 by 1.8 per cent (year-on-year) to $ 27.36 bn as key items such as petroleum, engineering goods and gems and jewellery continued to suffer due to low global demand. Imports were down 8.83 per cent in December at $38.61 billion as all major.

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Nestlé hands DHL Supply Chain contract to manage entire warehousing operations in Myanmar

Nestlé, the world’s largest food company has appointed DHL Supply Chain (DHL), the global market leader for contract logistics solutions, to manage warehousing operations for its food products in Myanmar, which include household brands such as Coffee mate®, MILO® and Nescafé®. Total operations for Nestlé products spans 4,000 sqm, which accounts for more than 60%.

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