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Major Indian ports record nearly 3% growth in FY19 cargo handling
April 25th, 2019 by

India’s 12 major ports recorded 2.90 per cent growth in cargo handling at 699.04 million tonnes (MT) in the just-concluded fiscal, as per ports body IPA. The growth at these ports, that had handled 679.37 MT cargo in 2017-18, was driven mainly by higher handling of coal, fertilisers and containers.


Riding rough seas: World’s largest shipping line banks on India for tech transformation
April 25th, 2019 by

As trade disputes and economic uncertainty roil different sectors and countries, the global integrator of container logistics, A.P.Moller-Maersk, is looking at a digital transformation to ride the current state of flux.


Panel asks government to ease norms for cargo movement, improve logistics sector
April 25th, 2019 by

The government must reduce rail freight tariff structures on select pilot routes, introduce one nation, one permit, one tax system and incentivise trucking industry besides introducing a new institutional framework in order to improve India’s logistics sector which in turn will help improve the ease of doing business in the country.


Top ports record marginal upswing in FY19 cargo handling at 699 MT
April 25th, 2019 by

India’s 12 major ports recorded 2.90 per cent growth in cargo handling at 699.04 million tonnes (MT) in the just-concluded fiscal, as per ports body IPA. The growth at these ports, that had handled 679.37 MT cargo in 2017-18, was driven mainly by higher handling of coal, fertilisers and containers.


Cargo-Partner Logistics Center in Prague Airport Park opens new temperature-controlled warehouse
April 25th, 2019 by

April 17, 2019: The HACCP-certified Logistics Center in Prague Airport Park has received a temperature-controlled warehouse section offering ideal storage conditions for foodstuffs and perishables. The new warehouse section provides 1,800 pallet slots on 1,400 m at a temperature range of 2 to 8 C.


13.9 million jobs in logistics by 2022: Here’s why you should choose this career path now
June 14th, 2018 by

Implementation of GST and investment in infrastructure is set to create millions of new jobs in the Indian logistics sector. In fact, according to a TeamLease report, the seven logistics sub-sectors—road freight, rail freight, warehousing, waterways, air freight, packaging and courier services—are going to increase employment numbers from 10.9 million currently to 13.9 million by […]


KSIDC launches work on industrial corridor
May 8th, 2017 by

The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) has launched the process of selecting a consultant to prepare a perspective plan and concept master plan for sites of Integrated Manufacturing Clusters in the proposed Kochi-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor region. The proposed industrial corridor passes through Palakkad and Coimbatore to link with the Chennai-Bengaluru industrial corridor. In its […]


Government starts multiple waterways transportation for cargo movement
May 8th, 2017 by

The government today said it has started integrated cargo transportation along multiple waterways, with a cement consignment from the banks of Rupnarayan in West Bengal to Bhagalpur, Bihar. “MV VV Giri, a vessel of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) began a landmark pilot movement on April 23 2017 from Kolaghat in East Midnapore […]


Japan pitches for Chabahar port
May 8th, 2017 by

Japan is keen on collaborating with India on projects in Asia and Africa as a counter to China’s Belt and Road initiative (B&RI), Tokyo’s Ambassador to New Delhi said here, indicating Japan’s nod for Australia’s bid to join a quadrilateral for military exercises with India and the U.S.. Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu revealed that the Japanese […]


Train Services for Container Started at APM Terminals Gujarat
March 28th, 2017 by

Train Services started at Pipavav in Gujarat


Transport Trucks via Ro-Ro way will help reducing Congestion
March 28th, 2017 by

Roll on -Roll off way will help reducing Congestion


Cochin Port Trust to finish the Outer Harbour Project by 2020
March 28th, 2017 by

Cochin Port Trust expects to finish the 3050cr Outer Harbour Project by 2020.


7000cr more investment for Indian ports and abroad by JSW Group
March 28th, 2017 by

7000cr investment for Indian ports and abroad by JSW


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