FIATA signs agreement with WCO to cooperate in training & education

FIATA Presidency Member and Rapporteur for Training and Education, Mr Francesco Parisi, and Mr Luc De Blieck, Deputy Director Procedures and Facilitation, World Customs Organization (WCO), signed a historical agreement aimed at enhancing collaboration in training and education at the recent FIATA World Congress 2018 in New Delhi in September. The purpose of the agreement
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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have finalized the much awaited Coastal Shipping Agreement, and it will be signed shortly, Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama said at a a recent forum in Colombo. The agreement will allow third party access for Sri Lankan vessels to East Indian Ports, he said. “Coastal Shipping agreement
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After the US and Canada signed a last-minute trade agreement, in coordination with Mexico to create a new North American Free Trade Agreement to be renamed as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), cargo owners in North America have breathed a sigh of relief. The agreement-in-principle means that Canada will escape potentially devastating national security tariffs
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NEW DELHI: The implementation of Free Trade Agreement can help the intra-BIMSTEC trade grow up to USD 240 billion from the current estimated USD 40 billion, said a senior official of the seven-member bloc that includes India. The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a regional economic bloc comprising
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The Bangladesh cabinet has approved a draft agreement to allow India to use the Chittagong and Mongla ports to transport cargo to its north-eastern states. The decision came at a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s office, which was presided over by the Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina. Briefing reporters after the meeting, the Cabinet Secretary,
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India and Morocco signed the revised Air Services Agreement between the two countries enabling greater connectivity through a modernized agreement.   The delegation of the two countries has met three times in the past years wherein they have worked towards liberalization of markets between the two countries and updating of the existing Air Services Agreement,
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Cheniere Energy, Inc. announced that its subsidiary Cheniere Marketing, LLC has entered into a liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) sale and purchase agreement (“SPA”) with Vitol Inc. (“Vitol”). Under the SPA, Vitol has agreed to purchase approximately 0.7 million tonnes per annum of LNG from Cheniere Marketing on a free on board basis for a term
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AHMEDABAD: In order to operate CFS facility of Central Warehousing Corporation located at Pipavav Port, Container Corporation of India and Central Warehousing Corporation have entered into an agreement to form a Joint Working Group (JWG). This agreement is for the mutual benefit and to promote and meet the growing needs of Exports, Imports and Domestic
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TORM, an international product tanker owner and operator based in Denmark, will retrofit 36 Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex systems within its existing fleet and fit PureBallast 3 Ex systems on 11 newbuilds. Alfa Laval will provide large-flow ballast water treatment systems for 36 vessels between 2019 and 2024. TORM is a product tanker company
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On September 5, 2018, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of Liberia renewed their historic maritime agreement for an additional five years. The unprecedented five-year extension further strengthens the close relations between the governments of the two countries, and their long-term cooperation in the field of maritime transport. Under this renewal, Liberian-flag
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