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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With a view to spruce up the operational efficiency of the marine dockyard and to ensure faster turnaround of vessels for seamless operations, Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) and the Andaman & Nicobar Administration have entered into a MoU whereby CSL shall take up the ‘Operation & Maintenance of the Marine Dry-Dock” at Port Blair. Under
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With a view to spruce up the operational efficiency of the Marine Dockyard and to ensure faster turnaround of vessels for seamless operations, Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) & the Andaman & Nicobar Administration have entered into an MoU whereby CSL shall take up the ‘Operation & Maintenance of the Marine Dry-Dock” at Port Blair. Under
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Russian shipping firm Sovcomflot has entered into a cooperation deal with the Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank) and VEB Leasing related to shipbuilding projects. Under the trilateral agreement, which was signed on September 12, 2018, the parties would jointly participate in the implementation of shipbuilding projects at Russian shipyards and import substitution projects.
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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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The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) to impart knowledge to FIEO members on price risk management, hedging on NSE’s platform for products like currency, debt, commodity, and to assist FIEO members in raising equity capital on its
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It’s difficult to overstate the significance of the Strait of Hormuz to the global oil industry. This narrow channel between Iran and the coast of the Gulf states is only 21 miles long, and it separates the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. It’s the Middle East’s gateway to the
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THAI Cargo has awarded Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) a five-year cargo handling contract in the UK and Ireland. Effective on 1 September, WFS will provide handling for THAI’s double daily Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 flights from London Heathrow to Bangkok as well as regional cargo handling across its UK and Ireland stations and trucking
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The Shipping Ministry has signed a new wage settlement pact with employees at State-run ports, under which workers will get a 10.6 per cent hike, which will cost the Ministry Rs 560 crore per year. Under the agreement, signed between worker unions and the management in presence of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari here, workers and
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Marlink has signed an agreement with Transmetrics to establish a strategic business partnership aimed at predictive logistics optimisation for maritime customers. The agreement will enable Transmetrics, a Forbes-awarded start-up, to leverage Marlink’s broadband satellite communications network, digital solutions and contacts to further develop maritime logistics innovations. As part of its Smart Connectivity strategy, Marlink seeks
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