JM Baxi Group joins hands with IBM to launch blockchain based platform

JM Baxi Group joins hands with IBM to launch blockchain based platform

March 28, 2018: Privately-run logistics conglomerate J M Baxi Group is teaming up with IBM in a digital push to help the company expand in newer areas of business, transform their internal processes a...

DP World acquires Continental Warehousing Corporation

DP World acquires Continental Warehousing Corporation

March 19, 2018: Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), announced the acquisition of a 90 percent stake ...

CMA CGM marks 21.1% surge in number of containers carried in 2017

CMA CGM marks 21.1% surge in number of containers carried in 2017

March 19, 2018: In 2017, CMA CGM carried nearly 19 million containers, a strong increase of +21.1 percent compared to 2016. This increase is driven by the contributions of all the shipping lines opera...

PSA’s BMCT enhances Nhava Sheva connectivity with first barge and train volumes

PSA’s BMCT enhances Nhava Sheva connectivity with first barge and train volumes

March 19, 2018: Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) continued to improve connectivity and ease of doing business for JNPT users with its first barge and train volumes recently.A 90 TEUs block tra...

CMA CGM unveils its customer centricity strategy

CMA CGM unveils its customer centricity strategy

March 7, 2018: On the occasion of the 18th TPM Annual Conference currently taking place in Long Beach, California, the CMA CGM Group has unveiled its customer centricity strategy to create the custome...

Tuticorin Port starts its new truck parking terminal and information centre

Tuticorin Port starts its new truck parking terminal and information centre

February 28, 2018: Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari recently inaugurated a truck parking terminal at the VO Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin under the ambitious Sagarmala Project. Built at a cos...

PM inaugurates PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals at JNPT

PM inaugurates PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals at JNPT

February 19, 2018: The fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He ...

DP World inks deal with Government of Jammu and Kashmir at World Government Summit

DP World inks deal with Government of Jammu and Kashmir at World Government Summit

February 16, 2018: The government of Dubai, global trade enabler DP World and the government of Jammu and Kashmir have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities to develop tr...

Port of Hamburg shows stable business, handles 136.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2017

Port of Hamburg shows stable business, handles 136.5 million tonnes of cargo in 2017

February 15, 2018: Port of Hamburg has said that it has handled 136.5 million tonnes of seaborne cargo in 2017, comprising general and bulk cargoes. The port further stated that a slight downturn occu...

COSCO’s CI1 service makes maiden call at APM Terminals Mumbai

COSCO’s CI1 service makes maiden call at APM Terminals Mumbai

February 14, 2018: The 4,051 TEU XIN NAN TONG, part of COSCO Shipping Lines, on COSCO’s CI1 service had its maiden call at APM Terminals Mumbai recently, adding another important Far East service to...

Mundra Port and Port of Montreal sign cooperative agreement

Mundra Port and Port of Montreal sign cooperative agreement

February 13, 2018: On a trade mission to India, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has signed a cooperative agreement with Mundra Port that aims to develop cooperation in marketing and business develop...

PSA BMCT starts second regular service with Hapag-Lloyd vessel call

PSA BMCT starts second regular service with Hapag-Lloyd vessel call

February 12, 2018: PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) continued on its growth path with the arrival of Hapag-Lloyd’s ‘Express Rome’ at the terminal, marking BMCT’s second weekly...

Jammu and Kashmir, Dubai Ports sign MoU for developing inland hubs

Jammu and Kashmir, Dubai Ports sign MoU for developing inland hubs

February 8, 2018: The Jammu and Kashmir government and Dubai Ports Group have reportedly signed an agreement for a joint venture involving Rs 1,500 crore foreign direct investment for setting up inlan...

Major ports register positive growth of 4.58 percent during April 2017-January, 2018

Major ports register positive growth of 4.58 percent during April 2017-January, 2018

February 8, 2018: The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 4.58 percent and together handled 560.97 million tonnes of cargo during the period April 2017 to January, 2018 as against 536.41 ...

DP World posts record volume of 70 million TEU and 10.1% volume growth in 2017

DP World posts record volume of 70 million TEU and 10.1% volume growth in 2017

February 6, 2018: DP World has handled 70.1 million TEUs across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2017, with gross container volumes growing by 10.1 percent year-on-year ...

First vessel arrives at PSA Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

First vessel arrives at PSA Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

February 5, 2018: PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) recently received its first container vessel call with the berthing of CMA-CGM’s ‘Centaurus’. The 3,426 TEU vessel operates on ...

CMA CGM creates international startup incubator Ze Box in Marseilles

CMA CGM creates international startup incubator Ze Box in Marseilles

January 31, 2018: The CMA CGM Group has announced the creation of Ze Box, its first international startup incubator, based in Marseilles. Located in Le Castel building, it will cover a surface of 800 ...

First container makes entry into Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

First container makes entry into Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

January 29, 2018: Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals has received its first container arriving by road during a gate opening ceremony officiated by Vivek Johri (IRS), Chief Commissioner Customs, Jawaha...