Maersk adds Ennore Port to Indian network

Global shipping major Maersk has commenced port operations at Kamarajar/Ennore port, located fifteen miles north of Chennai, India.“Port Ennore has the potential to be the new gateway of South India, and we are geared up to support our local customers to move their cargo to and from markets around the world. In addition to no commodity restrictions at Ennore, Maersk can provide seamless end-to-end solutions from here,” says Steve Felder, Maersk Managing Director for South Asia. With an initial capacity of 800,000 TEU, Port Ennore has a permissible draught of 15m…

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Myntra- Saif Ali Khan bring ‘House of Pataudi’

Myntra and popular cinestar Saif Ali Khan have joined hands to launch ‘House of Pataudi’ – a new ethnic wear brand. It is inspired from the sophistication and the rich heritage of the Pataudis and reflects a strong sense of culture and tradition. ‘House of Pataudi’ is co-owned by Myntra, Exceed Entertainment and Saif Ali Khan and exemplifies the latter’s classic and contemporary style and taste. The collection comprises traditional Indian wear, conceptualized in the form of Rozana, every day wear with a contemporary ethnic touch, Jashn, festive finery with a regal charm, Riwayat, bespoke splendour for the classic Indian wedding and a Special Edition, comprising collections inspired by the Pataudi trousseau. The range includes kurtas, sherwanis and…

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Trial with 12 trucks ferrying Gogha- Dahej Ro-Pax service

The Prime Minister’s dream project of Gogha- Dahej Ro-Pax Ferry service is all ready to start under the Sagarmala programme of the Ministry of Shipping. In a successful trial run conducted recently, 12 loaded trucks were transported by the Ro- Pax ferry from Dahej to Gogha across the Gulf of Cambay, via the sea route. The land route between the two places involves a 294 km or 8 hour drive.The Ro-Pax service reduces this distance to just 31 km through the sea route by crossing the Gulf in Cambay in…

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Green signal to Fisheries Development Fund

To further harness the fisheries and aquaculture business, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs of the union government has given its approval for creation of special  Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF). The approval entails an estimated fund size of Rs.7,522 crore, comprising Rs.5,266.40 crore to be raised by the Nodal Loaning Entities (NLEs), Rs. 1,316.6 crore beneficiaries contribution and Rs.939.48 crore budgetary support from the Government of India.  National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), National Cooperatives Development Corporation (NCDC) and all scheduled Banks (hereinafter referred as…

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Ebix picks up majority stake in Indian trucking platform

EbixCash, the Indian subsidiary of leading international supplier of On-Demand software and E-commerce services to the insurance, financial, healthcare and e-learning industries Ebix, has picked up 67 percent stake in Routier. A Delhi-based B2B Marketplace for Trucking Logistics, Routier is known for its pioneering cloud based technology which promises to change the way people move and receive inland goods in India. Founded by first generation entrepreneurs and operating team senior executives Ankur Dahiya and Adwait Vikram Singh from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and Harvard Law School, respectively, Routier seeks…

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Liberty forays in fragrance business

Domestic footwear major Liberty has further consolidated its lifestyle vertical by adding fragrance products to its portfolio. The brand that has always been synonymous with fashionable and comfortable footwear recently announced its foray into lifestyle retail and unveiled its new business venture, Liberty Lifestyle with a new brand identity. The launch of the new product line which is imagined in India and crafted in France, recently happened at New Delhi in the presence of Adesh Gupta, CEO, Liberty Shoes Limited & Liberty Lifestyle along with Florin Müller, First Secretary and…

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Heavy Indian presence in SIAL Paris

As many as 45 Indian showcased their products in the recently held SIAL Paris – the largest international marketplace for food service professionals – courtesy Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) which inaugurated a special Indian pavilion during the exhibition. At SIAL Paris, international exhibitors from 109 countries displayed their food offerings, ranging from ingredients to processed products, including fresh produce. Indian delegation comprised  Amee International, Austin Foods & Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Bluebell Exim, CavinKare Pvt Ltd., Chiazup Beverages LLP, Chum Impex Pvt. Ltd., Dhaval Agri Exports LLP, Elan Vital…

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Multiple Openings in Logistics Service Industry

Aabhaas Manpower Services, a leading recruitment firm specializing inLogistics Service Industry is looking for talented professionals fromLogistics Service Industry to be hired directly by one of the leadinglogistics companies for the below requirements: 1.        Assistant Manager – Service Quality Department (Bangalore) – LeadingRoad Express (Surface Cargo) Logistics Services Company. Experience:  GoodKnowledge of SQL and Python Language. Familiar with Data Analysis, DataReporting and Data Automation. 2.        Customer Service Officer – Bangalore. Leading Road Express Company,looking for Customer Service -Looking for Officer  / Executive with priorexperience of managing Key Customers for Surface…

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