Indigenously built warship at GRSE commissioned

The Seventh of the Eight Landing Craft Utility (LCU) IN LCU L 57, built at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers, was commissioned last week at Port Blair by Lt. General PS Rajeshwar PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC CINCAN. The ship is the 103rd warship delivered by GRSE. The entire design of these LCU Mark IV ships has been developed in-house by GRSE as per requirements specified by Indian Navy.The LCU Mark IV Class of ships are fitted with close to 90% indigenous content in line with the Govt. of India’s ‘Make in India’…

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U-Freight targets cross-border trade

The U-Freight Group is seeking to increase its presence in cross-border logistics between Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore and has confirmed the appointment of Ong Boon Seong (B.S. Ong) as a director of U-Freight Logistics Sdn Bhd to spearhead the expansion programme. Based at U-Freight Logistics branch office in Johor Bahru in Malaysia, B.S. Ong will be responsible for the development of a comprehensive portfolio of bonded LTL and FTL trucking services between Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, including Customs clearance at the border between the three countries. Singapore-headquartered, U-Freight Logistics Pte…

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IT Pros Are More Worried About Corporate Security

Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals across the globe found that a patchwork approach to data security, misconfigured services and confusion around new cloud security models has created a crisis of confidence that will only be fixed by organizations making security part of the culture of their business. Excerpts from the report: Data Security is Keeping IT Professionals Awake at Night Demonstrating the fear and trust issues…

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LOGISTICS SUMMIT 2020

COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Indian Logistics Sector 05 June 2020, CII Digital Conference Platform As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hold India under Lockdown, we are witnessing the most significant economic disruption in recent history. However, as the economy claws back, the Logistics industry will drive the economic revival and the challenges triggered due to COVID-19 are likely to accelerate latent trends that the sector has been witnessing – De-globalization, Consolidation and Digitization. In this background, CII Institute of Logistics is organizing a Conference “Logistics Summit 2020” with the theme:”COVID-19:…

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