CPL, KPL registers 25% growth in handling cargo traffic in 2021-22
Multimodal logistics via waterways will decarbonise the steel sector Tata Steel had shipped about 1,800 tonnes of finished steel products from Haldia Port in West Bengal to Pandu Port in Assam using the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol (IBP) route through the Brahmaputra River.The products, including TMT bars, arrived at Haldia on rail before loading into river barges...
The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is also evaluating prospects of entering inland waterways as the bulk cargo movement beginning through inland waterways from Haldia again after decades. SCI sources said that it is evaluating and keeping a close watch on the business prospects of inland waterways.
In his interview with Sudheer Vathiyath and Shashidhar Nanjundaiah, K Mohandas, Secretary, Union Ministry of Shipping, highlights some of the initiatives from the government in port connectivity, including ro-ro services, inland waterways on PPP, and more.