The government is seeking to shore up investor confidence in the ports sector by agreeing to allow private firms setting up container terminals to change their cargo profile either permanently or as a stop-gap measure to deal with circumstances that have rendered their facilities idle.
The Cochin Port Officers Association (CPOA) has urged Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to constitute a high-level committee to recommend measurers for the revival of the Vallarpadam International Transhipment Container Terminal (ICTT).
Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) is focusing on reducing carbon footprint in our overall operations, Ajay Singh, CEO, tells Sudheer Vathiyath, and explains some of the major steps taken by the terminal operator to 'green up' the port activities.
From the end of September, Pradip Port Trust (PPT) agreed to handle export cargo of seafood or marine products through a designated container yard. The yard would handle marine products and refrigerated container cargo. The port authority agreed to handle the marine cargo during a meeting with the officials of the Seafood Expo