State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has said that it is yet to commence work on a Rs 5,150 crore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu.
In India's major ports the cargo throughput grew 2.59 per cent to 277 million tonne (mt) in first half of the present financial thanks to the growth at Ennore, Paradip and New Mangalore, said the agency Icra on December 11. Coal imports, petroleum oil and lubricants (POL), and fertilisers drove the volume growth, while iron ore and container volume dragged the overall growth, Icra said.
In Chennai, the Rs 600 crore Ennore Manali Road Improvement Project (EMÂRIP) would miss the DeceÂmber deadline for its completion due to some hindrances. EMRIP was proposed in 1998, which envisages improvement of about 30 km road network in North Chennai to ease flow of truck traffic from CheÂnnai and Ennore ports and improve road connectivity between ports to national highway network.
To discuss about increased utilisation of Indian ports, especially Chennai and Ennore, by Japan's business companies, the Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan, along with a delegation, is to discuss with the Japanese government and business community there. Vasan is scheduled to be in Japan from November 7 to 12 at the invitation of Akihiro Ohta, Japan Minister of Land, Infrastructure Transport and Tourism.
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), which has proposed to set up a Rs 4,320-crore liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant at Ennore would soon enter into an agreement with the Ennore Port to secure 132 acre of port land for the project. The project would enable supply piped gas in the southern region, which does not have adequate supply of piped gas
Union Minister for Shipping GK Vasan informed the Lok Sabha that his ministry provides budgetary support to major ports to undertake capital dredging projects. He said the three major ports i.e. Chennai, Ennore and Vishakapatnam have navigational channel having more than 17 metre draft and are capable of handling larger vessels. Also, the government has been providing subsidy to meet the cost of maintenance dredging in Kolkata Port whi
The Tamil Nadu government asked CDM Smith (earlier named as Wilbur Smith Associates) to review the detailed project report it prepared in 2008 for a road project to connect Ennore and L&T Kattupalli ports with the National Highway 5. Sources from the state government informed that the company would update the feasibility report and fix the alignment with a new topographic
IndianOil-Petronas (IPPL), a Joint Venture between IndianOil Corporation and Petronas of Malaysia, unveiled LPG import-export terminal at Ennore, near Chennai. The terminal is said to be having an installed capacity of 600,000 tonne per annu and provision has been made to double the capacity. The new terminal would ensure not only increased LPG availability but also avoid