The operation of container terminal at Kattupalli port may reduce the traffic of container cargo at the nearby Chennai Port, reports indicate. From next month, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) plans to start operation at its container terminal in Kattupalli port. The terminal may handle up to 400,000 containers per annum and can touch half a million capacity with a single
The Larsen & Toubro's container terminal project constructed at a cost of Rs 2,000 crore at Kattupalli, near Chennai, is to go on commercial stream from September. The project has been delayed nearly for two years. It is expected that the new terminal will take away major chunk of container traffic from the Chennai port.
In a move that signifies the early inauguration of the Rs 4,000-crore L&T port-cum-shipyard at Kattupalli in North Chennai, Tamil Nadu government held talks with the firm on the issue of jobs. Reports suggest that officials from various ministries of the state government held discussions with the c