Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) has announced a 28.58 per cent rise in operational surplus at Rs.603.65 crore for 2015-16.
Tenders have been invited by the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) for mechanised handling of containerised cargo at three out of the 12 berths in the Netaji Subhas Dock (NSD) of the Kolkata port. The port authorities have called for a pre-bid techno-commercial conference on November 15. The last date for submission of the bids is December 3.
The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) on October 15 traced the wreck of the Chinese-owned Panama-flag freighter MV Bingo, which sank nearly 22 nautical miles south of Sagar Island on October 12 night. Owners of the ship have been directed to salvage the wreck as it is in the navigation channel used by ships moving to and from the ports of Kolkata and Haldia.