Karaikal Port Pvt Ltd (KPPL), the entity that runs the port at Puducherry, and a subsidiary of infrastructure and real estate firm MARG Ltd
Media reports indicate that the proposed major port project at Dugarajapatnam of Vakadu mandal in Andhra Pradesh may not take off because of complications in the identified site. A technical committee that studied the project objected the Dugarajapatnam location keeping in view the reservations expressed by the Isro scientists as well ecologists as it was close to the Pulicat Lake, a reserved bi
According to media reports, Karaikal Port (KPPL) is finding ways to overcome its huge debt. Among the plans are refinancing or restructuring of debt or terminalisation of its port infrastructure. It is learnt that the port's projection of a sharp growth of traffic from items like fertilisers, crude or petroleum, and containers has not materialised. This is poss
The Bangalore headquartered private equity (PE) firm Ascent Capital has decided to invest Rs 2 billion in MARG Karaikal Port. The funds will be used for the MARG Karaikal Port Phase 2A expansion plans which will enhance the port's capacity from the already plaÂnned expansion of 21 mmtpa to 28 mmtpa and involves an additional capex of Rs 6 billion.