Krishnapatnam Port, the countryÂ’s largest all-weather; deep water port on the east-coast of India, in its quest to become best port globally has increased its draft for container terminal to 16 meters. With the new milestone, Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal now shares the honor of being one of the deepest draft container ports on the east coast of India.
Krishnapatnam, the countryÂ’s largest all-weather, deep water port on the east coast of India is all set to revolutionise the export-import trade dynamics for the east-coast of India. Well poised to offer the most efficient and economical route for the export-import trade activities bustling through the eastern corridor, the multimodal connectivity model of the port has been in the recent past drawing special focus on Nagpur, Vidarbha and the other trade heavy regions of central and southern Indi
Container Corporation of India has inaugurated port side container facility at Krishnapatnam Port. The company had earlier entered into a MoU with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to initiate three Multi-Modal Logistics Parks in Visakhapatnam, Krishnapatnam and Kakinada.
On the east coast of India, Krishnapatnam Port is slowly and steadily emerging as a hub for edible oil refineries. The port has become more evident from the fact that there are over seven companies setting up their refineries near the port and a few more are likely to finalise their plans soon.
Except Chennai Port Trust (ChPT), other ports in the vicinity-Ennore Port, Krishnapatnam Port and Karaikal Port Â– have handled cargo well for the 1st half of the present year, say media reports. During the period under review (April to September 2013), Ennore Port (EPL) registered 59 per cent boost in total cargo at 12.68 million tonne (mt) against 8 mt for the corresponding period.
Andhra Pradesh Industries Commissioner welcomed the central government's move to include Krishnapatnam port in the international industrial zone. The zone is planned along the Chennai-Bangalore railway corridor. The move is expected to boost industrial deve
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