Mumbai Port will be floating a global tender to appoint a project management and implementation consultant for preparing a master plan for developing its land. It is the countryÂ´s largest port. Â´Till now, the plans that have been made are general.
In a press release, Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) said it was taking efforts to boost cruise traffic at the port as well as cruise tourism in the state. In this regard, the port authority is working in co-ordination with the union ministry of Shipping to attract more cruise liners to Goa, the release said
In order to attract container traffic business from the neighbouring states, Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) plans to offer operational sops to exporters. The port has been trying to diversify its cargo handling ever since the iron ore mining ban in Goa affected export of the mineral and thereby the port's main cargo traffic. The port is willing to offer one-to-one service so that the consignment can be loaded onto the ship till the last minute. There is no cutoff time for loading the con
Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) asked the Goa government to hire two tugs of 100 ton each from Mumbai in order to tow away the oil tanker MT PratibhaBhima to a safe location in the Mormugao harbour. MPT feels that the two tugs along with the three tugs it already possesses could be used to guide the tanker safely to the harbour
Goa-based Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) is taking efforts to diversify the cargo handling of the port and convert it into a multi-specialty port. The port, which largely handles iron ore cargo, has been under severe financial stress because of decline in ore traffic on the back of ban on illegal mining in Goa and Karnataka
Mormugao Port Trust (MPT), which is in taking efforts to diversify its cargo handling away from coal, asked traders from north Karnataka to make use of the port. In order to woo traders, the port in association with Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Hubli
Major ports in the country have reportedly lost Rs 100 crore owing to the two-day nationwide strike by labour unions recently. The port workers participated in the strike called by various central trade unions to protest the Â“anti-peopleÂ” policies of the government. Transport & Dock Workers Union, Mumbai informed that
Mormugao Port Trust in Goa is exploring various options to overcome the financial crisis that it is facing because of a sharp decline in iron ore export cargo. According to reports, the port is planning to reduce the staff strength through Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS). But the authority needs to secure the support and c