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PIL to operate mainline ship from New Mangalore Port

PIL to operate mainline ship from New Mangalore Port

Tamilvanan, Chairman of New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) informed that Pacific International Lines (PIL) will operate a mainline ship from New Mangalore to Mombassa in Africa. The service will have calls at Karachi in Pakistan and Jabel Ali in the Gulf region enroute. The mainline ship – mv Kota Anggerik – will carry over 300 boxes, including empty containers to Mombassa in Africa from New Mangalore. The export cargo in the vessel includ

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NMPT conducts trial operation at new berth

NMPT conducts trial operation at new berth

P Tamilvanan, Chairman of the New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) informed media persons that the port was conducting trial operation at the new berth for handling petroleum products. The port has already completed civil works on the berth, which can handle ships of 1.25 lakh DWT (dead weight tonnage). (DWT is a measure of how much weight a ship can carry

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NMPT’s cargo handling grows 12.44% in FY13

NMPT’s cargo handling grows 12.44% in FY13

During 2012-13, cargo handling at the New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) grew 12.44 per cent to 37.04 million tonne (mn t) from 32.94 mn t in 2011-12. Cargo volume in the port received a boost from the increase in the handling of crude oil, petroleum products, coal and container cargoes, the port

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NMPT handles major share of LPG handling in India

NMPT handles major share of LPG handling in India

New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) handles a major share of total liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) handling in the country. It handled around 2.08 million tonne of LPG in 2011-12, P Tamilvanan, Chairman of the port trust informed. The LPG import facility of HPCL in Mangalore contributes around 1.5 million tonne, S Roy Choudhury, Chairman and Managing Director of HPCL informed

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NMPT may not lose cargo to airport

NMPT may not lose cargo to airport

New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) does not find any threat to its business from the cargo business of Mangalore International Airport. The airport may handle high value, small size and perishable goods such as marine products, vegetables and flowers. The port, on the other hand, handles bulk carg

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Gujarat Ambuja to use NMPT for shipment of its products

Gujarat Ambuja to use NMPT for shipment of its products

Gujarat Ambuja Exports decided to use the New Mangalore Port in Karnataka for shipment of its products to Sudan in Africa. The company decided to use the port for moving its export consignments after the recent visit of Manish Kumar Gupta, Managing Director and Prashanth Pillai, DGM of the company

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ONGC, BPCL, Mitsui sign MoU with Mangalore Port

ONGC, BPCL, Mitsui sign MoU with Mangalore Port

On March 18, ONGC, Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL), Mitsui of Japan and New Mangalore Port Trust entered into an agreement for setting up a liquid gas (LNG) import terminal at Mangalore. All the four parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the proposed $500-750 million terminal, which will have an initial capacity of 2-3 millio

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NMPT handles 12.83 mn t crude oil for MRPL

NMPT handles 12.83 mn t crude oil for MRPL

The New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) handled 12.83 million tonne (mn t) of imported crude oil for Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL) during Apr-Feb 2012-13 compared to 11.97 mn t in the year-ago period. NMPT handled 1.49 mn t of iron ore fines during the first

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Cargo handling at New Mangalore Port rises

Cargo handling at New Mangalore Port rises

Cargo handling at the New Mangalore Port Trust rose 12.93 per cent to 33.61 million tonne during April-February of 2012-13 as against 29.76 mn t in the year-ago period. It may be noted that the port surpassed the total traffic handling of 2011-12 in the first 11 months of 2012-13. The total cargo handling was 32.94 mt during the entire 2011

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NMPT witnesses rise in calling of mainline vessels

NMPT witnesses rise in calling of mainline vessels

P Tamilvanan, Chairman of New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) remarked that the rise in the increase in the number of mainline container vessels calling at the port was the result of the marketing efforts by the authority. From a humble beginning with one mainline vessel during 2007-08, now it is the 31st mainline vessel calling at the