The VO Chidambaranar port in Tuticorin has achieved an all-time record cargo traffic of 32.41 million tonnes during 2014-15, an increase of 13.17 per cent over last year.
The Cochin Port Officers Association (CPOA) has urged Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari and Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy to constitute a high-level committee to recommend measurers for the revival of the Vallarpadam International Transhipment Container Terminal (ICTT).
SingaporeÂ´s PSA Investments bagged Rs 7,915 crore and 4.8 million TEU fourth container terminal project from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). The board of trustees of the port has decided to award the project to be carried out under the design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis to PSA, which was the highest bidder.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved five projects involving an investment of over Rs 17,630 crore to increase the capacity of major ports, a government release said. These five projects are at an advance stage of tendering and are expected to be awarded by the end of March. Of the five projects approved, four are container terminals and one is a multi-purpose cargo berth project in Mumbai port.
The four container terminals are proposed in the major ports of Kandla (wit
Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) is focusing on reducing carbon footprint in our overall operations, Ajay Singh, CEO, tells Sudheer Vathiyath, and explains some of the major steps taken by the terminal operator to 'green up' the port activities.
DP World and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trus (JNPT) held a ceremonial signing of the concession awarded to DP World to construct and operate a new container terminal at the port. DP World received the Letter of Award for the new Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal project in November last year.
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (Adani Ports) said its Mundra Port handled the largest container vessel up to now with nominal capacity of 14,036 TEUs, the first of its kind to call at any Indian port, thereby making history in the Indian maritime sector.