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Major Indian ports' cargo traffic share hits 58%, says report

Buoyed by pick up in demand, cargo traffic at these ports rose by 4.77 per cent to 679.35 million tonnes (MT) during 2017-18 compared to 648.47 MT during 2016-17. The 12 major ports have capacity of about 1,400 MT at present.

MPLDA should function directly under the port trust: Ministry of Shipping

This is contrary to the recommendation that has been made by the panel in its yet-to-be-submitted draft report.


Customs disposes of hazardous and unclaimed goods

In an exercise spread over a year,the Mumbai Customs cleared hazardous and unclaimed goods,some older than a decade,from its warehouses in the city.

Centre draws Rs 1.5 lakh cr revamp plan for ports

* Expects 52% of funds to flow in via PPPs; 48% from internal resources and extra budgetary resources.

Maritime states against ceding turf,oppose unified regulator for ports

The Centre’s move to create an all-encompassing regulator for ports has been opposed by the maritime states.

Senior IAS officer suspect in Kandla Port Trust land scam: CBI

Around 6500 acres of land has been earmarked for development to private players at very cheap rates.


Govt to award 22 port projects in FY’12

Of the total projects only 8 are new while the rest are being carried forward from last year

Shipping Min misses target,awards 8 of 21 projects in FY’11

Projects awarded so far amount to an investment worth Rs 3,250 cr against targeted Rs 13,890 cr.

Ennore Port eyes IPO

The Ennore Port will approach the Ministry of Shipping by the end of this month...

Port trusts to become public sector companies

Years after the government set up its first corporatised port at Ennore,the ministry of shipping is planning to initiate...