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Mumbai Port Trust


Maharashtra govt pushes port development, lowers port and wharfage charges

July 10, 2019 6:03 am

 The concession periods for developments of greenfield ports and multipurpose jetties was also increased from 35 years to 50 years. The government, however, has retained the rider that 100 per cent capital investment for such developments will have to be made within the first 35 years.

Two floatels to be inaugurated in Mumbai: Guests to be tracked by QR codes, 500 life jackets in each ship

November 17, 2018 3:17 am

There will be 500 life jackets and 15 rafts on each ship and two marine staff members will be posted in the pontoon boat shuttle services that would be made available.

Since early January: In a first, Mumbai Port Trust operational for 24 hours

January 16, 2018 4:29 am

Move pushed through after successful talks between management and employees’ unions

Mumbai: BMC told to recover Rs 101 crore ‘avoidable’ payment to Mumbai Port Trust

August 06, 2017 2:36 am

The PAC, in its report tabled before the Legislative Council on Friday, has demanded an action taken report within three months. The report noted that the BMC should not have made payments in a hurry to the MbPT.

CityBiz: Automobile exports drive Mumbai Port Trust’s growth story

March 12, 2016 12:51 am

It increased further by about 18 per cent in 2015-16 with 1,53,647 units till February this year. Officials said of the total units handled, the majority share was that of exports with around 3,000 units imported.

Ballard Estate, Mumbaikars’ century-old business district

March 06, 2016 2:00 am

The Mumbai Port Trust, which owns the Estate, has since January initiated a weekend street festival to open the area up for citizens and tourists to explore.

Mbpt to stop handling coal in Haji Bunder area

January 15, 2016 5:22 am

The MbPT, through an affidavit, revealed that based on a directive by the Union Ministry of Shipping to the Indian Ports Association, a consultancy group was hired to carry out a study of India’s major ports.

Now, weekly guided tour of Mumbai Port Trust for students

January 15, 2016 5:14 am

Through the scheme that had been started as a pilot last year, students from Class V onwards will be now allowed into the Mumbai Port Trust on guided tours once every week.

MbPT won’t shift operations from Mumbai, assures Gadkari

January 15, 2016 12:54 am

The opposition parties in Maharashtra and the Shiv Sena too had raised the issue of MbPT scaling down operations causing losses to the state even as Gujarat’s Kandla port raked in additional business.

Cafe Mondegar, Mondy’s to patrons, faces closure

April 18, 2015 1:36 am

Mumbai Port Trust’s deadline to the management to vacate Metro House ends on Sunday, April 19.