The three day Chintan Baithak of Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways chaired by Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways concluded today with some of the remarkable decisions.
Wait times at major Indian ports are expected to drastically reduce if Sarbananda Sonowal, the shipping minister’s ambitious targets are fulfilled.
The Indian Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (PSW) is working diligently towards the achievement of Maritime India Vision objectives.
Prime Minister Of India said Unified Logistic Interface Platform- ULIP which is being adapted by the various government departments also needed the involvement of private sector.
Adani CMA Mundra Terminal, a joint venture between Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd and CMA Terminals at Mundra, berthed APL Raffles, making it the largest container vessel to call India.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premier container port, continued its steady surge in cargo handling in 2021 with total container traffic of 5.63 million TEUs as against 4.47 million TEUs in 2020
V.O. Chidambaranar Port witnessed another landmark this week with handling wind blades of length 81.50 metres, the longest of its kind handled through VOC Port.
The government has accorded high priority to building greater synergies between the Major Ports and Non-Major Ports in order to promote coastal trade and to provide sustainable, cost-effective and efficient Intermodal & Multimodal customer solutions.
V.O. Chidambaranar Port, the economic engine of South Tamilnadu, has proposed for setting up of Multimodal Logistics Park due to its advantages.
Under Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) initiative, a Mobile X-Ray Container Scanning System (MXCS) has been installed by Paradeep Port near the PICT Terminal at a cost of Rs 30 crore.