KOLKATA PORT TRUST
Kolkata Port Trust, India's oldest port, to lease area as big as London Docklands
Kolkata Port Trust is looking to lease its land as big as London Docklands to boost profit.
India eyes 60 per cent share of global ship recycling business; higher GDP contribution: Mandaviya
Currently, India recycles around 300 of th...
Shipping Ministry, KoPT conducting infra study of 4 northeast LCS
The team visited Agartala Integrated Check Post (ICP) bordering Brahmanbari...
China should consider Belt and Road Initiative via Kolkata, Mumbai ports instead of PoK: Subramanian Swamy
BRI is China's global economic initiative for connecting with Europe, Africa and the rest of Asia through road and maritime routes with focus on infrastructure, transportation and energy sectors. Swamy suggested that instead of passing through PoK, the BRI corridor can enter India from Kunming in southwestern China and from Kolkata Port it can take the sea route.
PM Modi hard sells CAA, Didi skips Port Trust event
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday strongly defended the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), prompting West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee to opt out of the Kolkata Port Trust function later in the day.
PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee likely to share dais at Kolkata Port Trust function
In his first visit to the city after the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Kolkata on Saturday to attend the 150th anniversary of Kolkata Port Trust, wherein he will announce projects related to shipping and heritage conservation.
View: Quarantine quandaries and questions of trust
Temporary isolation then was the solution – first for 30 days imposed by Ragusa (now Dubrovnik) and then 40 days, or quarantena, by Venice. Rules were agreed, with ships allowing inspectors on board and sticking to the full period, if required, but with the city sending provisions.
KPT should develop separate Dock System: Assocham paper
The paper also suggested that since KPT does not permit transhipment cargo, thus either Dhamra Port or Ennore Port should be developed as transhipment ports.
KoPT tableau expected to roll down Rajpath on Republic Day
The KoPT tableau, under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Shipping, will display the riverine port's rich history, its mechanized transformation and unique features, a source privy to the development said.
IWAI aims 120MT inland waterways cargo movement by 2023
on Tuesday from Haldia docks with 52 containers of edible oil.
TMC govt not implementing central schemes as there is 'no cut money', says PM Modi as Mamata Banerjee skips event
Addressing the 150th anniversary programme of Kolkata Port Trust, which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee skipped, Modi said people in West Bengal would not have to miss out on the benefits for long, an apparent reference to the Assembly polls next year.
India clocks four-fold jump in cruise calling in last 2 years
The total cruise callings on five ports including Chennai, Cochin, Mumbai, Mangalore and Mormugao were 138 ships carrying a total of 1.76 lakh passengers in fiscal 2017-18.
India to allow Nepal use of three rivers for inland waterways to push regional connectivity
Nepal will be able to operate its own vessels on the Ganga, which runs parallel to the southern border of the Himalayan state.
India, Bangladesh to start cruise services; Kolaghatin & Chilmari new Ports of Call
The decision was taken in a meeting pertaining to protocol arrangements and improvement of Inland Water Transportation here.
Economic Survey 2019: Port capacity augmentation top on government agenda
Ports handle around 90 per cent of EXIM Cargo by volume and 70 per cent by value.
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