India’s box volume surges 11%

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Container throughput at India's major ports rose 11% to 5.59M TEU in the April-December period, up from 5.04M TEU a year earlier, the Indian...

Indian ports on the march

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India’s major ports handled a record 383.77 mill tons of cargo in the year to March 31 2005, a growth of 11.3 per cent on the 344.7 mill t...

Visakha additions

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Visakha Container Terminal (VCT) at Visakhapatnam port in south India, which started operations in June this year, is planning to import mor...

Vizag on track…

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Vizag Container Terminal, which is being set up at the outer harbour of Visakhapatnam Port in south India, has finally achieved financial cl...

Indian ports traffic ahead of target

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Between them, India's 13 major ports have exceeded the cargo handling target set by the government for the first half of the current fiscal ...

Vizag progress

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The 1 mill TEU/year capacity Visakhapatanam (Vizag) container terminal in the state of Andhra Pradesh on India's east coast will be ready fo...

VSPL on course

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Vizag Seaports Pr ivate Ltd (VSPL), which is building two berths at Visakhapatnam (Vizag) port in south India, will shortly begin a campaign...

Portia Management in Vizag partnership

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UK-based Portia Management Services, an arm of Mersey Docks and Harbour Co, will hold a 26 per cent stake in Vizag Sea Ports Ltd (VSPL) , a ...

Concor wins Vizag

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Public sector rail container operator Container Corporation of India (Concor) has bagged a contract to set up a container terminal at the so...

Cranes for India

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Visakhapatanam (Vizag) and Kandla ports in south and west India respectively are to invite bids for nine electric level-luffing cranes of 15...

Hold up for Vizag cranes?

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A legal technicality may hold up a contract for the supply of four 20 ton capacity electric level luffing wharf cranes to the South Indian p...

Gangavaram moving ahead?

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The south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Port International (DPI) to prepare a det...

Patience of Job

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Portia Management Services Limited, the overseas consultancy arm of MDHC, is not the first to express the frustration of trying to do busine...

Indian ports battling to cope

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Nine years after India opened up its economy, the country's ports are still suffering from inadequate capacity and low productivity. New por...