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India's major Ports continue volume growth in new fiscal

Logistic News - Published on Fri, 24 May 2019

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Higher demand for coal, petroleum, oil and lubricants have enabled the 12 Major Ports to begin the new fiscal on a positive note by registering a 5.65 per cent increase in cargo handling to 60.07 million tonnes in April 2019, as against the 56.86 mt recorded in the same month of the previous year.

As per Indian Ports Association figures, Deendayal Port handled the highest traffic volume at 11.30 million tonne in April 2019, followed by Paradip Port at 9.55 mt, JNPT at 5.99 mt, Visakhapatnam Port at 5.69 million tonne and Mumbai Port at 5 mt. Kolkata Port handled total 4.95 mt of cargo, while Chennai Port handled 3.94 million tonne.

The Major Ports had handled 2.90 per cent more cargo YoY, at 699.04 mt, in 2018-19, primarily propelled by increased traffic of coal, fertilisers and containers.

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Fri, 24 May 2019
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