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Indian major ports record marginal growth

India’s 12 major ports recorded a marginal 0.98% growth in cargo volumes at 524.02 million tonnes (MT) during the April-December period this year, according to the Indian Ports Association (IPA). The ports had handled 518.93 MT of cargo during the corresponding period of the last fiscal.

Container volumes increased by 2.71% in terms of TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units).

12 major ports of India are:

  • Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla)
  • Mumbai
  • JNPT
  • Mormugao
  • New Mangalore
  • Cochin
  • Chennai
  • Kamarajar (earlier Ennore)
  • VO Chidambaranar
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Paradip
  • Kolkata (including Haldia).

Read more at The Hindu BusinessLine.

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