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Krishnapatnam port to enlarge its container capacity

Krishnapatnam Port Co Ltd which runs a private port at Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district, is expanding the capacity of its container terminal to handle 2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) from next year.

The container terminal, recently rebranded as Navayuga Container Terminal Pvt Ltd to reflect the name of the holding company, the Navayuga Group, can currently handle 1.2 million TEUs.

The terminal, earlier called Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal Pvt Ltd, recently started container transshipment operations. The expansion involves adding 250 metres of berth-length to the existing 650 metres and erecting three more quay cranes, Vinita Venkatesh, Director, Navayuga Container Terminal, told BusinessLine.

Read more on BusinessLine.

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