Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers
The 12 major ports are -- Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), V O Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).
More than 25,000 crew, passengers on over 700 ships not allowed to disembark at Indian ports: Shipping ministry
To prevent the spread of the deadly virus, the ministry of shipping had said it will allow only such international cruise ships which had intimated their call to ports by 1 January 2020.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated the first phase of the Rs 7,900-crore 4th terminal project of the JNPT to the nation, which will raise the cargo handling capacity of the nation's largest container port by 50 percent.