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).
India eyes 60% share of global ship recycling business with a new legislation in place; would boost GDP contribution: Minister
The Recycling of Ships Act, 2019 ratifies the Hong Kong convention and facilitates environment-friendly recycling process of ships and adequate safety of the yard workers
According to SpiceJet, domestic cargo is logging a 15-17 percent year-on-year growth.