Cargo Traffic At Major Ports Rises By 11.43 % In August

Cargo site visitors on the nation”s main ports rose by 11.43 per cent to 57.59 million tons in August over the year-ago interval, in line with an trade physique.

The nation”s 12 main ports had dealt with 51.68 million tons of cargo in August final fiscal, Indian Ports Association (IPA) stated in an announcement.

India has 12 main ports beneath the management of the central authorities — Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Mormugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), VO Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (together with Haldia).

Mormugao Port registered the utmost cargo development of 60.47 per cent adopted by Kamarajar Port (53.73 per cent), JNPT (27.03 per cent) and Cochin Port (21.84 per cent).

Mumbai Port logged 16.86 per cent development whereas Paradip Port  reported 14.34 per cent development in cargo site visitors throughout the month beneath evaluate.

Besides, Chennai Port and Deendayal ports noticed 8.18 per cent and 13.96 per cent development, respectively, it stated.

Cargo site visitors at V O Chidambaranar Port grew 4.99 per cent in August 2021, the IPA stated.

Visakhapatnam port, alternatively, noticed a 13.37 per cent decline in cargo site visitors whereas SMP, Kolkata Port (together with Haldia) reported 1.04 per cent fall and New Mangalore 0.15 per cent.

At the identical time, Deendayal Port dealt with the very best site visitors quantity at 10.334 million tons with 17.94 per cent share adopted by Paradip with 9.279 million tons (16.11 per cent share) and JNPT with 6.02 million tons (10.45 per cent share).

Visakhapatnam Port dealt with 5.118 million tons (8.89 per cent share) and Mumbai Port 5.025 million tons (8.73 pe cent share) of cargo throughout August, IPA stated. Together, these 5 ports dealt with round 62 per cent of cargo at main ports throughout August 2021.


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