Category: Industry Overview
Kolkatta, Vizag, Tuticorin, NMPT, Mormugao, Mumbai, JNPT, Kandla have all reported an increase in income surplus compared to last year. According to IPA (Indian Ports Association), the handling cost per-tonne have come down by 2% and the manpower costs have gone by 20% however, the no. of people deployed have gone down. Overall cargo traffic has increased by 10% and no. of vessels calling at these major ports have also registered an increase of 6%.