Category: Minor Ports
Government of Tamil Nadu is setting up two new ports Manappad and Punnakayal in Tuticorin district. The Manappad port which will handle LNG vessels, will come up at an area of 100 acres with an investment of Rs. 18000 million and the Punnakayal will come up at an area of 8 acres with an investment of Rs. 1500 million. The TN government is open and keen to bring private entrepreneurs to develop these projects. Land for both the projects have already been acquired.