Major ports to ensure adequate infrastructure by 2025 for achieving zero waiting time for inward as well as outbound cargoes

The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) has asked all major ports to ensure adequate infrastructure by 2025 for achieving zero waiting time for inward as well as outbound cargoes. In an office memorandum, the ministry has noted that the port capacity required in 2047 will be around six times the present port capacity. As per the memorandum, major port authorities shall prepare a comprehensive “Master Plan 2047” for the entire port area including cargo projections, warehousing, etc., with the ultimate aim of achieving efficient logistics for enhancing ec­onomic development.

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