At a review meeting convened last week by Mr Ravi M. Parmar, Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), to apprise and express his appreciation of the cooperation extended by the trade to the Port, the Mumbai and Nhava Sheva Ship-Agents’ Association (MANSA) felicitated key officials of the Port (by presenting bouquets) for its performance in 2014-15.
It may be recalled that the Port registered an all-time high throughput of 61.61 million tonnes (mt) in the just-concluded fiscal, made up of POL, steel, pulses, chemicals, coal for the energy sector, automobile exports, and tourist (passenger) traffic, among others.
The meeting was attended by a MANSA delegation comprising Capt. Vivek Anand, President, and the Executive Committee members, who congratulated the Chairman, Deputy Chairman, HoDs and other senior officials for the noteworthy achievement under the leadership of the Chairman and his team. The Chairman highlighted the bold decision taken by the Port to go ahead with the contract for dredging and maintaining the required draught for a period of 3 years. MANSA strongly endorsed this important decision taken by the Chairman.
The MbPT Chairman agreed to look into the suggestions made by MANSA and the trade to initiate necessary action for augmenting the Port’s facilities and efficiency so as to enable it to attract and handle higher volume of traffic. The MANSA delegation thanked the MbPT officials for all the support extended by them, informed a release.
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