Mechanisation of Visakhapatnam Port is almost complete

▴ FTCCI
The 90 years old VPA keeps a target of 100 million tones cargo handling target

Hyderabad, February 24, 2024…..FTCCI in association with Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) organised a Trade Meet on Friday night at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel,

Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

 

The meet was organised to discuss challenges and opportunities, to connect potential partners and to find out sustainable solutions. The meeting was attended by over 100 participants.

 

Participating in the meet Mr Harikrishna, Chief Mechanical Engineer,  Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA)  said a lot of changes have taken place at VPA in the last ten years. The mechanization of the port is almost complete. Besides mechanization it is also beautifully done up. Besides cargo handling place, the port has to be good looking place and prominent place in the city

 

The cargo handling capacity of VPA has grown tremendously from .3 million it rose 80million and now targets 100 MT. The port which began operations in 1933 completed 90 years and going great guns. We are focusing on holistic development of VPA, he said

 

  1. Ratna Sekhar Rao Traffic Manager Visakhapatnam Port Authority said from bullock carts bringing cargo in 1933, handling 500 tonnes of cargo, VPA recently handled 4.35 lakh tonnes of cargo. The purpose of this meet is to familiarise many shippers with the latest developments to utilize them and carry out business with VPA.

 

R . Ravi Kumar Vice President of FTCCI; Raja Bhanu Executive Director Pharma EXCIL; R.P Naidu Regional Manager APEDA; C V S Suri CEO EIPL; Nagi DY Director DP World

Shakthi VSPL and Sudeep Benrjee Terminal Head VCTPL, G Samba Shiva Rao MD Sravan Shipping Services and others participated and spoke.

 

Ravi Kumar of FTCCI said Maritime transport is the backbone of international trade and global economy.  Overseas 80 per cent of the volume of international trade in goods is carried by sea and it could be even higher in case of developed nations

 

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