The plan was announced during an official ceremony held on Friday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the port’s opening.
Asia Infrastructure News
10 Jan 2017
India has established a company to oversee its Sagar Mala port-led development program and announced 12 more port projects.
02 Jan 2017
Southeast Asia’s port scene is incredibly dynamic, and 2017 will be a year of significant changes with big implications for shippers.
29 Dec 2016
An exciting region for port development globally, South Asia had a busy 2016 and much more is expected in 2017.
22 Dec 2016
Authorities at India Port Rail Company Ltd., which is tasked with developing last-mile rail projects connecting major ports, met this week to take stock of the progress on investments under way.
19 Dec 2016
The selection of a private partner to build and operate a new container terminal in Colombo is in limbo.
14 Dec 2016
The Malacca Strait is probably the hottest region in the world for port development at the moment.
13 Dec 2016
Under the original development master plan, Gwadar was to handle about 100 million tonnes (110.2 million tons) of cargo in 2017, but it is nowhere near achieving that figure.
12 Dec 2016
China state-controlled company China Merchants signed a deal with the government of Sri Lanka to buy an 80 percent stake in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota deep-sea port.
05 Dec 2016
Russian and global transport companies are in a heated fight for control of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Russia’s largest stevedore company.
28 Nov 2016
The first phase of Qatar’s Hamad Port will begin full-fledged commercial operations Dec. 1, allowing the oil-rich country to expand its global ocean trade.
17 Nov 2016
The Philippines approved the start of work on a proposed container port in Cebu.