Port of Chennai

Construction workers in India will have plenty to keep them busy as the government pours billions into the ports sector to increase capacity and productivity under the Sagar Mala program.
21 Jul 2016
India on Wednesday approved the formation of Sagarmala Development Company, to coordinate and implement the mammoth Sagar Mala port development program.
13 Jun 2016
Indian lawmakers have unveiled draft legislation aimed at transforming major public port trusts.
10 Jun 2016
Gate automation at terminals in the Chennai Port will increase productivity.
08 Jun 2016
Container volumes at India’s major public ports are growing steadily after a sluggish performance last fiscal year.
31 May 2016
The Port of Chennai said it has completed a dredging project to make it the deepest in India, but it is holding off on plans to build an outer harbor because of slumping traffic.
26 May 2016
After recording sluggish growth last fiscal year amid a weaker global economy, India’s major public ports got off to a healthy and promising start in fiscal 2016 and 2017.
25 May 2016
The government of India is looking to automate gate transactions at the country's major ports.
23 May 2016
India’s port connectivity infrastructure, which is a source of regular frustration for shippers and logistics providers, should show some improvement in the coming years.
16 May 2016
India is accelerating its drive for private investment in its ports and maritime sectors.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights
11 May 2016
India shippers will have more leeway on the tolerance level of variation for container weights, and one decision of the Directorate General of Shipping could impact shippers.
03 May 2016
DP World-operated Chennai Container Terminal said it has made significant progress in easing truck bottlenecks that have long plagued India’s second-largest public container gateway and busiest gateway on the east coast.
13 Apr 2016
India’s Ministry of Shipping has drawn up an ambitious list of nearly 140 public-private-partnership contracts involving a total investment of about Rs. 83,000 crore (approximately $13 billion) for awarding at a three-day investor conference scheduled to begin April 14 in Mumbai.