Port of Kolkata

Port of Kolkata

Containers stacked.
05 Nov 2018
India officials say the establishment of an alternative, river transport will help reduce highway congestion and improve supply chain efficiency.
Visakhapatnam Port, India.
09 Aug 2018
Transshipment traffic is the cargo that is transported between an Indian port and an international “hub” port, when direct mainline connections are not available.
14 May 2018
Port congestion at some Asian ports is delaying cargo.
A ship nears Kolkata port.
23 Apr 2018
In a recent letter to the Bangladesh High Commission in Kolkata, India's Kolkata Port Trust chairman Vinit Kumar expressed his consent to let Bangladeshi shippers use the ports it oversees — the Kolkata Dock System and Haldia Dock Complex.
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
08 Nov 2017
India’s efforts to bring down cargo dwell times as part of a larger ease-of-doing-business program have yet to translate into steady improvements.
19 Oct 2017
Although the gain is encouraging for public ports, the threat private ports pose to their market share remains.
12 Oct 2017
India’s GDP growth plummeted to a three-year low of 5.7 percent in the first fiscal quarter, and slower GDP growth is likely in the cards for the second quarter.
18 Sep 2017
Textile shippers have welcomed the service.