Mumbai Port to conduct 'Sab Ka Sath Sab Ka Vikas Sammelan' today in Mumbai

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 09-06-2017        Tweet

MUMBAI: Mumbai Port Trust is conducting ‘Sab Ka Sath Sab Ka Vikas Sammelan’ on 9.6.2017 at Y.B. Chavan Auditorium, Nariman Point, Mumbai at 10.00 a.m.

The Sammelan will show case the development and initiatives taken by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Shipping and Mumbai Port Trust during the last 3 years and the plans for future development.

Mumbai Port Trust has performed effectively during the last 3 years and this year the port has bagged Award for Best performance in improving efficiency parameters as well as 3rd rank in implementing Swachh Bharat Abhiyan amongst the 12 Major Ports. Port handled highest ever cargo throughput of 63 MMT & about 2.1 lacs automobiles during the year 2016-17, as a fillip to ‘Make In India’ drive of the Govt.

Port is developing its Eastern Waterfront for which consultant HCP design, planning and management Pvt. Ltd. has been appointed for preparing the Master plan.

In the last 3 years, Mumbai Port Trust has taken various development initiatives in the Port, shipping & tourism. Some of them are as under:

i)             Modernization of international Cruise Terminal

ii)            Oil Spill Response Facility to combat oil pollution upto 700 tons of oil has been developed at Oil Tanker Terminal.

iii)           Second Chemical Berth (SCB) with modern infrastructure and Fire fighting equipment commissioned.

iv)           Fifth Oil Berth construction is under progress and will be ready by 2019.

v)            RORO passenger service is being developed jointly with Maharashtra Maritime Board from Ferry Wharf to Mandwa so that passengers can travel alongwith their car on their way to Konkan area, thus reducing travel time of at least 3 hours.

vi)           Bunkering facility at Jawahar Dweep

Shri Prakash Mehta, Hon’ble Minister of Housing, Govt. of Maharashtra will be Chief Guest of the function and all the local MLAs are the special invitees.