MUMBAI : Mumbai Port Trust is conducting ‘Sab Ka Sath Ka Vikas Sammelan’ on 13.6.2017 for North West Zone at Yeshwant Natya Mandir, Matunga, Mumbai, at 3.00 p.m. and on 14.6.2017 for North – East Zone at Maharasthtra Seva Sangh, Mulund (West) at 6.00 p.m.
Mumbai Port Trust is conducting the Sammelan to create awareness among the peoples about the development and initiatives taken by Mumbai Port Trust and Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India, 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 tonnes 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 Rahul Shewale, Member of Parliament will be the Chief Guest for North West Zone on 13.6.2017 at Yeshwant Natya Mandir, Matunga and Shri Kirit Somaiya, Member of Parliament for North – East Zone will be the Chief Guest on 14.6.2017 at Maharasthtra Seva Sangh, (Mulund) and all the local MLAs are the special invitees at both the venues.