Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted to augment Coasting Shipping of Coal

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 08-03-2018        Tweet

NEW DELHI: An Inter- Ministerial Committee on augmenting Coastal Shipping of Coal and other commodities/products have been constituted. Ministry of Shipping is the nodal Ministry for the Committee. The terms of reference of the committee are as follows:-

•             Review and approve the strategy for Coastal Shipping of coal including annual targets for volumes of coal, which can be transported by rail-sea-rail route;

•             Periodically review and approve the implementation roadmap and associated projects for achieving the agreed targets;

•             Approve actions for addressing issues related to inter Ministry or Inter agency Coordination;

•             Periodically collect feedback from all relevant stakeholders (power utilities, coal producers, railways, Shipping companies/logistics service providers, ports, etc.) to fine-tune the strategy and road map for Coastal Shipping of coal as well as other commodities.