Ministry of Shipping updates on existing Drafts available at Major Ports

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 05-01-2018        Tweet

NEW DELHI: The Maritime Agenda 2010-20 has suggested that Indian ports should strive to achieve a draft of at least 14 mtrs and up to 17 mtrs according to the potential of bigger size vessels calling at a particular port. The Minister informed that the 10 Major Ports already achieved a minimum draft of 14 mtrs and the remaining Major Port except Kolkata have plan to achieve this level.

This information was given by Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in Rajya Sabha.