New online platform to help port-related services

Andhra Pradesh will be bringing port-related services under the EDB ambit through a new initiative called SMARTPORT. It is an online platform launched as part of implementing the Ease of Doing Business Reforms related to trade and export promotion in all ports in the state. Continue Reading

Coal shipment floats high by 15.25% to 29 million tonnes

Coal shipments handled by India’s 12 major state-run ports during April-September rose by 15.25 per cent to 29.29 million tonne (MT), according to a ports’ body. The state-run ports had handled 25.41 MT of coking coal cargo in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. Continue Reading