India Plans to Expand Its Port Capacity

India has invited bids to expand its port capacity to 1.2 billion tons.

The bids are for 25 port projects worth $5.4bn.

The Indian Government is also implementing the National Maritime Development Programme at an investment of $21bn out of which $12bn will be spent on ports.

The expansion plans are due to come into effect by March 2012.

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Source: ship-technology, June 24, 2010;

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