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  • 31 January 2013

    The Rs.3,375 crore Kattupalli Port and Shipyard have been inaugurated on Wednesday by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. According to nydailynews.com, this very important construction project has been undertaken by Larsen and Toubro, Tamil Nadu Investment Development Corporation Ltd (TIDCO) and Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd (TNPL). The port facility comprises of […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to help Tamil Nadu Department of Environment (DOE) sustainably develop its coastline, DHI has assisted them in the preparation of an Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) plan. This plan will improve the coordination of developmental activities along the coast of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It will also help preserve the […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Ennore Port Ltd in Tamil Nadu received 11 initial bids from private groups for the USD 210 million Ennore Port expansion program. Ennore Port is situated on the East Coast of India about 20 km north of Chennai Port along the coastline, in the State of Tamil Nadu. Ennore Port is the first Corporatised Major […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Four states – Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat – have approached the Centre with proposals to invest at least Rs 10,000 crore…     (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, January 20, 2012;

  • 29 April 2010

    The under-utilised Cuddalore minor port in Tamil Nadu is to be developed by the private sector under the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode. This is for the first time in the country that an existing minor port is to be developed in the PPP mode while other minor ports developed… [mappress] Source:thehindubusinessline,April 29,2010;

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has introduced plans to commission its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu this month, local media reports.  Sanjiv Singh, IOC Chairman, said that the terminal is now complete and set to be commissioned after completion of dredging of the channel that will bring cryogenic ships […]

  • 28 June 2010

    UK-based Eredene Capital Plc has won a bid in consortium to build and operate the Container Terminal at Ennore Port, Tamil Nadu. [mappress] Source: business-standard, June 29, 2010;

  • 11 January 2012

    Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said her government would shortly come out with a new, investor-friendly industrial …   (ciol) [mappress] Source: ciol, January 11, 2012;

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has won a contract for maintenance dredging work at the Karaikal Port. Mercator said in its statement today that this dredging program will be completed during the first half of FY2018. Karaikal Port is envisaged to have a total of […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Katerra, an international construction company, in cooperation with the Government of Tamil Nadu, has officially kicked of the Jet Lake dredging project in Veppanapalli Panchayat Union. This dredging program is part of a Government of Tamil Nadu initiative undertaken to address the ongoing acute water crisis caused by delayed monsoon across the state. “Dredging of […]

  • 6 April 2011

      International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and L&T Shipbuilding Ltd. (LTSB) have signed a container port operation agreement for the management and operations of the Kattupalli Container Terminal in Tamil Nadu, India. Contracting parties were L&T Shipbuilding Limited (LTSB), a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Government has given a green light for the development of the major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu. According to the government’s press office, the ‘in-principle’ approval for the project was granted by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. For the project, a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) will be […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of India’s Fisheries Department has called for tenders to undertake dredging and desilting of the Pulicat Lake estuary in Tamil Nadu state, South India. This is a temporary solution to remove tonnes of silt that is blocking the movement of seawater into and out of the brackish water lake in Tiruvallur district, The […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The coastlines of Puducherry and the neighboring Tamil Nadu have suffered from severe coastal erosion due to natural and anthropogenic activities. Short term measures like seawalls and groin field were attempted by the Puducherry government but the erosion problem shifted further north, with increased intensity. Detailed shoreline management plan was prepared using satellite data and […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Indian ports handled total cargo traffic of around 870 million tonnes in 2010-11. While the major ports handled 570 million tonnes, non-major ports handled around 34% of the total cargo at 300 million tones. Kandla, Vishakhapatnam, JNPT and Chennai handled 48.4% of the major ports’ cargo in 2010-11. Shri G.K. Vasan Union Minister of Shipping […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Earth Sciences, National Institute of Ocean Technology and Puducherry Government have just released the latest video about the Puducherry Beach Restoration Project. Since the construction of the Puducherry harbor in 1989, 8 kilometers of beach has disappeared and 30 kilometers of Puducherry and neighboring Tamil Nadu coast have been eroding dramatically. Short term […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ennore Port Limited has announced a plan to enter the debt capital market to raise funding for dredging, improve port connectivity and set up a coal berth. It will issue tax-free secured, redeemable non-convertible bonds. The bond issue aggregates up to Rs. 2,500 million, with an option to retain over-subscription up to Rs. 2,500 million […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Experts and government officials said that the India’s plans of more than doubling its port capacity in five years could become a pipe dream as the major projects involving foreign investors have run aground recently. According to indiatimes.com, in the past few months, four separate port projects have failed to take off in Tamil Nadu, […]

  • 24 January 2014

    The Union Government has decided to take up development of the stretch of 37 Kms of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal. Launching the project the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the main components of the project include dredging and excavation to develop navigational channel, construction […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Business Standard reports that Ennore Port Ltd is planning to raise around Rs 1,000 crore through tax-free bonds to support its expansion and infrastructure development. “We had approached the shipping ministry to raise the money through tax-free bonds and it, in turn, had asked the finance ministry’s nod and the Central Board of Direct […]

  • 29 March 2012

    DMK Union ministers are urging the implementation of the Setusamudram canal project which will widen the narrow Palk Strait that divides India and Sri Lanka, reports zeenews.com. The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were contacted on Thursday and urged to speed up the proceedings. The Setusamudram project has an aim to boost […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has had intensive contacts in recent months with the Indian National Institute for Ocean Technology (NIOT) with the aim of exchanging information about a range of subjects. The NIOT is an autonomous research institute that answers to the Ministry of Sciences and it specialises in oceans, coasts and marine life. Deltares provided it with […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ) recently began construction of the first berth at India’s premier and ambitious international transhipment project in Vizhinjam, Kerala. The groundbreaking ceremony was organized by Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, and was presided over by Shri. Ramachandran Kadannapally, Minister for Ports, Museums, Archaeology and Archives, in the […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Cargo Traffic at India’s 12 major ports during April-February, 2011-12 was 510.8 million tones, which was 1.59 per cent more than the cargo traffic of the same period last year. This was achieved despite the slow down in the global economy. This was stated by Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan while addressing the […]

  • 20 February 2012

    IACC is holding a B2B luncheon meet on the 20th of February at Grand Hyatt, Chennai where the delegation will present and also hold one-to-one meetings to explore business opportunities of working together. Francisco Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S Department of Commerce is the Chief Guest while Jennifer McIntyre, U.S Consul […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Ennore Port Limited (EPL), Chennai and Ford India Private Limited have signed an agreement for export of Ford cars though the Ennore port for a period of 10 years. Speaking on the occasion the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that this is a part of series of initiatives by the UPA government […]