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Krishnapatnam Port reports 7% rise in box transshipment volume


Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL), promoted by the CVR group, has registered a 7 per cent growth in transshipment volume in November.

The deepwater port registered 20,600 TEUs for November 2018-19 against 19,316 TEUs in the same month last year, making it the largest transshipment port on the east coast.

Expansion - The port is expanding its container terminal, NCT (Navayuga Container Terminal, earlier known as Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal).

“We are going to add 250 metres of berth-length to the existing 650 metres and erect three more quay cranes (QCs),” Vinita Venkatesh, Director, Navayuga Container Terminal, said.