The New Mangalore Port Trust recently handled more cargo than it did in the entire FY2012-13. The port achieved a record traffic of 37.07 mn tonne till March 13, 2014 as against 37.04 mn tonne during the 2013 fiscal. Increased handling of crude oil and petroleum products by Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd and coal by various industries have contributed to the growth of the port. The port is expected to handle 39 mn tonne during the current financial year.
Contact: New Mangalore Port Trust.