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Major ports register positive growth of 3.77 pc

New Delhi, Jan 12 (UNI) Major ports in the country have recorded a growth of 3.77 per cent and together handled 518.6 million tonnes of cargo during the period April to December, 2018 as against 499.7 million tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year.
For the period from April- December 2018, Nine Ports Kolkata (including Haldia), Paradip, Visakhapatnam, Kamarajar, Chennai, Cochin, New Mangalore, JNPT and Deendayal have registered positive growth in traffic.
The highest growth was registered by Kamarajar Port (18.38 per cent), followed by Cochin (8.92 per cent), Kolkata [inc. Haldia] (8.74 per cent) Paradip (8.11 per cent), and JNPT (7.39 per cent), an official statement here on Saturday said.
Kamarajar Port growth was mainly due to increase in traffic of Container (41.20 per cent), Other Misc. Cargo (46.66 per cent), POL(9.53 per cent) Thermal & Steam Coal (8.75 per cent) and Other Liquids (7.5 per cent).

In Kolkata Port, overall growth was 8.74 per cent. Kolkata Dock System (KDS) registered traffic growth of 0.42 per cent. Whereas Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) registered a growth of 12.42 per cent.
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