New Delhi: The Paradip Port has registered 9.43 per cent growth in cargo traffic handling during April to November 2018 as against cargo handled during the corresponding period of previous year.
According to the statistics released by Ministry of Shipping, the major ports in India have recorded a growth of 4.83 per cent and together handled 461.21 million tonnes of cargo during the period from April to November, 2018 as against 439.96 million tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year.
Kamarajar Port registered the highest growth of 20.15 per cent, followed by Cochin 11.73 per cent and Paradip 9.73 per cent.
The ministry further said that during the period, Deendayal Port handled the highest volume of traffic (77.33 million tonnes) followed by Paradip with 71.30 million tonnes, JNPT with 46.40 million tonnes, Visakhapatnam with 43.03 million tonnes and Mumbai with 40.32 million tonnes. Together, these ports handled around 60.36 per cent of major port traffic.