Articles tagged under: Kandla Port

Rock salt imported from Pakistan via Dubai to evade duty seized at Kandla Port

January 16, 2022
Rock salt imported from Pakistan via Dubai to evade duty seized at Kandla Port

Bhuh: A ship containing rock salt from Pakistan via Dubai was halted by Customs department at Kandla port. In order to evade heavy duty levied on goods from Pakistan, the importer had routed the consignment via Dubai. However due to extra vigil on such consignments, the customs department found out that the origin of consignment was in Pakistan. The importer will face legal action including 200 per cent duty on this 25 tonne cargo of rock salt. The assessment process was on as per the Customs of...Read More

Kandla Port Crosses the 100 Million Mark

January 11, 2022
Kandla Port Crosses the 100 Million Mark

Kandla: Despite the constraints arising in international trade and shipping due to the ongoing Covid pandemic and the resulting constraints on the cargo handling front, Deendayal Port Trust under Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterway, has crossed the 100 MMT milestone on 10.01.2022, and in the process became the 1st Govt. Sector Major Port, to cross the mark in the year 2021-22. Incidentally, in the current fiscal year, DPT has crossed the milestone 4 weeks ahead in comparison of the last fis...Read More

Kandla Port’s Traffic Inspector booked in Rs. 2,000 bribe case

October 27, 2021
Kandla Port’s Traffic Inspector booked in Rs. 2,000 bribe case

Gandhinagar: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) Gujarat has nabbed a traffic inspector (port) of Deendayal Port Trust (Kandla) in Kutch district of Gujarat or demanding Rs. 2,000 bribe. According to ACB, accused Babulal Jivaji Mosalpuriya had demanded Rs. 2,000 bribe for smooth administrative procedure to unload a ship that had come from New Zealand with cargo of wood. The ship was at shade number - 3 where Babulal was on duty. He allegedly demanded Rs. 2,000 bribe for no harassments and smooth adm...Read More

Adani to build infrastructure at Hazira for Gogha-Hazira ro ro ferry service

July 04, 2020
Adani to build infrastructure at Hazira for Gogha-Hazira ro ro ferry service

Hazira: Adani Hazira Ports Pvt Ltd (AHPPL) will build the temporary infrastructure at Hazira port for Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Ro ferry service. Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) has issued the letter of acceptance to AHPPL in this regard.AHPPL operates a container terminal at Hazira. AHPPL quoted the lowest - Re one - (for 11 months) in the bids invited by Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) which is eventually going to operate the ferry service. Adani has agreed to provide us the temporary infrastructure in th...Read More

Pakistan-bound ship from China detained at Gujarat port over cargo useful for missile launch

February 17, 2020
Pakistan-bound ship from China detained at Gujarat port over cargo useful for missile launch

Gandhinagar: Indian Customs officials detained a ship named Da Cui Yun -- bearing a Hong Kong flag and bound for Port Qasim in Karachi from Jiangyin port on the Yangtze river in China’s Jiangsu province -- for wrongly declaring an autoclave, which can be used in the launch process of ballistic missiles, as an industrial dryer. The vessel was intercepted on the basis of intelligence tip-off. According to The Hindustan Times report, the ship, intercepted on February 3, is undergoing a detai...Read More

At least 2 die in fire in chemical storage tank at Kandla port in Gujarat

December 30, 2019
At least 2 die in fire in chemical storage tank at Kandla port in Gujarat

Gandhidham: At least two people died in a massive fire that broke out in a chemical storage tank at Kandla port in Kutch district of Gujarat today. Police Inspector of Kandla K J Chavda said that the fire broke out in one of the tanks of M/s IMC terminal, a Chennai based company in to bulk liquid storage business. 'The fire due to unknown reason broke out in the noon in the tank containing Methanol. Fire fighting started at 1 pm with the help of 8 fire fighting vehicles and was ...Read More

Customs bust used computer smuggling racked, recover 12 containers at Mundra and Kandla

March 14, 2019
Customs bust used computer smuggling racked, recover 12 containers at Mundra and Kandla

Ahmedabad:The customs sleuths have busted massive smuggling of old and used computer parts/accessories (E-Waste) from Hong-Kong, Australia, Dubai and South Korea by Delhi and Gujarat based importers at Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Kandla and recovered 12 such Containers with such items worth over Rs 3 crore on the basis of information received from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). A DRI official today said that specific intelligence was developed by the DRI Z...Read More

Kandla port gets two multi purpose berthsat

March 08, 2019
Kandla port gets two multi purpose berthsat

Kandla: The Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated two multi purpose berths - No14 & No. 16 at Deendayal Port at Kandla through video conferencing today. He also laid the foundation stone for the Central Inland & Coastal Maritime Technology- IIT Kharagpur. In addition to this he also inaugurated a Multi Skill Development Centres (MSDC) in Maritime Logistics under the Pradhan MantriKaushal ...Read More

First coastal movement of Container Corporation of India flagged off at Kandla

January 10, 2019
First coastal movement of Container Corporation of India flagged off at Kandla

Gandhidham: Union minister Nitin Gadkari today via live video conferencing flagged off the first coastal movement of Container Corporation of India from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port via Cochin and Mangaluru. Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal also spoke via video on this occasion. DeshGujarat Read More

Suspicious Iranian Ship nabbed by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

December 08, 2018
Suspicious Iranian Ship nabbed by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

Bhuj:The Indian coast-guard have nabbed a suspicious looking Iranian ship in the sea off Gujarat coast. Highly placed sources said that the vessel with containers on it was named 'Negar' and had gone towards African coast in the Indian ocean. It was taken under control by the coast guard yesterday and was brought to Kandla for investigation and search. Officers from Narcotics Control Bureau, DRI and some other agencies apart from the coast guard were involved in the se...Read More

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