Articles tagged under: Kandla

Construction of world’s largest LPG pipeline connecting Gujarat to UP to start in 8 to 10 months

August 13, 2019
Construction of world’s largest LPG pipeline connecting Gujarat to UP to start in 8 to 10 months

Ahmedabad:The construction work for the world's longest LPG pipeline to connect Kandla port in Gujarat to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh covering a distance of 2757km across three states including Madhya Pradesh would start in 8 to 10 months, a highly placed source in the IndianOil which hold 50% stake in the Rs 10,000 crore joint venture project with two other oil and gas PSUs BPCL and HPCL, today said. 'The first bid meeting for the same had taken place in the last week of the last m...Read More

TruJet commences flight operations on Kandla – Ahmedabad route

May 16, 2019
TruJet commences flight operations on Kandla – Ahmedabad route

Bhuj: Private airline TruJet has started Kandla - Ahmedabad flight service. The first flight on this route took off on Wednesday, May 15 with 66 passengers at around 3.15 pm. ATR type aircraft of TruJet deployed on this route has 70-seat capacity. DeshGujaratRead 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

Gandhidham Chamber to hold ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ seeking freehold of Kandla Port Trust land

December 06, 2018
Gandhidham Chamber to hold ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ seeking freehold of Kandla Port Trust land

Gandhidham: The Gandhidham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with many other trade organizations and various social organizations of Kutch Gandhidham region, will be holding a massive ‘Jan Akrosh Rally’ to protest against the Deendayal Port Trust (formerly known as Kandla Port Trust), demanding the conversion of lease to freehold land of Gandhidham and Addipur township, on Friday December 7, 2018 in at Gandhidham (Kutch). With nearly 25,000 people anticipated to attend the rally, th...Read More

DRI seizes 139 containers containing over 2400 tonnes of Kerosene smuggled from UAE at Kandala in Gujarat, 3 arrested

October 05, 2018
DRI seizes 139 containers containing over 2400 tonnes of Kerosene smuggled from UAE at Kandala in Gujarat, 3 arrested

Ahmedabad/Bhuj: The team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 139 containers from Kandla containing over 2400 tonnes of kerosene worth over Rs 11 crore smuggled from UAE and arrested 3 persons in this connection. The roles of some government officials in this connection was also under scanner. The 3 arrested were produced in a court in Gandhidham today which allowed their remand to the DRI for further interrogation till October 17. A DRI official today said tha...Read More

DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

May 18, 2018
DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized a ship-load of smuggled high speed diesel worth over Rs 26 crores from Kandla port in Gujarat. A DRI official today said that the diesel smuggled from UAE in vessel MT Al Heera was imported by mis-declairation as Base Oil SN 50. It was seized on the basis of tip off to the Ahmedabad zonal unit of the DRI. 'A discreet watch was kept on the vessel and as soon as it berthed at the Kandla oil jetty the DRI officials checke...Read More

States to be offered three schemes for cost plus 50% price to farmers: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman in Gujarat

March 18, 2018
States to be offered three schemes for cost plus 50% price to farmers: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Dr. Rajivkumar, Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog was in Gujarat today. He held meeting with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and senior government officials including the Chief Secretary. Speaking to media persons, Dr. Rajivkumar said one of the things raised by the State government today was proposed Coastal Economic Zone at Jamnagar - Kandla coast. Dr. Rajivkumar Said welcomed this initiative and said he would take up the matter with relevant ministries in the Centre. He said Chief Mini...Read More

Mountain Cycles,other assorted goods worth over Rs. 4 crores smuggled from China seized at Kandla Port in Gujarat

February 08, 2018
Mountain Cycles,other assorted goods worth over Rs. 4 crores smuggled from China seized at Kandla Port in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Kandla: The Customs sleuths have seized large quantity of mountain cycles and other assorted goods including television parts worth over Rs 4 crore smuggled from China from the Kandla port in Gujarat. An official of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad, which had collected an passed off the intelligence inputs to the Customs sleuths at Kandla, today said that specific intelligence was developed that one Delhi based firm namely M/s. SBL S...Read More

Major fire in oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port, one dead

January 18, 2018
Major fire in oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port, one dead

Bhuj: Indian Cost Guard on Wednesday evening successfully evacuated 26 persons from oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port which was caught in fire. Oil tanker MT Genessa anchored off Deendayal Port Kandla at 18.00 hours. The tanker 183 meters in length and draft of 10 meters was carrying 30,000 tonnes of High Speed diesel. All 26 crew members aboard were evacuated safely. Two of them had suffered burn injuries. The agencies performed the task using tugs available nearby. Indian Coast Guard interce...Read More

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