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Karaikal port opens

Karaikal port opens

Chennai: The privately built Karaikal port will receive its first vessel on Wednesday when M.V.Beluga Fan Fare, a project cargo specialist vessel, docks at the newly built berth in the morning.
The deep sea, all-weather port is being built by Karaikal Port Private Limited (KPPL), at Vanjore near Karaikal, on a Build-Own-Transfer (BOT) basis.
Of the nine berths planned to be built on 600 acres leased from the Puducherry government, two were ready, company officials said.
Phase-I of the project was complete, they said, and the completed berths were being opened for commercial use, they said. [15/04/09]

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