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Mumbai Port to double capacity by 2013

Mumbai: The Mumbai Port Trust has a blueprint to double handling capacity to more than 90m tonnes by the end of 2013 with a slew of new terminals for all types of cargoes inked. Speaking at the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry this week chairman of the trust, Rahul Asthana outlined some of the new facilities due. These included another 10m tonne dry bulk berth, a fifth oil terminal, a further 2m coal terminal for Tata Power, an offshore container terminal and a second chemical terminal. [12/02/10]

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