For the period from April ‘17- September 2018, Nine Ports (Kolkata (incl.Haldia), Paradip, Visakhapatnam, Kamarajar, Chennai, Cochin, New Mangalore, JNPT and Deendayal have registered positive growth in traffic.
Cargo traffic handled at Major Ports:
- The highest growth was registered by Kamarajar Port (19.66%), followed by Cochin(11.51%), Paradip (11.12%),Haldia (10.07%) and Deendayal (10.03%)
- Kamarajar Port growth was mainly due to increase in traffic of OtherMisc. Cargo by 39.77%, Other Liquids (15.38%), POL by14.67%. and Thermal & Steam Coal by 11.34%.
During the period April to September 2018, Deendayal (Kandla) Port handled the highest volume of traffic i.e. 58.63 Million tonnes (17.08% share), followed by Paradip with 52.90 Million Tonnes (15.41% share), JNPT with 34.81 Million Tonnes (10.14% share), Visakhapatnam with 31.76 Million Tonnes (9.25% share) and Kokata (incl.Haldia) with 29.97 Million Tonnes (8.73%). Together, these five ports handled around 60.62% of Major Port Traffic.
- Commodity-wise percentage share of POL was maximum i.e. 33.37%, followed by Container (20.99%), Thermal & Steam Coal (14.99%), Other Misc. Cargo (10.80%), Coking & Other Coal (7.71%), Iron Ore & Pellets (5.65%), Other Liquid (4.33%), Finished Fertilizer (0.98%) and FRM (1.19%).