.........JAJPUR: As part of its promotional campaign to attract cargo traffic as well as investment, Paradip Port Trust (PPT) organised a trade meet on Wednesday at Jajpur Road.
It highlighted various initiatives undertaken in operational areas, ongoing and upcoming projects and trade facilitation measures taken up for customers. N Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman of PPT, said the port trust has clocked 89 MMT cargo handling last year and this year it is vying for the coveted 100 MMT mark.
Till date in this fiscal, it has emerged as the fastest growing port among the major ports in the country by clocking 12 per cent growth. It is handling the highest dry bulk cargo of about 59 MMT.
The port has currently installed capacity of 143 MMT per annum which will rise to another 45 MMT on completion of four ongoing projects by 2020.