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Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways launched a port mobile application called “MyPortApp” in Kolkata today.
Also, inauguration of a 1 Mega Watt solar plant in Haldia port to produce renewable energy for port operations.
What are some key features of the “MyPortApp”?
The App includes all port details digitally and monitor operations virtually, is aimed to promote transparency and easy access of port related information.
The app also has various information like Vessel Berthing, Rake & Indent, Rake Receipt, Container Status, Tariff, Bills, Port Holidays, etc. and can be accessed anywhere 24×7 and reach out directly to port.
Source: This post is based on the article “Shipping Minister launches ‘MyPortApp’ for digital monitoring of port operations” published in ‘PIB’ on 08 October 2021.