India to conduct 1st National Time Release Study

Department of Revenue under Union Ministry of Finance is conducting India’s 1st National Time Release Study(TRS).The exercise is being conducted as a part of its strategic commitment to improve global trade. The exercise will be conducted at the same time across 15 ports including sea,air,land and dry ports which cumulatively account for 81% of total… Continue reading India to conduct 1st National Time Release Study

Sri Lanka keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority(SLPA) chairman has said that Srilanka is keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports using ferry services. The chairman said that the two countries can set up a ferry service connecting Kankesanthurai port(KKS) in Jaffna with Karaikal near Puducherry and similarly between Colombo and Tuticorin in south India. This ferry service… Continue reading Sri Lanka keen on enhancing connectivity with Indian ports

Bengal port records country’s highest sea level rise in 50 years

According to data by the Ministry of Earth Sciences,Diamond Harbour in West Bengal has recorded the maximum sea level increase out of the major ports in India. The data says that sea level rise in the country has been estimated to be 1.3 mm/year along India’s coasts during the last 40-50 years.On the other hand,… Continue reading Bengal port records country’s highest sea level rise in 50 years