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    INFRASTRUCTURE


    North-Eastern Council projects -- Driving growth in the North-East
    EVER since its inception three decades ago, the North Eastern Council (NEC) has spent nearly Rs 6,000 crore on developing various sectors such as transport and communication, power, banking, tourism, and science and technology in the seven ... More

    POLICY


    Increase the scope of DBK rates
    WHILE sceptics describe the new mid-term export strategy (2002-07) as old wine in new bottle, the Commerce Ministry mandarins are taking pains to explain at open house meetings with exporters that it is "good wine in good bottles". It is ... More

    SHIPPING


    Vizag port: Building on two new berths
    In the first private, joint venture project at Vizag port, the construction of two new berths began earlier this month. Projections show that traffic of 2.5 million tonnes will be handled at the two new berths in the first year, and almost 5 million tonnes by the end of the fifth year. Highly mechanised and integrated handling systems will be deployed with the aim of achieving considerable freight rate savings. More

    Post-APM problems and opportunities
    APRIL 1 is All Fools' Day, the day on which friends play practical jokes on each other. But April 1, 2002, could be a different kind of day for those in the domestic oil and shipping sectors. From that day, they have to be careful not to get ... More

    The Dubai Ports Authority: Creating competitive advantage
    MANY people credit the foundation of Dubai's success to the vision of its late ruler, Sheik Rashid. In keeping with its ancient tradition as a key port in the Gulf region, Sheik Rashid in 1969, gave instructions for a four-berth deep-water ... More

    INTERVIEW


    `Privatising ports, the next wave' — Mr Joachim von der Heydt, MD., Bengal Tiger Line
    THE Managing Director of Bengal Tiger Line (BTL), Mr Joachim von der Heydt, welcomes the Union Government's decision to privatise ports, saying the move will bring about significant changes in Indian shipping and an improvement in the cargo ... More

    ROADWAYS


    ECR users take the toll in their stride
    AT the stroke of 9.30 a.m. today, the first car to pass through the improved East Coast Road — connecting Chennai to Mahabalipuram and then on to Pondicherry — paid a toll to use the road, setting in motion what those involved with ... More
    Ships in Ports
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    One-time settlement of SEB dues approved


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