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Ambitious Krishnapatnam port betting on policy shift to bring in vessels

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Dockside cranes unloading coal from the Genco London cargo ship at Krishnapatnam port. Located in Andhra Pradesh state, the port has a four-lane road linking it to the national highway, a railway line right up to the berths and two helipads for greater connectivity.

New Delhi

A SOUTHERN Indian port has established the country's newest facilities to handle the world's largest ships.

The catch? It needs a policy change to bring in the vessels.

Foreign ships are barred from moving cargo between Indian ports themselves. What's more,