Ambitious Krishnapatnam port betting on policy shift to bring in vessels
Tue, Aug 11, 2015 - 5:50 AM
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.
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,...