Mumbai Port Trust gets nod to construct two offshore container berths and one terminal; assures government that no reclamation will be required for the project.

The Mumbai Port Trust is constructing two offshore container berths and an offshore terminal and received permission from the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority for it on April 20. The Mumbai Port Trust told the government that there was no reclamation required and that it was an extension of earlier projects wherein two docks were filled up.

The Mumbai Port Trust has already completed two berths and approach trestle, capital dredging for berth pocket, filling of Princes and Victoria Dock, rail container depot, approach channel and turning circle dredging. The port is now procuring cargo handling equipment, developing container yard and conducting capital dredging.

Source: Mumbai Mirror