September 11, 2023
3 min

Coastal shipping traffic constantly increased in India in last three years - India Shipping News

The Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, announced that the Sagarmala Programme has successfully increased coastal shipping traffic in India over the past three years. The government has implemented various measures to promote coastal shipping, including the Coastal Berth Scheme, license relaxation, and discounts offered by major ports. The program aims to enhance the country's logistics sector by leveraging the coastline and waterways to reduce infrastructure investments and lower logistics costs for both domestic and international cargo. It also aims to reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector.

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