Articles tagged under: Kandla Port

DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

May 18, 2018
DRI seizes High Speed Diesel worth over Rs 26 crores smuggled from UAE from Kandla in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized a ship-load of smuggled high speed diesel worth over Rs 26 crores from Kandla port in Gujarat. A DRI official today said that the diesel smuggled from UAE in vessel MT Al Heera was imported by mis-declairation as Base Oil SN 50. It was seized on the basis of tip off to the Ahmedabad zonal unit of the DRI. 'A discreet watch was kept on the vessel and as soon as it berthed at the Kandla oil jetty the DRI officials checke...Read More

Mountain Cycles,other assorted goods worth over Rs. 4 crores smuggled from China seized at Kandla Port in Gujarat

February 08, 2018
Mountain Cycles,other assorted goods worth over Rs. 4 crores smuggled from China seized at Kandla Port in Gujarat

Ahmedabad/Kandla: The Customs sleuths have seized large quantity of mountain cycles and other assorted goods including television parts worth over Rs 4 crore smuggled from China from the Kandla port in Gujarat. An official of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad, which had collected an passed off the intelligence inputs to the Customs sleuths at Kandla, today said that specific intelligence was developed that one Delhi based firm namely M/s. SBL S...Read More

Major fire in oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port, one dead

January 18, 2018
Major fire in oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port, one dead

Bhuj: Indian Cost Guard on Wednesday evening successfully evacuated 26 persons from oil tanker anchored off Kandla Port which was caught in fire. Oil tanker MT Genessa anchored off Deendayal Port Kandla at 18.00 hours. The tanker 183 meters in length and draft of 10 meters was carrying 30,000 tonnes of High Speed diesel. All 26 crew members aboard were evacuated safely. Two of them had suffered burn injuries. The agencies performed the task using tugs available nearby. Indian Coast Guard interce...Read More

DRI, Ahmedabad raids Exim unit in SEZ, Kandla, goods worth over 20 crores seized

January 15, 2018
DRI, Ahmedabad raids Exim unit in SEZ, Kandla, goods worth over 20 crores seized

Ahmedabad/Bhuj: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) , Zonal Unit, Ahmedabad has raided a private export-import firm in SEZ Kandala in connection with massive customs fraud and seized imported assorted goods like polyster knitted fabrics, electrical and electronic items worth market value of more than Rs. 20 crores lying in various warehouses/go-downs. A DRI official said, ' Specific intelligence was developed by us that one Delhi based firm namely M/s. Zip Zap Exim ...Read More

Faldu steps down as Trustee of Deendayal Port Trust

November 23, 2017
Faldu steps down as Trustee of Deendayal Port Trust

Gandhidham: Former Gujarat BJP president and candidate of party from Jamnagar, RC Faldu has submitted his resignation from the post of Trustee of Kandla(Deendayal) Port Trust. Faldu was appointed on this post after Prime Minister Narendra Modi - led BJP government came to power in the Centre. Faldu has tendered his resignation following his candidature in assembly polls scheduled to take place next month. 'Other Interest' category trustee, Faldu had skipped many board meetings during his term as...Read More

Cabinet approves renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

October 04, 2017
Cabinet approves renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port. Ports in India are generally named after the city or town in which these are situated. However, the Government, in special cases, after due consideration, have renamed the Ports after great leaders in the past. By renaming Kandla Port as "Deendayal Port, Kandla", a grateful nation would be remembering the invalua...Read More

Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port

September 25, 2017
Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port

Gandhidham: India's leading major port Kandla Port Trust has been formally renamed as Deendayal Port Trust. An official letter in this regard is issued by Joint Secretary, Government of India. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was one of the most important leaders of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the present day Bharatiya Janata Party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had during his visit to Kandla early this year proposed Kandla Port to be renamed as Deendayal Port in his speech. ...Read More

Kandla Port Trust meet OKays Rs 142 crore wind power pact

August 23, 2017
Kandla Port Trust meet OKays Rs 142 crore wind power pact

Gandhidham: A meeting of Trustees of Kandla Port Trust(KPT) in a meeting on Tuesday gave approval to Rs 142 crore 14 mw wind energy generation project by Suzlon. The project will come up in Saurashtra region at Chotila and Amreli. As per an estimate KPT will be able to get power through this plant that it needs for all its operations. KPT will also be able to sell additional 30 mw power in market. One thing discussed in this meeting was proposal to terminate the contract of Rs 66 lakh tu...Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches various projects of Kandla Port Trust

May 22, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches various projects of Kandla Port Trust

Kandla: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched various projects of Kandla Port Trust at Gandhidham in Gujarat. He unveiled plaques to mark the laying of Foundation Stone for construction of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre; and the development of the 14th and 16th General Cargo Berth. He handed over Letters of Award for Construction of Interchange-cum-ROB at Kutch Salt Junction; Deployment of two Mobile Harbour Cranes; and Mechanization for handling of ferti...Read More

Kandla Port Trust to be renamed as Deen Dayal Port Trust Kandla

May 22, 2017
Kandla Port Trust to be renamed as Deen Dayal Port Trust Kandla

Kandla: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today in his address at Kandla - Gandhidham in Kutch suggested Shipping and Port ministers Nitin Gadkari that he and his department should rename Kandla Port Trust (KPT) as Deen Dayal Port Trust Kandla on the occasion of centenary year of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (September 2016 to September 2017). Shri Modi at the end of his speech made this suggestion and made all necessary procedure for this. Kdnala is India's top major port. The Prime Minister pre...Read More

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