Articles tagged under: Kandla Port

Customs bust used computer smuggling racked, recover 12 containers at Mundra and Kandla

March 14, 2019
Customs bust used computer smuggling racked, recover 12 containers at Mundra and Kandla

Ahmedabad:The customs sleuths have busted massive smuggling of old and used computer parts/accessories (E-Waste) from Hong-Kong, Australia, Dubai and South Korea by Delhi and Gujarat based importers at Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Kandla and recovered 12 such Containers with such items worth over Rs 3 crore on the basis of information received from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). A DRI official today said that specific intelligence was developed by the DRI Z...Read More

Kandla port gets two multi purpose berthsat

March 08, 2019
Kandla port gets two multi purpose berthsat

Kandla: The Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated two multi purpose berths - No14 & No. 16 at Deendayal Port at Kandla through video conferencing today. He also laid the foundation stone for the Central Inland & Coastal Maritime Technology- IIT Kharagpur. In addition to this he also inaugurated a Multi Skill Development Centres (MSDC) in Maritime Logistics under the Pradhan MantriKaushal ...Read More

First coastal movement of Container Corporation of India flagged off at Kandla

January 10, 2019
First coastal movement of Container Corporation of India flagged off at Kandla

Gandhidham: Union minister Nitin Gadkari today via live video conferencing flagged off the first coastal movement of Container Corporation of India from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port via Cochin and Mangaluru. Union Railway minister Piyush Goyal also spoke via video on this occasion. DeshGujarat Read More

Suspicious Iranian Ship nabbed by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

December 08, 2018
Suspicious Iranian Ship nabbed by Coast Guard off Gujarat coast

Bhuj:The Indian coast-guard have nabbed a suspicious looking Iranian ship in the sea off Gujarat coast. Highly placed sources said that the vessel with containers on it was named 'Negar' and had gone towards African coast in the Indian ocean. It was taken under control by the coast guard yesterday and was brought to Kandla for investigation and search. Officers from Narcotics Control Bureau, DRI and some other agencies apart from the coast guard were involved in the se...Read More

Gandhidham Chamber to hold ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ seeking freehold of Kandla Port Trust land

December 06, 2018
Gandhidham Chamber to hold ‘Jan Aakrosh Rally’ seeking freehold of Kandla Port Trust land

Gandhidham: The Gandhidham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with many other trade organizations and various social organizations of Kutch Gandhidham region, will be holding a massive ‘Jan Akrosh Rally’ to protest against the Deendayal Port Trust (formerly known as Kandla Port Trust), demanding the conversion of lease to freehold land of Gandhidham and Addipur township, on Friday December 7, 2018 in at Gandhidham (Kutch). With nearly 25,000 people anticipated to attend the rally, th...Read More

DRI seizes 139 containers containing over 2400 tonnes of Kerosene smuggled from UAE at Kandala in Gujarat, 3 arrested

October 05, 2018
DRI seizes 139 containers containing over 2400 tonnes of Kerosene smuggled from UAE at Kandala in Gujarat, 3 arrested

Ahmedabad/Bhuj: The team of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 139 containers from Kandla containing over 2400 tonnes of kerosene worth over Rs 11 crore smuggled from UAE and arrested 3 persons in this connection. The roles of some government officials in this connection was also under scanner. The 3 arrested were produced in a court in Gandhidham today which allowed their remand to the DRI for further interrogation till October 17. A DRI official today said tha...Read More

Kandla Port gets Shipping Ministry approval to set up fully mechanized fertilizer cargo handling facility

June 05, 2018
Kandla Port gets Shipping Ministry approval to set up fully mechanized fertilizer cargo handling facility

New Delhi: The Standing Finance Committee of Ministry of Shipping has cleared a project for setting up an exclusive, fully mechanized handling facility for fertilizer cargo at Deendayal Port in Kandla. The facility will be developed at berth number 14 of the port, which is being constructed at an approximate cost of Rs.138 crore. The port will further invest approximately Rs.340 crore for the project from its internal resources. Initially, the proposed facility will handle 2.60 MMTPA an...Read More

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