Articles tagged under: Mundra Port

DRI registers cigarette smuggling case

February 14, 2018
DRI registers cigarette smuggling case

Bhuj: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has registerd a case of smuggling of 14,40,000 cigarettes worth approximately Rs 1.44 crore.Cigarettes were hidden in import consignment of gypsum powder of Champion Impex Pvt. Ltd which was examined by DRI on 10 Feb at Mundra port, Gujarat. DeshGujaratRead More

Environmental hearing held for dredging at Tuna Port in Kutch

January 10, 2018
Environmental hearing held for dredging at Tuna Port in Kutch

Bhuj: Public hearing for environment was held at Tuna for discussion on dredging at Tuna port pertaining to deepen the draft at jetty from existing 15 meter to 18 meter. If draft is deepened to 18 meter, two lakh capacity ships will be able to arrive at this port. At present with 15 meter draft, ships only upto 1 lakh tonne weight are able to use this port. Villagers from Tuna and surrounding villages discussed environmental impact, employment and other issues during the hearing which wa...Read More

CBI arrests absconding Deputy Commissioner of Customs of Mundra in bribery case

September 27, 2017
CBI arrests absconding Deputy Commissioner of Customs of Mundra in bribery case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has today arrested an absconding Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Mundra Port in an on-going investigation of a case relating to alleged bribery of Rs. 20 lakh. The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Special Court for CBI Cases, Ahmedabad. CBI had registered a case against Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Mundra and a private person on 18.09.2017 for demanding a bribe of Rs. 30 lakh from the complainant, who was working ...Read More

27 kg smuggled gold hidden in scrap container imported from Dubai by Ahmedabad based firm seized in Gujarat

July 20, 2017
27 kg smuggled gold hidden in scrap container imported from Dubai by Ahmedabad based firm seized in Gujarat

Bhuj: The smuggled gold from Dubai under the garb of heavy melting scrap though Mundra port in Kutch district of Gujarat seized by customs sleuths is in fact 27 kg by weight and the container carrying it was imported by an Ahmedbad based firm. Sharing the official information about it a custom official associated with the raid, today said that the cargo imported through entry bill no 245808 dated July 14, was declared as heavy metal steel or scrap (HMS). 'It was imported by M/S...Read More

Over 20 kg smuggled gold reportedly seized from scrap container in Gujarat

July 19, 2017
Over 20 kg smuggled gold reportedly seized from scrap container in Gujarat

Bhuj: The intelligence and customs sleuth have reportedly seized over 20 kg gold from a container brought from Dubai and kept in a container freight station (CFS) in port city of Mundra in Kutch district of Gujarat. The incident, not yet officially confirmed, would be second major seizure of smuggled gold at Mundra in around two months. Earlier in May this year 52 kg gold worth approximately Rs 15 crores was caught by sleuths of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Gandhidham. It...Read More

DRI seizes 52 kg gold smuggled from Dubai via Mundra port

May 21, 2017
DRI seizes 52 kg  gold smuggled from Dubai via Mundra port

New Delhi/Gandhidham: In the second such case in the recent past, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) unit at Gandhidham has seized 52 kgs of gold, worth around Rs 15 crore, smuggled into the country from Dubai using the sea route via Mundra Port. According to a statement issued by DRI, gold was concealed in the metallic frame used as packing material for the poultry egg incubator, which was shipped from Dubai. This catch is a sequel to the seizure of 44 kgs of gold made by the Delhi zo...Read More

Mundra APMC starts exporting pomegranate containers to Gulf countries

May 06, 2017
Mundra APMC starts exporting pomegranate containers to Gulf countries

Bhuj: A container full of pomegranate was exported from Kutch to Dubai using a 20 tonne capacity storage facility at Mundra. Religious customs were performed while flagging off the first consignment of pomegranate from Mundra APMC where 20 tonne storage facility has been set up for storage of agriculture produce. The plan is to collect the stock of pomegranate from Nakhatrana, Mandvi and other talukas of Kutch district at Mundra APMC yard and pack them in attractive boxes to export to Du...Read More

Adani Port register 26% increase in net profit in Q 3

February 14, 2017
Adani Port register 26% increase in net profit in Q 3

Ahmedabad: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer and the logistics arm of Adani Group has registered a consolidated net profit of Rs 848 crores in the third quarter of the current fiscal which is 26% higher than that of the corresponding period of the last year. According to the Q 3 consolidated financial performance of the company declared today its consolidated operating Income also registered a growth of 32 % from Rs.1696 c...Read More

Cigarettes worth over 1 crore smuggled from Dubai concealed under baby foot-wears seized at Mundra port

February 03, 2017
Cigarettes worth over 1 crore smuggled from Dubai concealed under baby foot-wears seized at Mundra port

Bhuj: The DRI team of Gandhidham has seized 13.82 lakh foreign Cigarettes hidden under baby foot-wears from a container brought from Dubai at the Mundra port in Kutch district. An official of the Regional Unit on DRI said that the seized cigarettes were kept in 96 master cartons and were of contraband Indonesian brand Gudan Gram. It was concealed behind baby foot-wears kept in the 20 foot sized container. The estimated price of the seized cigarettes is over Rs 1 crore. ...Read More

Reports about cancellation of Rs 200 crore fine on APSEZ incorrect: Govt

July 03, 2016
Reports about cancellation of Rs 200 crore fine on APSEZ incorrect: Govt

New Delhi: Amid news reports that Adani Port and SEZ Ltd (APSEZ) was spared a hefty fine of Rs 200 crore for environmental damage during construction of Mundra port, the Environment Ministry today said the claims are "incorrect" and it had imposed "more serious" responsibility on the firm without any cost limit. According to reports, the erstwhile UPA government had in 2013 imposed a fine of Rs 200 crore on the company for environmental damage caused during construction of its port in Mundra ...Read More

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