Articles tagged under: Mundra Port
June 23, 2018
A team of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from Gandhidham has reportedly seized more than 20 tonnes of red sandalwood worth around Rs 5 crore in domestic and 10 crore in international market from Mundra port in Kutch district of Gujarat.
A DRI official said that the seized sandalwood was being smuggled to Dubai and Vietnam in two containers hidden under and in the garb of wash basins.
'The containers were seized today on the basis of intelligence input from Mumbai DR...Read More
February 14, 2018
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.
January 10, 2018
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
September 27, 2017
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
July 20, 2017
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
July 19, 2017
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
May 21, 2017
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
May 06, 2017
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
February 14, 2017
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
February 03, 2017
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.
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