Calcutta Port Trust
Places  /  Published 03.02.23

Howrah Bridge: Calcutta’s Grand Old Lady turns 80 today!

Often called the ‘Gateway of Kolkata’, the bridge, which was a monumental achievement of its time, is still a wonder ...
By Somen Sengupta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.22

Didi to meet Modi on Ganga

Modi is the president of council, the Bengal CM is head of one of the five-member states...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 08.10.22

Bengal ports handle record cargo

Railway connectivity plays an important role in handling of coking and non-coking coal...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.09.22

Adani signs Haldia contract

APSEZ had also emerged as the H1 bidder for the Bengal government port project at Tajpur in March...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.07.22

Govt mulls underwater tunnel to port

The government is still discussing the matter internally and if the project seems feasible it will approach the Calcutta Port Trust, Hakim said...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 18.10.21

Calcutta port benefits from high seas option

Data collected by govt agencies show that these ports handled 347 MT of traffic in April-Sep 2021 compared with 348.2 MT recorded during the same period of 2019...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas: Tide too high but effect limited

According to port officials, large parts of Calcutta were spared inundation as there was no heavy rain...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.21

Port trust gears up for storm aftermath

Pay loaders have been hired to remove debris and all jetties have been closed as a precautionary step...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.04.21

Calcutta Port Trust posts 26% surplus hike

The port managed to log in a 7.3% rise in revenue, backed by higher port charges, land revenue and new cargo and cost control measures...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 26.02.21

HPL mulls 50% capacity hike

The company is embarking on a project which will enable it to produce 345,000 tonnes per annum of additional polymer...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


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