Port operators eye big business from Ro-ro
Gujarat Pipavav Port plans to triple its annual handling of automotive cargo to 300,000 cars by 2020, Keld Pedersen, the Managing Director of the port revealed. Mumbai Port Trust handled the biggest chunk of exported cars in the fiscal year ended March 2017. At more than 2 lakh units, the volume was 20 per cent more than the previous year. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is looking at setting up a Roro facility for vehicles at a satellite port it is planning to build at Wadhwan with an investment of `10,000 crore, its deputy chairman said.