Es­sar Ports to ex­pand Hazira fa­cil­ity

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Es­sar Ports has de­cided to in­vest

$70 mil­lion for the ex­pan­sion of its Hazira fa­cil­ity by Septem­ber 2020.

The in­vest­ment will in­clude $20 mil­lion for the re­main­ing works un­der the $450-mil­lion first phase of ex­pan­sion, and the bal­ance $50 mil­lion for the sec­ond phase that seeks to cre­ate an­cil­lary fa­cil­i­ties, said Es­sar Ports MD and CEO Ra­jiv Agar­wal. The first phase will fo­cus on build­ing the jetty which will be fin­ished by March 2019, while the sec­ond phase will fo­cus on erect­ing ship un­load­ers, con­veyor belt, etc., he said. It will take 18 months af­ter the end of phase-i to com­plete phase-ii.

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