Sagarmala aims at over 3,300 mtpa of port capacity by 2025

The Sagarmala programme aims at enhancing the country’s port capacity to over 3,300 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) by 2025.

As per a Ministry of Shipping communication, this envisages 2,219 mtpa of capacity at the Major Ports and 1,132 mtpa at the non-major ports by 2024-25.

This is part of Sagarmala’s special attention towards capacity enhancement and utilisation of the ports to cater to the projected traffic, the communiqué stressed.