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    Ministry urges major ports to develop two berths for coastal cargo

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    Coastal cargoThe shipping ​m​inistry has asked all 12 ​m​ajor ​p​orts to develop two berths each exclusively to handle ​c​oastal cargo in a move to boost ​c​oastal ​s​hipping as an alternate to road and rail transport. Each such berth would need an investment of about Rs 250 crore. The ​s​hipping ​m​inistry recently issued a circular asking the major ports to submit the proposal of building at least one berth by this year end.

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