Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) Secretary Sanjeev Ranjan visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust on Sunday. He was accorded a warm welcome on his arrival by VPT Chairman K Rama Mohana Rao. The Secretary inspected several operational areas of the port.
Rama Mohana Rao briefed him about the infrastructure facilities available, capacities in the handling of cargo, modernization and mechanization, covered storage facilities, solar power, sewage treatment plant for internal and industrial purpose, investment potential in exploring imports and export improvements at Visakhapatnam Port.
Later, the Secretary held review meetings with officials of Visakhapatnam Port Trust, Dredging Corporation of India, Indian Maritime University, Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Ship Building and Light house and suggested to explore long term plans by listing out the way forward by mechanizing and modernization of the infrastructure for sustainability in the coming future.