Mangaluru, Feb 27, 2021: Shri C. P. Yogeeshwara, Honorable Minister for Tourism, as well as for Ecology & Environment, visited New Mangalore Port on Feb 26, 2021. He visited the port area to see various environment friendly measures adopted by NMPT to control pollution. He was also informed about the dedicated Cruise Lounge and facilities available at the port for international cruise vessels and services provided by NMPT to the 20,000+ cruise passengers who visit the port every year during Cruise season.
Following the port visit, the Hon’ble Minister met the Chairman, NMPT and discussed about green initiatives undertaken by the port, and about development of cruise and tourism infrastructure in future. The discussion was followed by signing of 3 MoUs between NMPT and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd, MK Agro tech Pvt. Ltd and Aegis Logistics Ltd, respectively, in the presence of the Hon’ble Minister.
The details of the projects are- such as:- signing of MOU with Aegis logistics for construction of storage tanks for POL & Chemicals of value 130 crores, & signing MOU with MK Agro Pvt. Ltd. for constructions of tank farms for Chemical storage of value 25 crores & signing of MOU with HPCL for providing two Marine unloading arms & pipeline at berth No. 9.
Also in this occasion other dignitaries senior officers from the port, stakeholders and State Government officials were present.