Indian Ports handled a total volume of 86million tons of cargo as against
the volume of 111million tones achieved during the same period last year registering
a decline of 22 per cent year on year.
The Coal cargo volume has declined by 26 per cent year on year to 24
million tons while the POL volume declined by 11 per cent year on year to 29
million tons. The container volume declined steeply by 34 per cent year on year
to 13 million tons (vs 20 million tons in April 19), according to a rating
The total volume handled by the ports in the West Coast declined by 27
percent year on year to 50 million tons while volume in East Coast was
relatively better with a decline of 15 per cent year on year to 36 million
The Non-Major volume declined by 24 per cent year on year to 39 million
tons (vs 51 million tons in April 19).
Volume handled by Gujarat and Maharashtra declined by 28 per cent/52 per
cent to 25 million tons/2 million tons respectively.
Odisha state port volume grew by 16 per centyear on year to 2.3 million
Cargo-wise breakup*: Container and Coal volume decline by 34 percent/25 per
cent year on year to 5 million tons/12 million tons respectively. However, the
POL volume declined by a mere 6 per cent year on year to 12.3 million tons.