Port will have a new Traffic Manager shortly. Mr Kirupanandaswamy who was a
Deputy Traffic Manager of the Port a few years ago will be the new Traffic
Manager. But his takeover of the in Chennai Port will be delayed as the
Shipping Ministry has decided that he will be relieved from Kandla port only
after a successor is found.
As per the
Ministry of Shipping’s Office Order No. 17/2020, dated October 6, 2020, the
following key personnel changes have been made at Kandla Port Trust (DPT) with
The posting of a new Traffic Manager in
Chennai is part of the reshuffle of officers
of a new Traffic Manager in Chennai is part of the reshuffle of officers the
shipping ministry has undertaken at Kandla port in Gujarat from where the Shipping Minister hails .
Kirupanandasamy, Traffic Manager of Kandla port, has been transferred to
Chennai Port Trust. This is a conditional transfer as Mr Kirupanandasamy is to
be relieved only after a new incumbent takes charge as Traffic Manager at
port has been functioning without a Traffic Manager for the last few months as
the incumbent Mr Mukesh Balani had quit the post and had gone on voluntary retirement.
The reshuffle of officers at Kandla port
Mr D. N. Sondhi, FA & CAO, has been
transferred to Paradip Port Trust. He will be replaced by Cochin Port Trust’s
Mr B. Bhagyanath.
Tekumulla Srinivas, Deputy Conservator, has been transferred to Visakhapatnam
Port Trust. He will be replaced by Visakhapatnam Port Trust’s Mr Pradip
Mr T. Venugopal, Secretary, has been transferred
to Visakhapatnam Port Trust. He will be replaced by Visakhapatnam Port Trust’s
Mr C. Harichandran.