India Ports Global
Ltd, the state-owned entity tasked with developing and running the
strategically important and India-funded Chabahar port in Iran, has been
without a full-time managing director five months, after the previous incumbent
demitted office on September 18.
Interview for the post yet to be held; the list of applicants
received four applications for the post when it was advertised a few months
ago. The interview for the post, however, is yet to be held, a government
source briefed on the matter, said.
applicants for the post is Alok Mishra, Head, Operations, Gateway Terminals
India Private Limited (GTI), the facility run by A P M Terminals Management B
V, a unit of Danish shipping group A P Moller-Maersk Group A/S, at Jawaharlal
Nehru Port Trust near Mumbai.
Chief Operating Officer, Ameya Logistics (majority owned by Singapore’s PSA
International); Sanjay Mhatre, Vice President, Purchase, Hamilton Housewares
and Lt Col Biju Warrier, have also applied for the post.
operations, Chabahar has handled over 15 lakh tonnes of cargo which includes
bulk, container, livestock and general cargo, using the ship’s crane.
Two MHCs supplied by India; four more over the next few months
In January, India
supplied two mobile harbour cranes (MHC) of 140 tonne capacity each
manufactured by Italy’s Italgru S.r.l to Chabahar port, which are currently
Four more MHCs of
100 tonne capacity each will be supplied over the next few months.
The six MHCs are worth over