member delegation from the DOHWA Engineering Company, Ltd., Republic of Korea,
led by Shri Lee Hyuk Gil visited the Mormugao Port Trust and had deliberations
with the senior management on 9th August 2018.
Jaymin Shah, the local representative of DOHWA Engineering Company, Ltd.,
Korea, was also present at the deliberations.
delegation is visiting a few Indian Ports to acquaint themselves with the
facilities and infrastructure available for the shipping industry in the Indian
port sector with a desire to forge a working relationship with the Indian Ports
with the Korean counterparts and work for the development of the infrastructure
to meet world standards.
delegation was received by Shri G.P. Rai, Dy. Chairman MPT and held wide ranging
discussions with them in the Board Room. The senior executives of
the Port were present at the deliberations. Shri Vipin R. Menoth, Traffic
Manager MPT, gave a presentation highlighting the facilities and infrastructure
available at the Mormugao port to meet the demands of the shipping
Jeyakumar IRTS, Chairman MPT appraised the visiting delegation of the future
developmental plans of the port which included the construction of two modern
cargo berths at the Vasco bay and a modern Cruise ship terminal. He also
highlighted the immediate concern of the port in containing environmental
The delegation was also updated on the issue
of the prospects of starting a new Ship repair facility in Mormugao port in the
near future consequent to the expiry of the lease of the
WISL. Further, the Chairman invited the delegation to explore the
opportunities available for setting up of a Ship building facility at the
Tuticorin Port in collaboration with Korean enterprise on the East Coast of
senior port executives addressed all the queries raised by the visiting
delegation. The delegation showed keen interest in exchanging the knowledge of
technological advancement in the Marine sector with special focus on
eco-friendly operations. The delegation visited the cargo berths and other
operational areas in the port and acquainted themselves with the shipping
operations carried out in the port. The delegation expressed its
satisfaction with the Port management on its visit.