The Association of Multimodal Transport Operators of India (AMTOI) convened its Managing Committee members in Kolkata, reaffirming its commitment to bolstering trade and logistics in Eastern India. The meeting was accompanied by a seminar titled “Eastern India Present and Future – Role of Kolkata Port.”
Rathendra Raman IRTS, Chairperson of Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (Kolkata Port), graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. He shared that the port anticipates a substantial 26 percent capacity increase in the next seven to eight years, courtesy of ongoing and forthcoming projects. The port’s total capacity is projected to reach approximately 110 million tonnes by 2030. The event’s Guest of Honour, Suji Basu Mazumdar, underscored the resolution of issues faced by multimodal transport operators and supply chain enhancement. Special Guest Eshor Raj Poudel, Counsel General of Nepal, highlighted Nepal’s intent to double fertiliser imports, mainly through Kolkata and Haldia ports.