Minister of ports, shipping & waterways Sarbananda Sonowal visits New Mangalore Port Trust

Friday, September 24th, 2021

Mangaluru : Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Minister of AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal, visited New Mangalore Port Trust on 24th September 2021. He was accompanied by Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP Dakshina Kannada. The dynamic Minister reviewed the performance of the Port and was briefed by Dr. A.V. Ramana, Chairman, NMPT on the Infrastructure Projects […]

One more feather in the success path of New Mangalore Port Trust

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

Mangaluru :   For the first time, NMPT has witnessed the arrival of M.V. Minion Grace on 29-8-2021 to load 22825 MT of Steel Cargo (HR/CR Coils, Slabs, Billets, TMT etc.) of M/s JSW to different Ports such as Damietta in Egypt and Marghera in Italy & Sagunto in Spain. The vessel is berthed at B.No.3 […]

COVID-19 : Foreign cruise denied permission to berth at New Mangalore Port Trust

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Mangaluru : Close on the heels of centre’s decision not to allow cruise vessels from foreign countries, a foreign cruise vessel MSC Lirica has been denied permission to berth at New Mangalore Port on Sunday by New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT). Sources in NMPT said the decision to deny permission to berth at the port […]

M T Krishna Babu appointed as chairman of New Mangalore Port Trust

Monday, July 2nd, 2018
M T Krishna Babu

Mangaluru : M T Krishna Babu, a 1993-batch IAS officer, appointed as chairman of New Mangalore Port Trust, assumed charge on Sunday. Krishna Babu, currently the chairman of Visakhapatnam Port is expected to join his new assignment here shortly. At Vishakapatnam, he has been instrumental in guiding the port on the path of excellence in […]

Five years after the air crash, Mangaluru airport yet to see expansion

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
Air Crash

Mangaluru : Five years after the country’s third biggest air crash, in which 158 people were charred to death, the Mangaluru International Airport, which handles 23 arrivals and departures every day, is yet to see the promised expansion. While the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has given concurrence for the expansion, which includes increasing runway […]

Citizen must take responsibility to prepare Vermicompost to protect environment: Harish Joshy

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Mangalore : Retired professor of St Aloysius College and the designer of vermicompost bin, S Harish Joshy conducted a workshop and demonstration on vermicompost organized by Nirmithi Kendra at Zilla Panchayat hall on September 18. Speaking on the occasion he said that, community based garbage management system needs to be introduced involving civic workers. The […]

National flag seen hoisted upside down in front of NMPT at Panambur

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Mangalore : Many who passed through the New Mangalore Port Trust on Sunday were shocked to see the National Flag hoisted upside down, in an apparent folly that had gone unnoticed. The flag had been  hoisted on Saturday  by the CRPF officials. But none had noticed the blunder until Sunday afternoon when it was spotted. […]

NMPT digs a pond to celebrate World Environment Day

Monday, June 6th, 2011
nmpt Radio mirchi clean drive

Mangalore: The New Mangalore Port Trust has dug a pond near the railway yard at Panambur to mark World Environment Day-2011, on a marshland to harvest rainwater. In a week the heavy rains in city have obliged the Trust, by pouring water in to the pond, spread over 4 acres of land, according to Civil […]