Dr. Sanjeev Ranjan, Secretary, of Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways delivered a speech on Maritime India Vision 2030.
While addressing the gathering at 19th Commodore Garg Memorial Lecture (CGML22) at IIT Delhi, he highlighted how MoPSW is gearing up to achieve Maritime Indian Vision 2030.
He said, “India maritime vision 2030, which was launched in March 2021 by the honorable PM. Now, the Indian Shipping sector as a whole is a sector where everyone’s involvement is a must, only then can it succeed. “
As of 2020 JNPT ranked 33 and Mundra Port ranked 37 in the top 40 container ports.
12 Major Ports handle 54% of total Indian cargo. In the last 5 years, 663 million Metric Tonne Per Annum capacity has been added in major ports. Traffic at ports (major and non-major) increased to 1248 Metric Tonnes Per Annum in FY 2020-21.
Top 5 in trained manpower- 17% growth in 3 years. India is globally 2nd in ship recycling and 21 in ship building with rapid capability expansion. Size of Ship repair industry in India- INR 3.5k-4k Crore.
In the last 5 years, Modal share of cargo has witnessed a growth of 0.5% to 2%, cargo volume has an annual growth of 19% and 5,000+ km of NW is under development. Traffic at inland waterways increased to 109 MTPA in FY 2021-22