Several important steps have beentaken to Increase Tonnage Capacity of Shipping Industry: Shri Mansukh Mandaviya

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Several important steps have beentaken to Increase Tonnage Capacity of Shipping Industry: Shri Mansukh Mandaviya
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 In a reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today the Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviyainformed that the tonnage capacity in the country is as per details given below:

 

                                                            (In million tonnes)

Period

Number of vessels

GT

DWT

As on 31.03.2017

1316

11,562

17,278

As on 31.03.2018

1,384

12,582

19,082

As on 31.03.2019

1,407

12,789

19,387

 

The minister informed that in order to increase tonnage capacity of Indian shipping industry, Government has taken a number of steps. These include:-