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       VOL. XLIV No. 118T                TUTICORIN : Monday, June 20, 2022            Annual Subscription: ` 750/-
       South East CEO Conclave & Cargo & Logistics Awards
             2022 has a distinguished line-up of participants

           Exim News Service                               from the entire gamut of the maritime, cargo, logistics and ex-
               Chennai, June 19                            im trade, including a large number of shipper registrations.
          eading    lights  asso-                             The event will thus be an occasion to listen to key players
      Lciated with  the mar-                               from across the spectrum of    Continued on page 6
       itime,  cargo  and  logis-
       tics  trade  have  confirmed                         VOC Port should be developed as an
       their  participation in  Exim  India  Shipping Times’
       South East  CEO Conclave (SECC) 2022, the 13th         international transhipment hub to
       edition, concurrent  with the  South East – Cargo  &    make Indian exporters competitive
       Logistics Awards 2022, scheduled on June 24, 2022 at
       the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai.                        Exim News Service      implementation at a cost of
         Some of the  eminent  attendees  are  listed  in  the    TuTiCorin, June 19  rs13,775 crore during 2013-
       accompanying box on page 6.                            The  Association for   2014, followed by the an-
         They will all be part of an interactive deliberation on the   Tuticorin Hub Port  De-  nouncement  in  the Central
       various facets of the event theme at the CEO Conclave. This   velopment  has  urged  the   Budget, the association said
       premier gathering of the maritime, cargo and logistics fra-  government of india to con-  in a release.
       ternity in the region has a very significant theme for 2022,   sider  the development of   The advantages  of VoC
       in keeping with the increased focus on environmentally and   VoC Port as an internation-  Port at Tuticorin over the
       commercially viable growth and net zero emission targets -    al transhipment hub  port   other ports in serving the in-
       A New Era in Cargo & Logistics – Sustainability & the   at the earliest by providing   ternational trade as a deep
       Road Ahead.                                         the necessary budgetary   draft port for the handling of
         The awards gala to follow will acknowledge companies   support as may be required   indian ex-im cargo is that it
       as well as individuals who were a step ahead of the rest in   by the port authority. Con-  is an all-weather sheltered
       strategy, operations and outlook in the last fiscal.  sidering the need for the   port, not affected by natural
         SeCC 2022 is also seeing tremendous delegate interest   development of  VoC Port   calamities, works 24x7  and
                                                           as a Transhipment hub, the   365  days, unlike the other
                                                           Port  authority, with prior   ports which  are affected by
                                                           approval  of the Ministry  of   the monsoon. The abundant
                                                           Shipping, had mooted  the   availability  of land with
                                                           proposal of  development   VoC  Port,  and  the  skilled
                                                           of  outer  harbour-Phase  i   workforce  and  efficient  car-
                                                                                     go handling systems are the
                                                                Appointment - 7      other advantages.
                                                                                        it has direct access  to
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