Sailing on a new course
According to the Indian Ports Association, the twelve major ports in India combined, handled about 519 million tonnes of cargo from 2007–08. The amount has increased by 12% since the last year. India’s container cargo alone is estimated to reach 21 million TEUs by 2016. In 2007, the shipping tonnage exceeded 9 million gross tonnes. In 2007, the shipping tonnage exceeded 9 million gross tonnes.