The following initiatives have been taken under the Sagarmala Program to increase volume of transshipment from India:
Relaxation of cabotage for laden transshipment containers and coastal empty containers
- Engagement with Customs for streamlining process at all ports
- Announcement of discounts to coastal feeder vessels by various ports
- Incorporation of ‘ease of doing business’ practices in standard transshipment processes
- Workshop on Transshipment conducted by Ministry of Shipping in Mumbai with all important stakeholders i.e. shipping lines, ports, customs, terminal operators, and INSA.