Shipping ministry proposes amendment to 110 year-old Indian Ports Act

The proposed bill seeks to amend The Indian Ports Act, 1908 with the intent of empowering and establishing State Maritime Boards. The changes are targeted towards effective administration, control and management of non-major ports in India. These boards will also provide for adjudicatory mechanisms for redressal of port related disputes.

Shipping ministry proposes amendment to 110 year-old Indian Ports Act
The proposed bill seeks to amend The Indian Ports Act, 1908 with the intent of empowering and establishing State Maritime Boards. The changes are targeted towards effective administration, control and management of non-major ports in India. These boards will also provide for adjudicatory mechanisms for redressal of port related disputes.