7-8 hectares of Mumbai Port land allocated to redevelopment: MbPT chairman

Mumbai: “The Mumbai Port is shifting towards development of sea tourism and sea water transportation,” said Sanjay Bhatia, chairman Mumbai Port Trust“The Mumbai Port is shifting towards development of sea tourism and sea water transportation,” said Sanjay Bhatia, chairman Mumbai Port Trust at the CII and in association with CBRE as knowledge partner organised 8th Regional Conference on CII Infrastructure Project Management themed “Maximising Real Estate – Getting Future Ready” in Mumbai.

The objective to lead industry deliberations to combat challenges facing the real estate sector in India. The Infrastructure Project Management Conference focused on discussing key aspects on how to maximise construction practices to include a data driven and value-based strategy, empowered cross-functional work teams, deployment of technology, among others.

It also underlined the approach to maintain India’s position as the top investment destination. “Mumbai port has reduced the load capacity to 60 million tons of cargo per day and is promoting sea tourism through Cruise development.

Last year, 48 ships (international cruises) arrived at the Mumbai Port, this year 150 cruises are coming in and in the next year, around 300 cruises are lined up. In addition to these Domestic cruises have also started all over the country with the first Mumbai Goa Domestic cruise operational in full capacity,” said Bhatia.

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