Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the country’s largest all-weather deep water port, on the east-coast of India has announced that it has obtained permission from the Centre for import of scrap.
The service will be facilitated with the installation of advanced Rapiscan system set up at the port enabling customs to inspect the scrap cargo without having to conduct an open examination, a company statement said here on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, KPCL CEO and Director Anil Yendluri said “It’s an excellent service offering convenience and benefiting customers, customs and the port alike in terms of time, cost and efficiencies. It has been our priority to embrace the best practices and the right technologies offering the advantages of increased productivity.
With improved TATs and enhanced efficiency, the service offers immense value and huge savings across the supply chain whilst providing a fool proof security system.”
Metal industries located in and around Andhra Pradesh, Telengana Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Maharashtra who are presently using port facilities farther away from their factories, and incurring higher transportation cost can avail immense value with the service, the statement added.