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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 5.05 GMT

Tuticorin-Colombo ferry service end-Feb


Ferry service between Tuticorin and Colombo is expected to commence by end-February, said G. K. Vasan, Indian Union Minister of Shipping.

Initially, it would be operational thrice a week. Later, the frequency would be increased, The Hindu reported.

“Since Tuticorin remains the gateway of southern Tamil Nadu, there is a huge potential for business in export and import with the logistic support of Tuticorin Port Trust. Following the commencement of ferry services between the two countries, people will witness developments in tourism and trade,” he said.

Tuticorin Port would emerge as the best among all ports complying with standards on a par with international ports, the paper said.







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