A record quentity of 60415MTS BAUXITE ORE in bulk on 20-02-2024


20-02-2024

A record quantity of 57,335 Mts [ As per Master’s Draught Survey ] BAUXITE ORE in bulk of M/S VEDANTA LIMITED was discharged from m.v MILOS WARRIOR at V.G.C.B on 19th February-2024, duly surpassing her previously discharged record quantity of 44,784 Mts [As per Master’s Draught Survey ] of M/S VEDANTA LIMITED from m.v TRANSWORLD NAVIGATOR at V.G.C.B on 09th July-2023.


19-02-2024

VPA Overwhelmed to accounce that Visakhaptnam Port Authority stood First among all the Major Ports in the Country in the SwachtaPakhwada 2023 Ranking awrded by Shipmin_india and Categorically 3rd among all the Organisations functioning under MoPS&W. VPA.


01-02-2024

A Record quantity of 290 Coils - 7728 M.Tonnes of STEEL HR COILS with gang hook output 1288 MT of M/s. Jindal Steel & Power ltd was loaded into m.v. Indian Ocean at EQ-3 on 31-01-2024.


31-01-2024

A record quantity of 237 Blocks – 7,094 M.Tonnes with a gang hook output of 887 M.Tonnes of GRANITE BLOCKS were loaded into m.v ISE


29-01-2024

75th REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS IN VISAKHAPATNAM PORT AUTHORITY VPA plans 80+ Million tonnes in 2023-24 and 100 Million tonnes by 2027.


26-01-2024

Visakhapatnam Port Authority handled a record quantity of 10,125 mts., (as per the vessel Master’s Draught Survey Figure) with a gang hook output of 844 mts., of CALCINED ALUMINA in bulk, M/S UTKAL ALUMINA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED was loaded into m.v EVEREST K


25-01-2024

A record quantity of 10,125 Mts [As per Draught Survey ] with a gang hook output of 844 Mts of CALCINED ALUMINA in bulk , M/S UTKAL ALUMINA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED was loaded into m.v EVEREST K at EQ-4 on 23rd Jan -24


24-01-2024

Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairperson, Visakhaptnam Port Authority Flaged-Off two CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) Buses and two Heavy Duty Truck Mounted Road Sweeping Machine on 05.01.2024.


05-01-2024

A record quantity of 5,088 Mts of AMMONIUM NITRATE BAGS was discharged from m.v BC LARA at East Quay - 3 on 4th January – 2024 by surpassing the previously discharged record quantity of 4,975 Mts from m.v BC LARA at East Quay- 6 on 13th August – 2023.


05-01-2024

VPA targets record cargo handling


03-01-2024

A major fire accident occurred on 19th November 2023 at Fishing Harbour where 29/30 fishing boats were fully burnt/damaged/ gutted, and around 18 fishing boats were partially damaged, the wrecks of the fishing boats got inundated in the waters of Bay of Bengal.


28-12-2023

A record quantity of 8,055 M.Tonnes [As per the vessel Master’s Draught Survey Figure] with a gang hook output of 672 MT CALCINED ALUMINA ON 22nd December – 2023
A record quantity of 8,055 M.Tonnes [As per the vessel Master’s Draught Survey Figure] with a gang hook output of 672 MT CALCINED ALUMINA in bulk of M/S UTKAL ALUMINA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED was loaded into m.v FAITH at East Quay- 6 on 22nd December – 2023 by surpassing the previously loaded record quantity of 7,656 M.Tonnes [As per the vessel Master’s Draught Survey Figure] with a gang hook output of 638 MT CALCINED ALUMINA in bulk of M/S PIONEER ALUMINIUM INDUSTRIES LIMITED of m.v MAYA at East Quay- 3 on 16th December – 2023


23-12-2023

REMEMBERANCE OF DR. B.R. AMBEDKAR DEATH ANNIVERSARY AT VPA ON 06-12-2023
Visakhapatnam Port Authority rremembers today Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution on his Death Anniversary by garlanding his Statue at Visakhapatnam Port.


06-12-2023

A record quantity of 16,123 M. Tonnes of SULPHUR in bulk was discharged from m.v ABU AL ABYAD at East Quay-7 on 28th November, 2023
A record quantity of 16,123 M. Tonnes of SULPHUR in bulk of M/S COROMANDEL INTERNATIONAL LTD, was discharged from m.v ABU AL ABYAD at East Quay-7 on 28th November, 2023 duly surpassing the previously discharged record quantity of 15,492 M. Tonnes SULPHUR in bulk of M/S SAIL from m.v STERLING SEAS at East Quay- 5 on 15th July-2007.


28-11-2023

VPA sets new record in cargo handling
Today M.V.Abu AL Abyad vessel berthed at EQ-7 berth carrying 54,999 MT of Sulphur. This is the largest Sulphur vessel handled by VPA.


26-11-2023

VPA sets new record in cargo handling


16-11-2023

Vigilance Awareness Week - 2023 Inauguration and Valedictory function on06-11-2023.


06-11-2023

closing ceremony of the Global Maritime India Summit 2023


19-10-2023

Global Maritime Summit
India's docks bag Investments Worth 2.4 trillion on day 2


19-10-2023

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates four major projects of VPA in a virtual mode


17-10-2023

A record quantity of 30,336 Mts of IRON ORE CONCENTRATE in bulk was discharged from m.v BW MATSUYAMA at East Quay – 9


11-10-2023

VPA Celebrates 90th Formation Day


07-10-2023

A record quantity of 10,035 Mts ( as per draught) of SHREDDED SCRAP in bulk of M/S India Coke and Power Pvt. Ltd, was discharged from the vsl m.v DARYA GOMTI at East Quay-6 on 5th October, 2023 duly surpassing the previously discharged record quantity of 6,811 Mts of M/S SHRI BAJRANG POWER & ISPAT LTD from m.v BRILLIANT JOURNEY at East Quay-3 on 20th November-2022. M/s BOTHRA SHIPPING SERVICES, are the Stevedores and M/s BEN LINE AGENCIES INDIA PVT LTD, are the Steamer Agents for the above vessel.


06-10-2023

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 3.0 @VPA


04-10-2023

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 3.0 @VPA


01-10-2023

MoU signed between VPA and Andhra Pradesh Greening and Beautification Corporation in Visakhapatnam in the presence of VPA Chairperson


01-10-2023

By 2030, Visakhapatnam port will reach 100% landlord port model with fullfledged mechanisation and state-of-the-art cargo evacuation system. Chairman M. Angamuthu


01-10-2023

Sri Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon’ble Minister for Ports, Shipping, Waterways and AYUSH inaugurated the Vizag International Cruise Terminal (VICT) and 3 other projects on 4th September 2023 which were taken up with an investment of Rs. 333 Crores.


04-09-2023

Cruise Industry gears up for Vizag
cruise industry


05-09-2023

Global Maritime summit - 2023 conducted by VPA


23-08-2023

Road show to be held in Visakhapatnam on August 23 as a run up to Global Maritime India Summit


23-08-2023

Dr.P.P.VAVA Hon'ble Member, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, Government of India, Visited VPA on 19-08-2023


19-08-2023

విశాఖ పోర్టులో 77వ స్వాతంత్ర దినోత్సవ వేడుకలు మంగళవారం జరిగాయి. పోర్ట్ చైర్మన్ గౌరవనీయులు డాక్టర్ ఎం అంగముత్తు గారు జాతీయ జెండాను ఎగురవేశారు
VPA celebrated the day with a host of events VPA Chairperson Dr. M. Angamuthu garu highlighted the significance of the day and progress made by the nation.


17-08-2023

GLOBAL MARITIME INDIA SUMMIT 2023 (17th – 19th October 2023) New Delhi
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Govt. of India, is organizing the 3rd Edition of Global Maritime India Summit-2023 (GIMS 2023) from 17th to 19th October, 2023 at New Delhi in association with FICCI.


17-08-2023

GLOBAL MARITIME SUMMIT - 2023


19-07-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority organized the 4th BWNC Meeting


16-07-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority created record by handling 63,256 TEUs in June-2023, VPA achieved the Milestone of highest handling Containers in a month, by surpassing the previous best handling figure 61,468 TEUs recorded in May-2023.


01-07-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to inform that A record quantity of 50,450MTs of Iron Ore (Pellets) was loaded on 25-06-2023 into the vessel M V Narmada by surpassing the previous best of 44,374 MTs loaded on 26-03-2023


26-06-2023

Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS Chairman, Viskhaptnam Port Authority called on Additional Director General S. Paramesh, PTM, TM. Coast Guard Commander, held discussions on issues of common interest pertaining to the Maritime Domain


22-06-2023

The 9th International Day of Yoga-2023 was successfully organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, represented by Visakhapatnam Port Authority and Ayush Department at Visakha Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd., (VCTPL) and also at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium on 21st June 2023.


21-06-2023

On the Directions of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji, Hon'ble Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri V. Muraleedharan ji, participated in the 9th International Yoga Day-2023 celebrations at Visakha Container Terminal organized by VPA in Association with Art of Living


21-06-2023

VPA Grandly organized International Day of Yoga-2023 event on 21-06-2023 at two locations - VPA Indoor Stadium & VCTPL . Huge participation from all departments of VPA.


21-06-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority created a New Record on 17-06-2023, by handling highest ever single day throughout since inception of the Port. Record throughput of 4,01,875 Metric Tons was handled on 17-06-2023 by handling 23 vessels. by surpassing the earlier record on 07-05-2023 with 3,78,760 mts. Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairperson appreciated the Traffic Manager & team in achieving the new record. He also advised the port employees work as team to scale new records.


17-06-2023

Visakhapatnam port leads country in marine exports


16-06-2023

Extensive Media Coverage was received in Local and National Print Media on the special Yoga Session organised b y VPA VPA On-board to Vessel staff on 15-06-2023. The unique initiative taken by VPA in promotion of Yoga have grabbed Eye Balls of Vizagities.


15-06-2023

VPA Chairperson, Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Paid a courtesy call on Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta, FOC-inC, and apprised CinC on performance of Port, Ongoing Projects and various issues of mutual interest to the Indian Navy and VPA.


14-06-2023

International Day of Yoga 2023 at Nehru Place ( Port Stadium) Akkayya palem. on 21-06-2023
In this century we realise that Yoga has united the world -PM Narendra Modi


14-06-2023

VPA organised Blood Donation Camp on 14-06-2023 at Golden Jubilee Hospital on the occasion of celebration of World Blood Donor Day as Raktadaan Amruth Mahosthav under Azadi ka Amruth Mahostav. All the employees / Officers of VPA and citizens have taken part in the mega camp. On this occasion Sri Dr. Madhaiyaan Angamuthu, IAS, Chairperson of VPA appreciated the Donors. Shri. Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS, Dy. Chairperson, VPA inaugurated the camp.


14-06-2023

VPA Chairperson, Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS extended a warm Welcome to Shri. Amitshah Garu, Honourable Union Minister for HMO India and Ministry of Cooperation at VPA Guest House and presented Memento as a mark of respect


11-06-2023

VPA Chairperson visits IMU & CEMS on 08/06/2023


09-06-2023

Dr.M.Angamuthu,Chairperson, VPA interacted with the students & faculty members and inspected all the available facilities including labs/hostels. During the visit, given some recommendations for overall improvement of the Institute, Students and the Ports.


08-06-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairperson Dr M. Angamuthu, IAS met AP Chief Minister Sri Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy Garu at Tadepalli


05-06-2023

VPA celebrated World Environment Day 2023 on 05-06-2023, Dy. Chairperson Shri. Durgesh Dubey, IRTS and C.V.O. Shri. P.S.L. Swami, IOFS have attended the program as Guests of Honour and delivered key note address on Environment Protection. The event was follow by Tree Plantation.
VPA is committed to protect Environment and save Nature. VPA have undertaken large scale Automation in the port and project like upgradation of existing Renewable energy Facilities and continuous Tree plantation programmes & Beach cleaning is being organised.


05-06-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Committed to Protect Environment and Save Nature. VPA undertaken large scale Automation in the port and projects like upgradation of existing Renewal Energy Facilities, Continuous Tree plantation program & Beach Cleaning are being taken up on regular basis.


05-06-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) received the Winner Award for outstanding achievements in Safety Excellence during the Safety Awards-2023


03-06-2023

After a long COVID break, VPA have resumed Felicitation of retired officers / Employees w.e.f. the month of May, 2023. VPA Dy. Chairperson Shri. Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS have felicitated employees of various departments in the presence of their respective HoD’s on 31-05-2023.


02-06-2023

The Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) created two new records in the month of May by handling the highest number of containers ever recorded in a month in its container terminal, surpassing the previous records.


02-06-2023

Team VCT achieved the milestone of highest Container handling ever recorded in a month. A record throughput of 61468 TEUs in May 2023 were handled. We surpassed our previous best Container handling throughput of 56578 TEUs in March 2023. During this course we also handled 49 vessels in May 2023 which is the Highest ever thereby surpassing our previous highest handling of 42 vessels in April 2023.


01-06-2023

Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS Chairperson Visakhapatnam Port Authority inspected the project , Modernization of VPA Fishing Harbour along with Traffic Manager and Chief Engineer on 26-05-2023, directed the officers to complete the works within prescribed timelines


26-05-2023

PRESS RELEASE ON VPAs LAST ONE YEAR ACHIEVEMENTS 2022-23


25-05-2023

The Visakhapatnam Port Authority handled 73.73 million tons of cargo for the fiscal 2022-23 and achieved fourth position among all the Major Ports.


23-05-2023

As a part of 2nd year Ajadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations on 23-05-2023, VPA have organised workshop to PPP and BOT operators, Trade Railway Operation Officials on Cyber Safety and Tips on Internet Safety to stay safe Online at HRDC facility in Ambedkar Bhavan,


23-05-2023

On 22.05.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority have organized Workshop on “Cyber Safety & Tips on Internet Safety to stay safe Online” to officers working in susceptible Positions dealing with SAP,POS, E-Tenders,FOIS,RFID,E-Office. Expert Faculty from reputed Universities are invited for taking the Workshop.


22-05-2023

On The Directions of MoEF&CC and AP Pollution Control Board, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Officers and Staff participated in the G20-JanBhagidari-Mega Beach Clean-up programme organised by District Administration from R.K.Beach to YMCA on 21.05.23. Overwhelming response was received for the program.


21-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairperson Dr. M.Angamuthu, IAS was appointed as Additional Director and Chairman for DREDGING CORPORATION with effect from 19.05.2023. Wide media Coverage was received in the local and national Media.


19-05-2023

Wide Print Media Coverage have been received on Visakhapatnam Port Authority being ranked 2nd in the April 2023, E-Governance Survey done by the K-Analytics Portal in implementation of E-Office among all Major Ports in the country.


19-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority was ranked 2nd in the April 2023, E-Governance Survey done by the K-Analytics Portal in implementation of E-Office among all Major Ports in the country. VPA Chairperson Dr. M.Angamuthu, IAS thanked One and all for their valuable Contribution.


18-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority have Organized Familiarisation Program to Officers and Staff of Various Departments on Employees Service Regulations at its Human Resource Development Centre facility at Ambedkar Bhavan.


17-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is Honoured to have Hon’ble Former Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Garu in VPA Guest House in connection with his visit to Visakhapatnam. VPA Dy. Chairperson Shri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS have extended warm welcome to the HVIP.


17-05-2023

On the occasion of world hyper tension day 23 on 17th May, 2023, Doctors of VPA Golden Jubilee Hospital have organized special Drive for Hyper tension Patients and had given personal Counselling to the patients on ways to reduce Hypertension.


17-05-2023

The News of VPA Chairperson, Dr. M.Angamuthu, IAS recieving 'Sagar Shrestha Samman' award from Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon'ble Union Minister, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways had received wide publicity in local and national Print media. The achievement have Cheered Vizagites.


12-05-2023

On 11.05.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority had a record number of vessels placed at working berth (76) and cast off (75) during the first 10 days of May 2023. VPA appreciates all the Officers and staff involved in achieving this record.


11-05-2023

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways conferred 'Sagar Shrestha Samman' award to Visakhapatnam Port Authority for the performance during FY- 2022-2023. VPA Chairperson, Dr. M.Angamuthu, IAS have received the award along with VPA Officials at the event organised in Delhi.


11-05-2023

On 10.05.2023, Wide Coverage was received in National and Local Newspapers on Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS assuming charge as the New Chairperson for Visakhapatnam Port Authority.


10-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority, with an objective of achieving hundred percent implementation of E-Office, have organized training program on E-Office to employees and staff of various departments at its Human Resource Development Centre on 09.05.2023.


09-05-2023

Dr. Madhaiyaan Angamuthu, is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of the Assam– Meghalaya Cadre (2002). He is appointed as Chairperson (JS level), Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Visakhapatnam, under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways up to 2027. He assumes the charge of Chairperson, VPA on 09.05.2023.


09-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority New Chairperson Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS was extended warm welcome by Dy. Chairperson,Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS at AOB on 09.05.2023.After the visit of operational area , Dr. M.Angamuthu,IAS recieved Guard of Honour from CISF and held a review meeting with all HoD's.


09-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to inform that on 07.05.2023 we have achieved recorded highest single day’s performance of 3,78,760 mts in 24 hours by surpassing the previous highest single day’s tonnage of 3,76,460 mts done on 19.05.2022.


07-05-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is proud to share that VPA had berthed the Longest Vessel ever at Visakha Container Terminal on 7th May, 2023. The Vessel M.V. Prague Express, with LOA 335.9 Mt. & Beam 42.9 Mt. and having a Capacity of 8750 was berthed in VPA.


07-05-2023

Professors and Students from Indian Maritime University have visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 02.05.2023 as a part of their academic course.


02-05-2023

Students from Kakinada polytechnic college have visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 29.04.2023 as a part of their course.


29-04-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is glad to reiterate that VPA is the only Port among all major ports to observe Swatchh Bharat on 28.04.2023. As a part of the program VPA staff have cleaned the office premises with zeal and enthusiasm.


28-04-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to announce that VPA had loaded a record quantity of 44,374 MT's of IRON ORE PELLETS on 26.04.2023 by surpassing the previous highest record of 35,100 MT's handled on 15.04.2023.


27-04-2023

On 27.04.2023, Awareness Program on Public Procurement & GeM (Government E-Market Place) has been organised to Officers & Staff of Various Departments at Human Resource Development Centre with In House experts for streamlining and Strengthening of procurement Activities in Visakhapatnam Port Authority.


27-04-2023

On 21.04.2023, Print and Electronic media had given Wide coverage on the CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) Emergency Management MockDrill Organised by Visakhapatnam Port Authority in association with NDMA India & NDRFHQ as a part of 3 day Training Program organised at HRDC.


21-04-2023

On the second day of the CBRN Emergency Management Training Program, Dr. Anit Gayen, Port Health Officer, from Ministry of Health have elaborated the Officers of Visakhapatnam Port Authority on the Biological Emergencies at Seaports and the required level of preparedness for facing the same.


19-04-2023

PRESS NOTE – 18.04.2023 Inauguration of a three-day Basic Training Programme on CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) Emergency Management for Seaport Emergency Handlers at HRDC Centre of VPA from 18.04.2023 to 20.04.2023.


18-04-2023

Wide Print and Electronic media Coverage was received on the high level CBRN Emergency Management training program being organised by Visakhapatnam Port Authority at its Human Resource Development Centre facility in association with NDMA India from 18.04.2023 to 20.04.2023.


18-04-2023

On 18.04.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority in association with NDMA India have Kick-Started the 3 day Training program on CBRN Emergency Management. VPA Chairman Sri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS have graced the Innagural session as Chief Guest along with Dy. Chairman, HoD's and Sr. Officers.


18-04-2023

As a part of National Tuberculosis eradication program, an awareness Rally was organised on the directions of Visakhapatnam Port Authority Management from Golden Jubilee Hospital on 17-04-2023. Doctors, Paramedical Staff, TB centre staff participated in the program and made the event a Success.


17-04-2023

On 17-04-2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority have loaded the Highest ever parcel of ~1,02,200 MT of Iron-ore fines. This is the highest ever parcel loaded in Visakhapatnam Port Authority Inner-Harbour.


17-04-2023

Honourable Former Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu garu was received with honour at Port Guest House on 17.04.2023 by Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman Sri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS.


17-04-2023

Dr. B.R.Ambedkar 132nd Birth Anniversary was observed Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 14.04.2023.Chairman/VPA, Shri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS, garlanded the statue and paid tributes. Dy Chairman, Chief vigilance officer, HoDs, Dy.HoD's, officers and staff have participated in the program.


14-04-2023

VPA Dy.Chairperson Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS welcomed Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Steel & Rural Development, Faggan Singh Kulaste to Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 13.04.23 in connection with his official visit to Visakhapatnam.


13-04-2023

As a part of 2nd year celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Visakhapatnam Port Authority have conducted an awareness class on Ideologies of Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar at Human Resource Development Centre. Participants from all departments attended the program on 13.04.2023.


13-04-2023

Shri T.K. Ramachandran, IAS has assumed charge as the new in charge-Chairperson for Visakhapatnam Port Authority with effect from 01.04.2023. Sri. T.K. Ramachandran is a 1991 Batch IAS Officer and is presently the Chairperson for V. O. Chaidambaranar port, Tuticorin.


11-04-2023

Shri T. K. Ramachandran, IAS, is the New Chairperson for Visakhapatnam Port Authority with effect from 01-04-2023.
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10-04-2023

On the occasion of the 75th Birthday of the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Health Day 2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority an Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, the Government of India wishes Mankind Health for All.


07-04-2023

60th National Maritime Day was observed in Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 5.4.2023 in a Grand Manner. VPA Dy. Chairperson, Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour along with CVO Sri P.S.L. Swami, IOFS, and HoD's. Employees are large and participated in the program.


05-04-2023

On 01.04.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority organized a Press Meet in connection with its record-breaking performance in the Financial Year 2022-2023. Chairman VPA has informed the press that the organization has surpassed all the earlier records and recorded the highest tonnage of 73 MMT.


01-04-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority had loaded a record quantity of ~5,511 mt Rice Bags with 459 mt hook output on 15th March, 2023, duly surpassing previous record quantity of ~4,504 mt with 450 mt hook output (on 08-03-2022).


15-03-2023

On 14.03.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Celebrated National Safety & Dock Safety Week Valedictory Function at Sambamuthy Auditorium by inviting VPA Chairperson, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS as Chief Guest, Dy. Chairperson, CVO, HoD's, Dy. HoD's, officers, and Staff.


14-03-2023

Wide Print media Coverage was received on 13.03.2023 visit of 17 Member Team of National Defence College faculty, including Course Members to Visakhapatnam Port Authority.


14-03-2023

PRESS NOTE – 10.03.2023 54th CISF Raising Day Parade


10-03-2023

Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, Chairperson, VPA has interacted with officers who got promoted into IAS Group-IV & Group-II from various State civil services and visited Visakhapatnam Port in 09.03.23 as a part of Bharat Darshan study tour.


09-03-2023

In view of NationalSafetyWeek2023 from 4th to 10th March, All Workers and staff of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have administered Safety Pledge at their respective work locations in all departments.


07-03-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to inform that business relations with RINL resumed through the Export of an Annual Half Million Metric Tons of steel from VPA. On 07.03.2023, the first vessel of RINL, MV MXD Xiamen docked at EQ4 for the export of SteeBlooms to Turkey.


07-03-2023

As a part of celebrations of International Womens Day 2023, an awareness session was organised in VPA on Women Empowerment by Domain expert Prof. Sheela Garu. Women employees from all departments participated in the awareness session on 07.03.2023.


07-03-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is privileged to welcome Sri Sarbananda Sonowal Garu, Honourable Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH, at Visakhapatnam Airport in connection with his official visit to Visakhapatnam on 04.03.2023.


04-03-2023

As a part of the Integrated Management System, today an interactive session was conducted in HRDC on "Compliance of Legal Requirements" AGM from I R Class, a subsidiary of the Indian Register of Shipping interacted with officers of various departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 02.03.2023.


02-03-2023

As a part of 2nd year celebrations of azdikaAmritMahotsav, Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized Quiz Competition among port employees and their family members on the subjects National Freedom Movement, India's rich Heritage, and Culture on 01.03.23.


01-03-2023

As a part of the 2nd year celebrations of azdikaAmritMahotsav, Visakhapatnam Port Authority conducted an Essay Writing competition and Singing competition among port employees and their family members on 27/2/2023 to 28/2/2023.


28-02-2023

On 27.02.2023, High coverage was received in print and electronic media in connection with the Visit of Sri Sudhansh Pant, IAS, Secretary, GoI, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to Visakhapatnam and his Reviews with Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Indian Maritime University, Dredging Corporation and Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding.


27-02-2023

Sri Sudhansh Pant, IAS, Secretary, GoI, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways visited Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding Visakhapatnam, along with VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, addressing the Trainees, Sri Sudhansh Pant, IAS advised them to pursue careers carefully and Directed CEO to provide placements after skilling on 26.02.2023.


26-02-2023

PRESS NOTE -Visit of Shri Sudhansh Pant, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, Govt. of India, to Visakhapatnam Port Authority, on 25.02.2023.


25-02-2023

Sri Sudhansh Pant, IAS, Secretary, GoI, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways received the Guard of Honour of VPA-CISF Unit at Visakhapatnam Port Authority in connection with his official visit to Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 25.02 2023.


25-02-2023

VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS extended a warm welcome to Sri Sudhansh Pant, IAS Secretary, GoI, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways at Visakhapatnam Airport on 24.02.2023 in connection with his official visit to Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Dredging Corporation & IMU Visakhapatnam Indian Ports Association.


24-02-2023

Smt. Sumita Dawra, Special Secretary, Logistics MoCI Visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 24-02-2023. Shri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS Chairperson VPA extended warm welcome. Discussions held reg. Rail & Road infrastructure development & container terminal undertaken through PM Gatishkti initiatives.


24-02-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Investment of Rs.20 Crores under CSR funds for Beach Nourishment as announced by VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao,IAS,on 13.02.2023 at Ramakrishna Beach have become the Talk of the town and had made the headlines on 14.02.2023.Few clippings from the wide media Coverage.


14-02-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman,Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao,IAS interacting at the event organized by DREDGING CORPORATION to sensitize the public of Visakhapatnam, Print & Electronic Media on the commitment and noble contribution of Rs 20Cr. by VPA to DCI towards Visakhapatnam Beach Nourishment.


13-02-2023

The General Traffic Port Railway system received 28 incoming trains at R&D Yard on 08.02.2023, which is the Highest ever, acceptance of Inward trains, surpassing the previous highest of 27 incoming trains received on 16.11.2009.


10-02-2023

Honorable former Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Garu is received with honor at Port Guest House on 07-02-2023 by Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairperson Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS.


07-02-2023

As a part of the 14th Tribal Youth Exchange Programme, Visakhapatnam District is hosting 10 Districts of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, and Odisha States, with an objective to provide an opportunity for exposure to the Tribal Youth and visiting different parts of the country, promoting cultural ethos, language, the lifestyle of the local people depicting socio-economic and cultural development.


02-02-2023

Record Handling of Container Volumes at VCTPL, 49530 Teus were handled in the month of Jan 2023 which is the highest ever surpassing, the previous handling of 48542 Teus in June 2022.
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31-01-2023

Honourable Governor of Andhra Pradesh Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan garu is received with honour at the Port Guest House on 31.01.2023 by Visakhapatnam Port Authority Dy. Chairperson, Sri Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS.


31-01-2023

On 27.01.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority is always Committed to maintaining a high degree of cleanliness and Hygiene on its premises. Under the continuous Swatchata program, the staff of VPA has cleaned their work areas with utmost commitment and respect toward each other.


27-01-2023

On 27.01.2023, As a part of AzadiKaAmritMahotsav, all Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority Observed the Birth Anniversary of the grate Freedom Fighter Sri. LalaLajpatRai, at respective departments. Officers and staff in large numbers participated and lauded the achievement of Lala Lajpat Rai.


27-01-2023

On 27.01.2023, Print and Electronic Media coverage on Visakhapatnam Port Authority, 74th Republic Day Celebrations organized at Nehru Sports Complex, Diamond Jubilee Stadium.


27-01-2023

On 27.01.2023, As a part of the 2nd Year of AzadiKaAmritMahotsav VPA organized an awareness session on the Achievements of the grate Freedom Fighter Shri. LalaLajpatRai, at HRDC by inviting participants from all departments.


27-01-2023

On 26.01.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority grandly organized the 74th Indian Republic Day Celebrations. Chairman VPA, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have unfurled the Nation flag in the presence of Dy. Chairman, CVO, HOD'S, Dy. HoD's, Officers, and staff conveyed wishes to the gathering.


26-01-2023

On 24.01.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Organized an awareness program in VPA Board Room on Cyber Security and its Consequences, VPA Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS,HOD's, Dy. HoD's and Senior Officers participated in the awareness program.


24-01-2023

As per Practice, employees of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have observed SwatchhBharat on 20.01.2023. As a part of the cleaning program, VPA staff have cleaned the office premises with utmost devotion towards the work.


20-01-2023

On 19.01.2023, SCI Passenger vessel MV Sindhu, on its maiden voyage, carrying 276 passengers from Andaman & Nicobar, docked at VPA Inner Harbour.


19-01-2023

Honorable former Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu garu is received with honour at Port Guest House on 18.01.2023 by Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS.


18-01-2023

On 13.01.2023, Sri Parth Vasaniya, Jt.Director (Rtd.), Defence Headquarters Training Institute, Ministry of Defence, briefing (Day-2) Officers and staff on "Reservation Directives for SC/ST/OBC/PWD" at Human Resource Development Centre, Visakhapatnam Port Authority.


13-01-2023

On 12.01.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to share with the trade that refurbished covered Warehouses of 16,000 Sq. Mtrs. with all the required infrastructure to store weather-sensitive Cargo like food grains, fertilizers, etc.


12-01-2023

As a part of the Bharat Darshan program, 25 IRS officers visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 12.01.2023. VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the IRS Officers and briefed them on the Port activities.


12-01-2023

On 12.01.2023, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized Special Training sessions with Guest Faculty Sri Parth Vasaniya, Jt.Director (Rtd), Defence Headquarters Training Institute, Ministry of Defence on Reservation Directives for SC/ST/OBC/PWD.


12-01-2023

On 11.01.2023, The Second baby cape vessel with LOA: 255.58M & Beam: 43.06 M, and with a draft of 14.25 Mtrs, carrying 1,04,500 MT of steam coal from Abbot Point - Australia, was docked Successfully at EQ1 berth of Inner Harbour.


11-01-2023

On 06.10.2023, Sri V.Muraleedharan Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, is received with honor at Port Guest House this morning by VPA Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS.


06-01-2023

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to announce on 31.12.20122. VPA Marine team Lead by Dy.Conservator, Shri T.Srinivas, has berthed the First baby Cape Vessel M.V GCL Sabarmati with L.O.A 253.50 and Beam 43 at WQ1 Berth successfully and received appreciation.


31-12-2022

On 27.12.2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have attended as the Chief Guest for SPARSH Outreach program which was a newly introduced online portal for Defence pensioners by Government of India.


27-12-2022

Vigilance Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have Organized Awareness program to employees on PIDPI (Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informers) on 23.12.2022 at Human Resource Development Centre, VPA.


23-12-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority observes Swatchh Bharat on 23.12.2022. As a part of the program VPA Employees have cleaned the office premises and surrounding areas with zeal and enthusiasm.


23-12-2022

Hon’ble former Vice President of India Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu garu arrived at VPA Guest House on 19-12-2022. VPA Chairman, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao,IAS have extended warm welcome to the HVIP.


19-12-2022

On 18.12.2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS at the inaugural event of "Skill Development program for Unemployed Youth" at Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding Centre of Excellence for Maritime & Shipbuilding.


18-12-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is glad to inform that Visakhapatnam Port Authority India is the only Port to observe Swatchh Bharat on 16.12.2022. As a part of the program VPA staff have cleaned the office premises with zeal and enthusiasm.


16-12-2022

On 15-12-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized a Training program on the subject ‘Cyber security’ at Human Resource Development Centre, by inviting subject matter experts from Reputed universities.


15-12-2022

On 13.12.2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority have Organized an awareness class at Human Resource Development Centre on the provisions of "Sexual Harassment of Women at work place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013". VPT employees from all Departments participated.


13-12-2022

On 06.12.2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS paid tributes to Bharata Ratna Dr.B R Ambedkar in connection with his 66th Death Anniversary. VPA Dy. Chairman, Chief Vigilance Officer, HODs, officers, and employees of the Port attended the event and paid homage.


06-12-2022

On 05.12.2022, Officers of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have participated in the “PPP framework for Infrastructure Development” program organized by IIM Ahmedabad from 28.11.2022 to 02.12.2022.


05-12-2022

On 04.12.2022, Chairman Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS with Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu at Navy House in connection with the visit of the Hon'ble President to Visakhapatnam for attending Navy Day 2022 organized by Easter Naval Command.


04-12-2022

Board Members of Visakhapatnam Port Authority headed by Chairperson Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have administered Integrity Pledge at VPA Board Room on 02.12.2022 as per the directions of Vigilance Commission along with HoD's and Dy. HoD's of VPA.


02-12-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with HoD's & Dy. HoD's have administered pledge in VPA Board Room on the occasion of National Constitution Day 2022 on 26.11.2022.


26-11-2022

As a part of their training program, 24 IPS Probationary officers visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 25.11.22.VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the IPS Probationers and briefed them on the Port activities.


25-11-2022

On 25-11-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized Awareness Session for employees in view of the Upcoming Constitution Day of India on 26.11.2022. Officers and Staff from Various Departments attended the program. Eminent Speakers are invited to address the gathering.


25-11-2022

On 23-11-2022, Human Resource Development Centre of Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized Training Program on Capacity Building for officers and staff of various Departments.


23-11-2022

Under the Prime Minister Flagship Program GatiShakti Visakhapatnam Port authority is Organizing Two Days Maritime Summit 2022 at VPA on the 2nd Day. i.e., 23.11.22 VPA Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with Lt. Cdr.R. Reddy, Dy. CEO, APMB, and others participated in the program.


23-11-2022

Wide Coverage is received in National and Local News Papers on the Prime Minister GatiShakti Maritime Sumit 2022 being organized by Visakhapatnam Port Authority at Administrative Office Building on 22nd & 23rd November, 2022.


23-11-2022

Under the Prime Minister Flagship Program GatiShakti Visakhapatnam Port Authority organized Inaugural event of the Two Day 'Maritime Summit 2022' at VPA on 22.11.2022 VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao,IAS along with other Dignitaries have started the program by Lightning the Lamp.


22-11-2022

On 21-11-2022, Human Resource Development Centre of Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized an Awareness class on "Arbitration and conciliation proceedings" for concerned officials of various Departments.


21-11-2022

On 17-11-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to announce that, VCTPL has achieved the highest SMPH 128.62 and BMPH of 119.54 on vessel M.V SM Neyyar that had berthed on 16th of November-22. The Terminal has surpassed the earlier record of BMPH 115.5 and SMPH 122.0.


17-11-2022

On 14-11-2022, the Views of Hon'ble Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sri Sarbananda Sonowal Garu were published by various News agencies.. AND Pressnote.


14-11-2022

Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Sri Narendra Modi ji virtually inaugurated the foundation stone in C/w 'MODERNIZATION and UPGRADATION of VISAKHAPATNAM FISHING HARBOUR' proposed to be developed at a cost of Rs.152 Cr. From Andhra University Grounds on 12.11.2022.


12-11-2022

Valedictory program of Vigilance Awareness Week 2022, is held on 07.11.2022 at Visakhapatnam Port Authority(VPA) Board Room, VPA Dy. Chairman, Sri Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS attended the event as Guest of Honour and gave away prizes to winners of various competitions.


07-11-2022

As a part of Vigilance Awareness Week 2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority India conducted an Essay writing Competition on the Theme "Corruption-free India for a developed Nation " for students of ten Colleges on 03-11-2022 at Vigilance Conference Hall VPA.


03-11-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is Celebrating Vigilance Awareness Week-2022 and in this connection, the Vigilance team of VPA India Organized ' Quiz Competition' for VPA Employees on 02-11-2022 at Vigilance Conference Hall.


02-11-2022

In connection with VAW-2022 a Street Play was performed at Sacred Hearts High School and Queen Mary High school on Theme "Corruption free India for a developed Nation" Around 2000+ (students and Teachers) witnessed the street play and took Integrity Pledge on 01-11-2022.


01-11-2022

In connection with Vigilance Awareness Week-2022, the Visakhapatnam Port Authority vigilance wing has conducted Essay Writing Competition on the theme of ‘Corruption-free India for a developed nation’ at the Vigilance conference hall on 01-11-2022.


01-11-2022

On 31-10-2022, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with all Employees of VPA heartfully wish Sri Sarbananda Sonowal Hon’ble MoPS&W and AYUSH a very Happy Birthday Visakhapatnam Port Authority believes, under the Dynamic Leadership of the Hon'ble Minister maritime sector in India will Floris to greater heights.


31-10-2022

Shri P.S. Lingeswara Swami, IOFS (2006) has taken charge as the new Chief Vigilance Officer of Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 31st October 2022. In this connection Chairman Visakhapatnam Port Authority Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the new CVO.


31-10-2022

A glimpse of work done by Visakhapatnam Port Authority in connection with the Swatchh Bharat 2.0 campaign from October 2nd, 2022 to 31st October 2022.


31-10-2022

Former Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Garu arrived at Visakhapatnam Port Authority Guest House on 30-10-2022 and VPA Chairman, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the HVIP.


30-10-2022

On the Directions of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways under Special Campaign 2.0 Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized 'Workshop on PPP Grievance Redressal' with Stakeholder organizations. VPA Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with Dy. Chairman & HOD's attended the program on 29-10-2022.


29-10-2022

On 28-10-2022, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Hon’ble Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India arrived at Visakhapatnam Port Authority Guest House in C/w her official Visit to Visakhapatnam and VPA Chairman, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS extended a warm welcome to the VVIP.


28-10-2022

An awareness program on the use of the GeM ( Government E-marketplace) platform for the Procurement of goods and Services is organized by the Business Facilitator of the GeM portal at CME’s Conference Hall on 28-10-2022.


28-10-2022

On 27-10-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS addressing the august gathering at the ‘Open House Trade Meet on Imports and Exports’ organized by FAPCCI (FEDERATION OF ANDHRA PRADESH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY) at Sagarala Auditorium, Visakhapatnam.


27-10-2022

On 26-10-2022, as a part of SwatchhBharat2.0 Campaign, Civil Engineering Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have taken up cleaning of Drains in the premises of Visakhapatnam Port Authority. The before and after images of the work performed can be observed below.


26-10-2022

On 26-10-2022, Training session was organized by Visakhapatnam Port Authority on Government of India Flagship Program Swachh Bharat to VPA Employees and staff at Port HRDC centre. VPA have arranged expert faculty from local university to interact with the employees.


26-10-2022

Under Swachh Bharat 2.0 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority, India have taken up disposal of unserviceable furniture and Information Technology Hardware laying in the Department on 25-10-2022 and the E-waste in hand over to the Information Technology Department for safe disposal.


25-10-2022

ROZGAR MELA HELD AT PORT KALAVANI AUDITORIUM, VISAKHAPATNAM ON 22-10-2022


22-10-2022

Under Swachh Bharat 2.0 Campaign, the General Administration Department of VPA has taken up cleaning activity in the premises of the Administrative Office Building Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 21.10.2022. Male & Female employees joined hand in hand to make the premises clean. And the Drawing office & Library of the Civil Engineering Department wherein all the Files relating to Engineering works are stored are dusted and realigned in a proper way so as to improve Data Access and enhance Working Conditions.


21-10-2022

As a part of Swachh Bharat 2.0 Finance Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority India taken up disposal of unserviceable Information Technology Hardware lying in the Department on 20.10.22 and the E-waste in hand covered to IT Department for Safe Disposal.


20-10-2022

On 20-10-2022, Sri Jatindra Nath Swain, IAS Secretary FisheriesGoI Visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority Fishing Harbour and inspected facilities provided to Fishermen. A meeting is held on proposed Modernisation of Fishing Harbour & issues of Fisherman, necessary directions are issued to concerned Officers.


20-10-2022

On 20-10-2022, Under AP Darshan Program,9 IAS officials were posted as Assistant Collectors/Under Training in Various Districts of A. P Visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority India to understand port activities. The team interacted with Chairman Shri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, Dy. Chairman Durgesh Dubey, IRTS & HoD’s.


20-10-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Observed Swachh Bharat campaign 2.0 on 19-10-2022 at the coal debris on the Berths&disposed of it in safe areas, Dry Dock Pump House Area and ORS area.


19-10-2022

On 17-10-2022, As a part of Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0, employees of the General Administration Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority tightened up their belts and took-up segregation and weeding of old files in the departments.


17-10-2022

On 17-10-2022, Sri B.Ratna Sekhar, Traffic Manager announced that Visakhapatnam Port Authority under the Leadership of Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has handled a record quantity of 16,202 M.Tonnes of Stone Aggregate surpassing the previous record of 15,283 M.Tonnes handled on 19.9.21.


17-10-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has conducted the Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0 on 15-10-2022.


15-10-2022

On 13-10-2022, Under Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0 Civil Engineering Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority India has taken up the dismantling of old buildings (Employee Quarters) in the Saligramapuram area. VPA Management has decided that the Decade’s old buildings are no safer for living/allotment.


13-10-2022

As a part of Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0, the General Administration of Visakhapatnam Port Authority has taken up the disposal of unserviceable Information Technology Hardware lying in the Department on 12.10.22 and the E-waste in handover to the IT Department for Safe Disposal.


12-10-2022

As a part of Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0, the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority has taken up disposal of unserviceable electrical Scrap items in VPA on 10.10.2022.


10-10-2022

On 07-10-2022, As a part of the Ongoing Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0, Traffic and Finance Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized Outdoor and Indoor Swatchata events here below are a few snapshots of the cleaning activities.


07-10-2022

AN OUTDOOR AWARENESS PROGRAMME IS ORGANIZED ON AMMONIUM NITRATE HANDLING AT WQ-8 BERTH OF VISAKHAPATNAM PORT AUTHORITY INDIA ON 7.10.2022 BY VPA FIRE WING TO DOCK WORKERS in WEST QUAY-8 BERTH.


07-10-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is happy to reiterate that Visakhapatnam Port Authority India is the only Port among 13 Major Ports to observe Swatchh Bharat on 07-10-2022. As a part of the program, VPA staff cleaned the office premises with zeal and enthusiasm.


07-10-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is Celebrating its 89th Formation Day on 07-10-2022. It is on this day, the October 7th, 1933 that the Major Port have started its services to the Nation. On this Occasion, Chairman Visakhapatnam Port Authority India, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, I.A.S have extended greetings to all Employees.


07-10-2022

As a part of Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have taken up disposal of unserviceable electrical items in VPA on 06.09.2022.


06-10-2022

As a part of Swachh Bharat Campaign 2.0, Visakhapatnam Port Authority taken up cleaning program, old files weeding and safeguarding program in General Administration Department on 04-10-2022. The Commendable work of Record Sorters have received appreciations from all corners.


04-10-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Salutes the brave sacrifices of Grate Indian Freedom Fighters Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and Father of the Nation Shri Mahatma Gandhi on the auspicious occasion of their Birth Day. On the Eve of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Visakhapatnam Port Authority has initiated Campaign 2.0 from 02-10-2022 for clearance of all the pending references, observing Swatchh Bharat at Offices, Homes, and Public Places, and other directions given by Government of India.


02-10-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is glad to reiterate that Visakhapatnam Port Authority is the only Port among all major ports to observe Swatch Bharat on 30-09-2022. As a part of the program, VPA staff cleaned the office premises with zeal and enthusiasm.


30-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized an Awareness program for employees of various departments on "Emergency Preparedness and Response" at Human Resource Development Centre on 30-09-2022.


30-09-2022

On 28-09-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized Mock Drill on controlling Oil Spills in collaboration with Indian Cost Guard and Major Oil refineries attached with VPA. The Mock Drill helps VPA in developing a suitable strategy in case of untoward situations.


28-09-2022

On 28-09-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority is glad to inform VPA India has entered into an agreement to adopt a Portion of Beach under the State Government of Andhra Pradesh initiative Sagara Teera Swatchata Wherein VPA will take complete care of the Beach portion allotted to it.


28-09-2022

On 27-09-2022, Awareness Program is organized for Employees of Visakhapatnam Port Authority from various Departments on the subject “Recruitment and Selection Procedure for different Post in Major Ports" this morning at Human Resource Development Centre.


27-09-2022

On 23-09-2022, As a part of the Visakhapatnam Port Authority Training Policy, an informative session on "Planning of Retirement Life" at HRDC is organized for those employees who are going to retire in the coming 6-12 months period.
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23-09-2022

On 22-09-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority organized an awareness program on VPA (Conduct) Regulations in specific reference to Reg. 12, 13 & 15 to officers and staff at Human Resource Development Centre.


22-09-2022

Vigilance Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized an Awareness program for employees on 20-09-2022 on PIDPI (Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informers).


20-09-2022

Commemorating the 72nd Birthday of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi ji, Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized Health and Wellness Camp, Tree Plantation, Blood Donation Camp, and Free COVID Precautionary Dose Vaccination for the public on 17.09.22.


17-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Central Industrial Security Force team have Organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program in Visakhapatnam Beach on 17-09-2022.


17-09-2022

General Administration and Medical Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have organized swachh sagar surakshit sagar program on 16-09-2022 at beach area adjacent to All Abilities Park, YMCA. Staff of both the departments participated in the event in good number and made the event success.


16-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority have conducted the Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar Programme on 15.09.2022 from 6.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. at Kali Mata Temple of R.K. Beach area of Visakhapatnam.


15-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority have conducted the Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar Programme on 14.09.2022 from 6.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. at Fishing Harbour area of Visakhapatnam.


14-09-2022

On 15-09-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) have Organized Workshop to VPA Engineers on “Automation and Optimisation Smart Port Mission-Benefits and Challenges” by inviting Eminent Professors from local universities. Engineers from all trades participated in the program and made the event a success.


15-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) Marine department, Fire Wing and Vigilance Departments together have organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program at Ramakrishna Beach on 15-09-20220. Employees of the above departments in large number have participated in the program and made the event a grand success.


15-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) India has Observed Engineers Day 2022. VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS graced the event as Chief Guest on 15-09-2022. Prof. PVGD Prasad Reddy, Vice Chancellor, Andhra University attended the event as Guest of Honour. VPA Dy.Chairman,HoD's, and employees participated.


15-09-2022

On the Occasion of Engineers Day 2022 Visakhapatnam Port Authority have Organized Port Visit to Engineering Students of Avanthi Research & Technological Academy on 15.09.2022. Students and Faculty members expressed happiness for the arrangements made by VPA.


15-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Grandly Observed Hindi Fortnight Celebrations at Sambamurthy Auditorium on 14-09-2022. Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS attended the program as Chief Guest along with VPA Dy. Chairman Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS and Sri T.Venugopal Secretary.


14-09-2022

On 14-09-2022, Traffic and Finance Departments of the Visakhapatnam Port Authority participated in swachh sagar suraksit sagar program. Employees have cleaned the Fishing Harbour area with zeal. Officers and staff in good numbers participated in the program and made the event successful.


14-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has conducted the Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar Programme on 13.09.2022 from 6.00 am to 8.00 am at Gokul Park (Naval Coast Battery) area of Visakhapatnam Beach


14-09-2022

Students from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 13-09-2022 as a part of their Industrial Visit. VPA has arranged expert faculty to interact with the students followed by Port visit.


13-09-2022

On 13-09-2022, Gokul Park (Naval Coast Battery) - Beach Road, Visakhapatnam,Visakhapatnam Port Authority become Swatchh and Free from Plastic, with the dedicated efforts of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Department staff in making the beach Corridor clean under swachh sagar suraksit sagar Campaign.


13-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has conducted the Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar Programme on 10-09-2022,11-09-2022 & 12-09-2022 at Fishing Harbour area.


12-09-2022

The General Administration Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority has grandly celebrated Hindi Day at Administrative Office Building on 12-09-2022. Sri T. Srinivas, Dy. Conservator attended the departmental event as chief guest and spoke about the glory and Importance of Raj Bhasha.


12-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Civil Engineering department has Organized swachh sagar suraksitsagar program at the Fishing Harbour area on 12-09-2022. Employees and staff have participated in the program from 6 AM to 8 AM and have cleaned the area singing SwatchataSlogans and motivating people.


12-09-2022

Beach Cleaning Programme undertaken by Vigilance Dept. and Marine Dept. at R.K. Beach at Visakhapatnam, on 08.09.2022.


08-09-2022

On 09-09-2022, Stress Management has always been a subject of Priority and interest among organizations. In view of the importance of the subject, Visakhapatnam Port India has Organized Special Training sessions on Stress Management at its HRDC center for employees of various Departments.


09-09-2022

General Administration and Medical Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority Have Organized the swachh sagar surakshit sagar program on 09-09-2022 at the Fishing Harbour area. The staff of both departments participated in the event in good numbers and made the event successful.


09-09-2022

Vigilance Department and Marine Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have combined Organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program at Ramakrishna Beach on 08-09-2022. Employees in large number have participated in the program and made the event a grand success.


08-09-2022

Mr Joost Geiger,Head of Economic Affairs & Mr Amlan Bora, Trade Commissioner, Netherlands Embassy met Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS on 07-09-2022 and discussed on Government to Government collaboration opportunities under the Ambit of shipping MoU.


07-09-2022

On 07-09-2022, Traffic and Finance Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have participated in swachh sagar suraksit sagar program. Employees and staff have cleaned the Fishing Harbour and surrounding areas.


07-09-2022

On 06-09-2022, Former Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Garu arrived at Visakhapatnam Port Authority Guest House this morning and VPA Chairman, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the HVIP.


06-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority conducted a training program on "Digitization of Physical Records" at the Human Resource Development Center on 06-09-2022. Employees from all Departments are being trained on the subject with an aim to bring out a Digital Transformation in Ports.


06-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Mechanical & Electrical Engineering department has Organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program at Fishing Harbour on 06-09-2022. Employees in large numbers participated in the program and made the event successful.


06-09-2022

On 03-09-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority unions, contact workmen and Management have Participated in the Study Visit of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour, Textiles, and Skill Development. VPA Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS Interacted with the Committee and briefed on VPA welfare provisions.


03-09-2022

General Administration and Medical Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have grandly Organized swachh sagar surakshit sagar program on 02-09-2022 at submarine area staff of both the departments have participated in the event in large number and made the event success.


02-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS attended as Chief Guest for the Hindi Fortnight Celebrations (Inaugural session) Organized in VPA Board Room on 01-09-2022. Dy. Chairman, Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS and HODs participated in the inaugural program.


01-09-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority India Marine and Vigilance Departments have Organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program at Visakhapatnam Beach on 01-09-2022. Employees and staff participated in the program from 6 AM to 8 AM and made the event a success.


01-09-2022

On 01-09-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority loaded the highest number of Steam Coal Rakes in a single Month (August- 2022). Visakhapatnam port authority India has Loaded 186 Rakes in the previous month surpassing all the previous numbers. VPA thanks the Ministry of Railways India for its Kind Cooperation and support Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.


01-09-2022

Fire Wing of Visakhapatnam Port Authority conducted a Mock Evacuation Drill at Signal Station on 26-08-2022. The Drill helps in facing untoward incidents that may likely arise in case of fire accidents.


26-08-2022

Employees of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have Hit the Beach on 26-08-2022 with full swing! Around 500 Employees have participated in the Mega Beach Cleaning Campaign organized by the local government at Mangamaripeta.


26-08-2022

On 24-08-2022, The Continuous efforts of Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) employees in Cleaning the Beach Front under swachh sagar suraksit sagar Campaign have dragged the attention of print and Electronic Media. Here below are a few clippings of the same.


24-08-2022

On 24-08-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority employees have taken part in swachh sagar suraksit sagar, a noble initiative by the Government of India to protect and improve the Beach front from being polluted.


24-08-2022

On 23-08-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) Mechanical & Electrical Engineering department organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program at Fishing Harbour this morning. Employees in large numbers participated in the program and made the event.


23-08-2022

On 22-08-2022, Strengthening the Government of India Initiative in eradicating Single-use plastic, Visakhapatnam Port Authority Organized an Awareness program on Ban of single-use plastic in Human Resource Development Centre this morning to employees of various Departments.


22-08-2022

On 22-08-2022, Civil Engineering Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Organized the swachh sagar suraksit sagar program at Beach this morning. Employees in large numbers have participated in the program.


22-08-2022

General Administration and Medical Departments of Visakhapatnam Port Authority have grandly Organized swachh sagar surakshit sagar program on 19-08-2022 at R.K.Beachs staff of both the departments have participated in the event in large number and made the event success.
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19-08-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has grandly started the 2nd Day of Maritime Public Private Partnership Conclave on 18-08-2022. Chairman VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS attended the event as Chief Guest along with DRM Railways, NASCOM CEO, PPP players and other Stakeholders.
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18-08-2022

VPA Employees expressed utmost Happiness and satisfaction for being a part of swachh sagar suraksit sagar program that is organized by the Marine and Vigilance departments of VPA at Vizag Beach this morning on 18-08-2022.
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18-08-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS delivering Key Note Address to Stakeholders at Maritime Public Private Partnership Conclave 2022 being organized at Hotel Novotel, Visakhapatnam on 17th and 18th Aug 2022. In this connection Hon’ble MoS for PS&W shripadynaik has addressed the Gathering and conveyed his greeting on the successful implementation of PPP Projects in Ports.
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17-08-2022

VPA Traffic and Finance department has Organized swachh sagar suraksit sagar program in Vizag Beach this morning on 17-08-2022. An overwhelming response is received and a large number of employee staff and the public participated in the program and made the event a grand success.
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17-08-2022

Sri V. Muraleedharan VMBJP Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, is received with honour on 16-08-2022 at Port Guest House this morning by Sri T. Venugopal, Secretary/VPA in connection with the Official visit of VVIP to Vizag.
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16-08-2022

VPA Mechanical & Electrical Engineering department has Organized the swachh sagar suraksit sagar program on 16-08-2022 in Vizag Beach this morning. Employees in large numbers have participated in the program and made the event a grand success.
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16-08-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has unfurled National Flag this morning at VPA Diamond Jubilee stadium in the presence of VPA Employees, Staff and the Public. The event is organized grandly and to the utmost honour of the National Flag.
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15-08-2022

On 11-08-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) Marine department and Vigilance Department have organized swachh sagar sur ki sagar program at R.K. Beach this morning. Employees in large number have participated in the program and made the event a grand success.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority employees celebrated this Wonderful morning by taking part in swachh sagar sur ki sagar, a noble initiative by Govt. Of India to protect and improve sea cost from pollution and contamination.


11-08-2022

On the call of Government of India to Celebrate Har Ghar Tiranga , from 13th to 15th August, 2022, VPA has setup Hording at Conspicuous places and appealing all Citizens to be a part of the mega initiative under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
As a part of Har Ghar Tiranga program, Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) has distributed the Indian Nation Flag to all Employees and staff and directed all to make the event a grand success by hoisting the National flag on every house from 13th to 15th August, 2022.. Celebrating the Birth Anniversary of Sri V.V. Giri, the Fourth President of India, VPA has Organized several programs followed by a Rally with students of Port High School under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Har Ghar Tiranga programs by Govt. Of India. As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav , Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Organized patriotic and Cultural Dance Competitions for students at Port High School Today. Few images of the program are shared hereunder. Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Organized a Painting competition for school children as a part of the Government of India flagship Initiative Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Students of all age groups have actively participated in the program. Visakhapatnam Port Authority is always at the forefront of encouraging Sports and Sportsmen. Today, VPA has Organized sports competitions for school children as a part Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav program. Visakhapatnam Port has distributed National Flags under Har Ghar Tiranga program to citizens of Visakhapatnam in collaboration with CISF unit- VPA The event was followed by Relay in streets appealing to the public to hoist flags from 13th-15th Aug,22.


10-08-2022

On 30-07-2022, Officials from USDAO, American Embassy visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority(VPA) and discussed with VPA Management in connection with the arrival of the USS Frank Cable to Visakhapatnam from 1st August to 3rd August 2022. Dy. Chairman Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS extended a warm welcome to the officials.
On 30-07-2022, Officials from USDAO, American Embassy visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority(VPA) and discussed with VPA Management in connection with the arrival of the USS Frank Cable to Visakhapatnam from 1st August to 3rd August 2022. Dy. Chairman Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS extended a warm welcome to the officials.


30-07-2022

Ministry of External Affairs (Economic Relations) Delegation visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 28.07.2022 regarding Sittwe Port Project, Myanmar.
Shri Shyam Chand, IFS, Under Secretary, and Shri Gautam Pandey, IFS, FMR Consul General of India, Sittwe, visited VPA. Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, Chairman, VPA gave a warm welcome to the MEA Delegation. The main agenda of the visit to Visakhapatnam Port is to promote and prioritise the importance of the Sittwe Port Project in Myanmar, which has been fully funded and operationalised by the Government of India. In this regard, viewing the sensitivity and importance of this Port Project for the Government of India and the Government of Myanmar, the MEA and VPA officials discussed on the business opportunities and infrastructure facilities available in Sittwe Port. Chairman, VPA, explained about the VPA, the available Infrastructure facilities, cargo handling capacity, modernisation and mechanisation, covered storage facilities, Solar Power, STP Water Treatment for industrial purpose, investment potential and zone of opportunities in exploring imports and export improvements in Visakhapatnam Port. The Deputy Chairman, Secretary, and other Heads of Departments of VPA also attended the Meeting.


28-07-2022

On 27-07-2022, Hon’ble Minister for Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth Services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology Government of Telangana, Sri V. Srinivas Goud visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) and Dy. Chairman VPA, Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS extended a warm welcome to Hon’ble Minister.
On 27-07-2022, Hon’ble Minister for Prohibition & Excise, Sports & Youth Services, Tourism & Culture and Archaeology Government of Telangana, Sri V. Srinivas Goud visited Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) and Dy. Chairman VPA, Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS extended a warm welcome to Hon’ble Minister.


27-07-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has received the Rajbhasha Gaurav Samman Award for the period of 2021-22 (Category-1) from the Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC), Department Of Official Language, Government of India on 22.07.2022.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority has received the Rajbhasha Gaurav Samman Award for the period of 2021-22 (Category-1) from the Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC), Department Of Official Language, Government of India on 22.07.2022.


22-07-2022

As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Ceremonial Parade is organized by Viskhapatnam Port Authority on 01.07.22.Chairman Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao,IAS hosted the flag and Inspected the Ceremonial Parade and later distributed prizes to winners of various competitions organised as a part of AKAM.
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative and Flagship Programme of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of India’s independence and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements. The official journey of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav commenced on 12th March 2021, the day on which Dandi March was inaugurated in 1930, which started a 75-week countdown to the 75th Anniversary of Independence and will end post a year on 15th August 2023. The event was flagged off by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 12th March 2021, which was undertaken by 81 marchers from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to Dandi in Navsari.


01-07-2022

M/s. VCTPL has achieved the highest throughput in the month of Jun2022 i.e 48,542TEUs
M/s. VCTPL has achieved the highest throughput in the month of Jun2022 i.e 48,542TEUs by surpassing the previous highest of 48199 TEUs in the month of December 2021


01-07-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Trust Management have Participated in the Study Visit of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personal, Public Grievance, Law and Justice organized on 22-06-2022 at Hotel M/s Radisson Blue.
Visakhapatnam Port Trust Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS Interacting with Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personal, Public Grievance, Law and Justice.Visakhapatnam Port Trust-CVO, Sri J. Pradeep Kumar, IRSME, Dy. Chairman Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS and Sri S.K. Biswas, Dy.Secretary, MoPS&W Participated in event.


22-06-2022

Shri Santhan Thakur Ji, Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways have arrived in Visakhapatnam in Connection with the International Day of Yoga celebrations in Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Dy. Chairman, Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS extended a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Minister at Vizag Airport.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority is Grandly Organizing the International Day of Yoga at Visakhapatnam with Sri Santhanu Thakur ji, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports & Waterways as Chief Guest of The Programme. The public at Large number participated in the program.


21-06-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority is Geared-up to grandly organize the International Day of Yoga
Visakhapatnam Port Authority is Geared-up to grandly organize the International Day of Yoga at the iconic Location Ramakrishna Beach near Kali Mandir on 21st. June 2022 @ 06:00 AM, VPA has displayed large banners inviting all to participate in the mega event.


20-06-2022

VPA Chairman, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, Government of India
Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, Government of India, Shri S. Jaishankar Garu at Harbor Park Guest House on 12-06-2022 in connection with his official Visit to Visakhapatnam from 12th-14th June 2022.


12-06-2022

International Yoga day on 12-06-2022 at Port Indoor stadium
Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized a Countdown event in connection with International Yoga day on 12-06-2022 at Port Indoor stadium, VPA Chairman Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS attended the program as Chief Guest. An overwhelming response is received from the public and employees for the event.


12-06-2022

Visakhapatnam has grandly Organised Trade Meet on 10-06-2022 at Sagaramala Convention Hall
Visakhapatnam has grandly Organised Trade Meet on 10-06-2022 at Sagaramala Convention Hall, VPA Chairman Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, VPA Dy. Chairman and dignitaries from the Customs, E-Co Railway, stakeholders of VPA are participated.


10-06-2022

On 09-06-2022 VLCC, MV Elandra Denali carrying 2,80,883 MT of Crude Oil from Ural, Russia berthed at SPM
On 09-06-2022 VLCC, MV Elandra Denali carrying 2,80,883 MT of Crude Oil from Ural, Russia berthed at SPM on account of HPCL, this is the highest parcel size of Crude ever berthed in Visakhapatnam Port Authority.


09-06-2022

Chairman VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Culture & YA, Govt. Of Andhra Pradesh Smt. R.K. Roja on 08-06-2022
Chairman VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has extended a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Culture & YA, Govt. Of Andhra Pradesh Smt. R.K. Roja on 08-06-2022 at VPA. Hon’ble Minister has visited the Cruise ship and addressed Media in the Cruise Vessel.


08-06-2022

Cruise Vessel M/s. CORDELIA arrived at Visakhapatnam Port on 08-06-2022.
Cruise Vessel M/s. CORDELIA arrived at Visakhapatnam Port on 08-06-2022 morning. Visakhapatnam Port Authority has grandly welcomed the Cruise Tourists to Visakhapatnam Port. Few photos of Cruise Tourists dancing and celebrating the musical welcome arranged by VPA management on the arrival of Cruise vessel M/s. CORDELIA to VPA.


08-06-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has grandly observed World Environment Day on 05-06-2022, Chairman, VPA Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, along with Dy. Chairman, Sri. Durgesh Dubey, IRTS and Head of the Departments planted Trees and educated employees and staff on the importance of protecting our environment.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority have participated in the World Environment Day program organised in Visakhapatnam Beach Road on 05-06-2022. Employees of various organizations and citizens in large number participated in the event. On the occasion of World Environment Day on 05-06-2022 VPA Chairman Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with other officials have Flagged-off to a new initiative, wherein dedicated vehicles are provided to VPA Task Force for continuous monitoring of Environmental aspects in Visakhaptnam Port Authority.


05-06-2022

Hon’ble Shri. Justice U.U. Lalit, Executive Chairman, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research,(NALSAR) visited VPA on 2-06-2022
Hon’ble Shri. Justice U.U. Lalit, Executive Chairman, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research,(NALSAR) along with Hon’ble Shri. Justice Prasanth Kumar Misa, Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh visited on 2-06-2022 Visakhapatnam Port Authority and VPA Chairman, Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS extended ward welcome to the VVIPs.


02-06-2022

Print and Electronic Media coverage on 30-05-2022 Visakhapatnam Port Authority Review by Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Garu at Hotel Novotel.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority Review by Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Garu at Hotel Novotel.


31-05-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, I.A.S have extended a grand welcome to Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Garu in connection with his visit to Visakhapatnam on 30-05-2022.
Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH Sri Sarbananda Sonowal Garu has Reviewed the progress of Visakhapatnam Port Authority. VPA Chairman, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, Dy. Chairman, CVO and HODs participated in the meeting


30-05-2022

Print and Electronic Media coverage on Visakhapatnam Port Authority
Print and Electronic Media coverage on Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Record achievement of highest single day cargo turnover and on Tripartite agreement in connection with handing over of Mobile Container Scanner to Customs house, Visakhapatnam.


21-05-2022

As a part of the count down Yoga Day celebrations in connection with International Day of Yoga (IDY-2022) on 20-05-2022
As a part of the count down Yoga Day celebrations in connection with International Day of Yoga (IDY-2022) on 20-05-2022 Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized Yoga training / Workshop in association with the Art of Living Yoga Foundation. VPA Officers and staff in large number participated in the sessions.


20-05-2022

V P A handled the highest volume of cargo in a single day on 19-05-2022
Happy to inform that, VPT has achieved one more record i.e *Highest single day's performance since inception of Vizag Port Shipping Operations i.e 3,76,460 MTs on 19th May – 2022 by surpassing previous highest day's performance of 3,73,814 MTs on 25th April – 2022.


19-05-2022

A Tri-Partite Agreement has been signed among VPA, Customs and M/s. Smith Detection
Shri. Durgesh Kumar Dubey , IRTS, Dy Chairman , Visakhapatnam Port Authority, Shri. B A. V. Srinivasa Rao, IRS, Commissioner of Customs, Visakhapatnam , Customs House and Shri. Vikrant Subhash Trilokekar, Managing Director, Authorised Signatory, M/s. Smith Detection had signed the Tri-Partite Agreement on 20-05-2022 to transfer the Container Scanner assets to Customs House for Operation.


20-05-2022

Govt. sets up panel to boost cruise tourism - Media coverage on 15-05-2022
Govt. sets up panel to boost cruise tourism - Media coverage on 15-05-2022


15-05-2022

Pacific International vessel MV Kota Nipah arrived Visakhapatnam port on 15-05-2022
Pacific International vessel MV Kota Nipah arrived Visakhapatnam port on 15-05-2022, this is a New Service for Vietnam and is on its 1st call to Visakhapatnam Port Authority. The new weekly direct service is connecting Singapore – Chennai- Visakhapatnam Port – Port Kelang


15-05-2022

International Nurses Day- 12-05-2022
Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Celebrated "International Nurses Day- 12-05-2022" with Pride at Our Golden Jubilee Hospital, Saligramapuram. Mementos are given to staff nurses in recognition of their best services during the Covid pandemic.


12-05-2022

Maritime Transport & Shipping India Expo-2022 from 11th May to 13th May ,2022 at Mumbai
Visakhapatnam Port Authority is privileged to be a part of The Maritime Transport and Shipping India Expo-2022 being organized in Mumbai from 11-05-2022 to 13-05-2022, In the expo, VPA Exhibited various investment opportunities available in Visakhapatnam Port


11-05-2022

Hon’ble Minister of Culture, tourism, and Development of NER, Govt. of India Shri. Kishan Reddy Garu
Hon’ble Minister of Culture, tourism, and Development of NER, Govt. of India Shri. Kishan Reddy Garu and Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Culture and Youth Advancement, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Smt. Roja Selvamani RK visited the VPA guest house on 07-05-2022 and reviewed on Cruise Terminal’s progress. Dy. Chairman Sri. Durgesh Dubey, IRTS extended a warm welcome to the VVIPs


07-05-2022

Media coverage on ICONIC week on 03-05-2022
Visakhapatnam Port Authority is the only port to set up an Iconic week exhibition on Developments of Major Ports in India in the most prominent place of the city of destiny in a grand way. VPA Dy. Chairman, Shri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS inaugurated the exhibition on 3rd May 2022.


03-05-2022

M/s VCTPL has achieved the highest Ship Productivity of 122 container moves handled per hour.
M/s VCTPL has achieved the highest Ship Productivity of 122 container moves handled per hr from the vessel M. V. Celsius Nairobi on 03-05-2022. This is the highest ship productivity handled at VCT by surpassing the previous highest of 112 moves per hr handled on 20th April 22.


03-05-2022

print media coverage
print media coverage


02-05-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Grandly Organized the closing event of the 43rd Major Ports Athletics Championship 21-22 on 01-05-2022.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Grandly Organized the closing event of the 43rd Major Ports Athletics Championship 21-22 on 01-05-2022. Chairman VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have attended the event as Chief Guest and gave away prizes to the Winners and Runner-ups


01-05-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Organized the Inaugural Function of the 43rd All India Major Ports Athletics Championship 21-22
Visakhapatnam Port Authority has Organized the Inaugural Function of the 43rd All India Major Ports Athletics Championship 21-22 at VPA Sports Complex (Nehru Place) on 29-04-2022. VPA Chairman, Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS has attended the inaugural function as Chief Guest.


29-04-2022

Committee on Central Advisory Contract Labour Board (CACLB)
Committee on Central Advisory Contract Labour Board (CACLB) @ Labour Ministry, Govt. of India arrived to Visakhapatnam Port Authority on 28-04-2022 to review on Contract Labour being engaged by Visakhapatnam Port Authority


28-04-2022

VPA have Grandly Organized the 131st Birth Anniversary of Dr B.R Ambedkar
Visakhapatnam Port Authority have Grandly Organized the 131st Birth Anniversary of Dr B.R Ambedkar at Sambamurthy Auditorium on 26-04-22. Chairman of VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have attended the program as Chief Guest. Employees and staff in large number participated in event.


26-04-2022

V P A handled the highest volume of cargo in a single day on 25-04-2022
Visakhapatnam Port Authority handled the highest volume of cargo in a single day on 25-04-2022, wherein 3,73,814 MT of cargo was handled in VPT since its inception duly surpassing the previous best of 3.70.029 MT handled on 26-12-2021. విశాఖ పోర్ట్ మరో అరుదైన రికార్డును సాధించింది. ఒకే రోజు పోర్టులో అత్యధిక సరుకును హ్యాండిల్ చేసిన ఘనత. ఈ నెల 25-04-2022 వ తేదీన రికార్డు స్ధాయిలో 3,73,814 మెట్రిక్ టన్నుల సరుకును హ్యాండ్లింగ్ చేసిన రికార్డు సృష్టి. గతంలో 26-12-2021 ఒక్కరోజులో 3,70,029 మెట్రిక్ టన్నులు సరుకును హ్యాండిల్ చేసిన రికార్డును తిరగ రాసిన విశాఖ పోర్టు.


25-04-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority have received the highest ever Crude oil parcel in VPA History on 24.04.22. The quantity of the parcel is approximately 2.72 Lakh Metric Tons.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority have received the highest ever Crude oil parcel in VPA History on 24.04.22. The quantity of the parcel is approximately 2.72 Lakh Metric Tons. Vessel VLCC M.T. Texas has brought the parcel to VPA


24-04-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized a Curtain Raiser event in connection with the upcoming International Yoga Day. Employees of VPA have performed Yoga Onboard on Cape vessels at the VGC berth of VPA- 21-04-2022
Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized a Curtain Raiser event in connection with the upcoming International Yoga Day. Employees of VPA have performed Yoga Onboard on Cape vessels at the VGC berth of VPA- 21-04-2022


21-04-2022

VPA - National Fire Service Week-2022 - 14-04-2022 to 20-04-2022
On the directions of VPA Chairman, Sri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS to organised a series of programs in connection with National Fire Service Week-2022, from 14-04-2022 to 20-04-2022, Visakhapatnam Port Authority has organized an Awareness program on 14-04-2022


14-04-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Authority grandly Organized the 131st Birth Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar on 14-04-2022at VPA, Chairman VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, HOD's of VPA, Employee & staff and students in large number attended the program.
Visakhapatnam Port Authority grandly Organized the 131st Birth Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar on 14-04-2022at VPA, Chairman VPA, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS, HOD's of VPA, Employee & staff and students in large number attended the program and VPA Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS interacted with Print and Electronic Media after offering tributes to Dr. B R Ambedkar on the occasion of 131st Birth Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar.


14-04-2022

VPA organized Media Briefing by Chairman, Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS on GATI SHAKTI initiatives today @ Sagarmala Convention Hall, VSKP wherein dignitaries from the MOPS&W, AP Maritime Board, Customs, ECoR, Sagarmala and other stakeholders of VPA are participated.
VPA organized Media Briefing by Chairman, Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS on GATI SHAKTI initiatives today @ Sagarmala Convention Hall, VSKP wherein dignitaries from the MOPS&W, AP Maritime Board, Customs, ECoR, Sagarmala and other stakeholders of VPA are participated.


10-03-2022

VPT has Grandly celebrated International Women's Day on 8th March, 2022.
VPT has Grandly celebrated International Women's Day on 8th March, 2022. VPT Chairman Sri K. Rama Mohana Rao IAS has attended the program as a Chief Guest and interacted with Women employees. Dy. Chairman Sri Durgesh Dubey, IRTS & HOD's participated


08-03-2022

As a part of AP Dharshan, Asst. Collector under trainee of 2020 Batch visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust on 07-03-2022
As a part of AP Dharshan, Asst. Collector under trainee of 2020 Batch visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust on 07-03-2022 morning and Chairman VPT, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have interacted with the officers and briefed them on port operations. Dy.Chairman & HOD's participated.


07-03-2022

Inauguration of Sagaramala AC Auditorium on 05-03-2022 by Chairman-VPT, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS
Inauguration of Sagaramala AC Auditorium on 05-03-2022 by Chairman-VPT, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS


05-03-2022

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) VPT organised a ceremonial parade at the Port CISF complex on 05-03-2022, Saturday to mark the 53rd raising day of the CISF. VPT Dy. Chairman Shri Shri Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS took the salute., IAS
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) VPT organised a ceremonial parade at the Port CISF complex on 05-03-2022, Saturday to mark the 53rd raising day of the CISF. VPT Dy. Chairman Shri Shri Durgesh Kumar Dubey, IRTS took the salute.


05-03-2022

As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, VPT has conducted training classes on 04-03-2022
As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, VPT has conducted training classes on 04-03-2022 on women empowerment by inviting faculty from prominent institutions. Lecture, discussion & workshops were organised regarding positive shift towards greater empowerment of women in all domains


04-03-2022

A Safety Pledge is organised in VPT on 04-03-2022.
A Safety Pledge is organised in VPT on 04-03-2022 with workers and employees in various Departments. VPT Management insisted upon the importance of safety at the Workplace.


04-03-2022

Chairman VPT Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with Dy. Chairman and other Officers participated on 02-03-2022 in the inauguration of Multi-Beam Echo Sounder (MBES) installed in Nirmal Survey launch which will help VPT to strengthen its Hydrographic survey operations
Chairman VPT Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS along with Dy. Chairman and other Officers participated on 02-03-2022 in the inauguration of Multi-Beam Echo Sounder (MBES) installed in Nirmal Survey launch which will help VPT to strengthen its Hydrographic survey operations


02-03-2022

Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH Shri. Sarbananda Sonowal Garu has arrived in Visakhapatnam and Chairman VPT, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have extended a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Minister at Visakhapatnam Airport
Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH Shri. Sarbananda Sonowal Garu has arrived in Visakhapatnam and Chairman VPT, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have extended a warm welcome to the Hon’ble Minister at Visakhapatnam Airport. Hon’ble Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has Reviewed Visakhapatnam Port Trust followed by a Meeting with PPP Operators, Steevdoor Associations, Unions and Press / Print Media today in the meeting organized by VPT


23-02-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Trust organized 51st Inter-Departmental Sports & Games Meet for the year 2021-2022
Visakhapatnam Port Trust organized 51st Inter-Departmental Sports & Games Meet for the year 2021 - 2022. Chairman VPT, Sri K Rama Mohana Rao, IAS is invited as Chief Guest for the event and gave away the prizes to the winners of various sports events.


26-01-2022

73rd Indian Republic Day Celebrations at Visakhapatnam Port Trust
Visakhapatnam Port Trust has grandly organized 73rd Indian Republic Day Celebrations at VPT. Chairman-VPT, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have unfurled the Nation flag in the presence of VPT Employees & Stakeholders and conveyed wishes to the gathering.


26-01-2022

Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Garu arrived at VPT Guest House on 19-01-2022
Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Garu arrived at VPT Guest House on 19-01-2022 evening and VPT Chairman, Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have extended a warm welcome to the HVIP. Secretary VPT, Sri T. Venugopal, and other officers participated


19-01-2022

Visakhapatnam Port Trust handled the highest volume of cargo in a single day on 26-12-2021, wherein 3,70,029 MT of cargo was handled combinedly at Inner harbour and Outer harbour including SPM, through 21 vessels that had worked in port. This is the highest tonnage handled in VPT since its inception duly surpassing the previous best of 3,47,722MT handled through 19 vessels on 02-12-2021.
విశాఖ పోర్ట్ మరో అరుదైన రికార్డును సాధించింది. ఒకే రోజు పోర్టులో అత్యధిక సరుకును హ్యాండిల్ చేసిన ఘనత. ఈ నెల 26వ తేదీన రికార్డు స్ధాయిలో కార్గోను హ్యాండ్లింగ్. ఇన్నర్, అవుటర్ హార్బర్, ఎస్ పి ఎం ల నుంచి 3,70,029 మెట్రిక్ టన్నుల సరుకును హ్యాండ్లింగ్ చేసిన రికార్డు సృష్టి. గతంలో ఒక్కరోజులో 3,47,722 మెట్రిక్ టన్నులు సరుకును హ్యాండిల్ చేసిన రికార్డును తిరగ రాసిన విశాఖ పోర్టు. సిబ్బందిని అభినందించిన ఛైర్మన్.


26-12-2021

Chairman Visakhapatnam Port Trust Shri K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS welcomed Sri Shubhash Pardhi, Hon’ble Member, National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Govt. Of India at VPT on 04-12-2021
Shri Shubhash Pardhi, Hon’ble Member, National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Govt. of India has reviewed implementation of Reservation Policy for SC's in VPT on 04-12-2021. VPT Chairman, Dy. Chairman, and other HOD'S Participated in the review meeting


04-12-2021

Sri P. Lakshamana Reddy Hon’ble Justice, Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh, visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust on 24-12-2021
Sri P. Lakshamana Reddy Hon’ble Justice, Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh, visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust (Launch Cruise visit) this evening and Sri T. Srinivas, Dy. Conservator,VPT has extended warm welcome to the Hon’ble guest and briefed on port operations.


24-12-2021

VPT Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have welcomed Dr. P.P.Vava, Hon’ble Member, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
VPT Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS have welcomed Dr. P.P.Vava, Hon’ble Member, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis who visited VPT on 20-12-2021, for reviewing on status of Safai Karamcharis working in VPT.


20-12-2021

VPT Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS interacting with 18 IAS Officer Trainees of 2020 batch
VPT Chairman, Sri K.Rama Mohana Rao, IAS interacting with 18 IAS Officer Trainees of 2020 batch who visited VPT as a part of their Winter Study Tour program on 16 12.21. HOD'S of all Departments participated in the interaction session.


16-12-2021

Sexual Harassment of Women at work place
On the occasion of 8th anniversary of "Sexual Harassment of Women at work place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013, HRDC has Organized awareness programme on the act to VPT employees. 9th December 2021


09-12-2021

VPT Contribution to the Vizag beach nourishment
Contributing largely to the preventive measures, Visakhapatnam Port Trust has so far spent Rs. 121 Crores on the beach nourishment endeavor during the last 13 years


07-12-2021

Opening of The Hindu FIC Trophy – 2021 by Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS., Chairman, VPT
Opening of The Hindu FIC Trophy – 2021 by Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS., Chairman, VPT


08-12-2021

Rich tributes to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar by Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS., Chairman, VPT
Rich tributes to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar by Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS., Chairman, VPT


06-12-2021

JAWAD Cyclone is expected to hit Visakhaptnam on 04-12-2021
JAWAD Cyclone is expected to hit Visakhaptnam on 04-12-2021


03-12-2021

National Constitutional Day 2021 - VPT
National Constitutional Day 2021 - VPT


26-11-2021