Mangaluru, Feb 7: Institute of Port Shipping and Supply chain Management organised the Industrial visit for second year MBA logistics and supply chain management students to New Mangalore Port Authority (NMPA) on February 3.
The industrial visit to New Mangalore Port was a unique and enriching experience for the students of MBA logistics. The New Mangalore Port is a major port located in Mangaluru, Karnataka and serves as a gateway to the western coast of India. The port is equipped with modern facilities and infrastructure, including berths for handling different types of cargo, warehouses for storage, and a well-developed road and rail network for efficient transportation of goods. The port has won Greentech Environment golden award in port sector for outstanding achievement in environment management in 2017.
The students were taken on a guided tour of the port facilities by the assistant traffic manager Rakshit K and the deputy manager karthik Salian of the port, where they got to witness the operations of the port first hand. They observed the loading and unloading of containers, saw the movement of ships and understood the complexities involved in the movement of cargo.
The visit was organised by Srinivas university MBA Logistics department headed by Prof Sagar Srinivas under the guidance of department dean Dr Sonia Noronha.