The proactive business promotion drive by the Port by conducting Business Meets at various locations of the hinterland had yielded positive results. The Port had a series of business meets at Mysore/Mandya recently and had interaction with various exporters like M/s Deccan Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore. The above firm has moved their cargo through NMP and the first consignment of fresh papaya(Red Lady) grown in Mandya district has been exported through the port on 4th June 2017 in the container vessel M.V. Tiger Goman to Jebel Ali, UAE through M/s Maersk Lines. The consignment is for M/s Southern Stars Fruits and Vegetables Trading LLC, Dubai for distribution in the Departmental stores of UAE. M/s Amogha Shipping Agency are the CHA/logistics operators.
Shri P.C. Parida, Chairman, NMPT while expressing happiness over the commencement of new cargo has stated that the above exporters has assured to route all their agro products like tender coconuts, elachi bananas, papayas, etc. through New Mangalore Port for export. This will also benefit the local farmers of the hinterland