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VGCb to start operations of green coal handling terminal at Vizag port

Posted on Jan 31, 11:31AM | UNI

Hyderabad, Jan 30 : Vizag General Cargo Berth Private Limited

(VGCB), a 74:26 joint venture between Sterlite Industries (India)

Limited and Leighton Welspun Contractors Private Limited has obtained provisional permission to start commercial operations of

its first fully automated green coal handling terminal at Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) in India.

The project has been implemented at a total cost of US 150 million dollars and would commence operations in the current quarter, according to a release here.

With the commencement of operations at VGCB, Sterlite makes a successful entry into the beleaguered sector.