Milestones

Phase I Construction of MARG Karaikal Port Starts - February 2007 MARG Karaikal Port receives first ever vessel – MARG Karaikal Port's commissioning - April 2009 MARG Karaikal Port receives its first commercial vessel - May 2009
MARG Karaikal Port receives its first coal carrying vessel - August 2009 First Gearless Panamax vessel berths at MARG Karaikal Port - November 2009 MARG Karaikal Port attains rail connectivity with the flagging off of the first rake from the dedicated railway sidings - January 2010
MARG Karaikal Port becomes the first Indian private port ever to be used by engineering major BHEL - January 2010 MARG Karaikal Port receives an award for 'Outstanding Achievement in Port Development and Management' at the Shipping, Marine & Ports 2010 Leadership & Excellence Awards organized by the CHEMTECH Foundation - March 2010 IDFC Project Equity invests in MARG Karaikal Port - April 2010
MARG Karaikal Port receives the first fertilizer vessel - May 2010 Berth No. 9 dedicated to handling smaller vessels, is commissioned - July 2010 MARG Karaikal Port adds a third mobile harbour crane to its suite of equipments - September 2010
   
MARG Karaikal Port commences Container Handling - July 2011