Press Releases

2013

MARG Karaikal Port & MSSRF proudly announce the success of their joint initiative, "Knowledge Connectivity Program"
Chennai 19 June 2013: - Witnessing a highly successful joint endeavour in the form of "Knowledge Connectivity for Rural Empowerment" project, MARG Karaikal Port & MSSRF have plans to scale-up this initiative for greater social benefits in the Karaikal & Nagappatinam regions.
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT celebrates WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2013
Chennai, June 6, 2013 - MARG Karaikal Port, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Limited, one of India's fastest growing infrastructure companies, celebrated ‘World Environment Day’ meaningfully on June 5th 2013 , through a variety of programmes to drive awareness on the need for preserving environment within the employees and community around
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CAREER GUIDANCE PROGRAMME 2013 At KARAIKAL
Karaikal, May 29, 2013: MARG Karaikal Port Pvt. Ltd. in association with M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation today organised a Career Guidance Programme at Karaikal for the student community in the district. Mr. Anto Alphonse, IPS, Senior Superintendent of Police, Karaikal graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and released the “Career Guidance Booklet”.
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT BAGS ‘MOST ADMIRED EMERGING INFRASTRUCTURE COMPANY – TRANSPORT’ AWARD at the prestigious 5TH KPMG INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY AWARDS’ 2013
Karaikal, March 12, 2013: MARG Karaikal Port, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Group, was selected as the ‘Most admired emerging Infrastructure Company’ under ‘transport’ category at the ‘KPMG-Infrastructure Today Awards 2013.’
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“Karaikal Port enters ‘Box Club’ of TN ports, begins container handling”
Chennai, February 15, 2013: Karaikal Port enters ‘Box Club’ of TN ports, begins container handling. The inaugural call of the 1,900 TEUs container vessel M.V. Tiger Bridge was marked with the exchange of mementoes with Capt. Celerian Dennis, Captain of the vessel, and the operators with the port.
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2012

MARG Karaikal Port – Creating sustainable livelihoods for Womenfolk
Karaikal, December 13, 2012: MARG Karaikal Port through its CSR arm ‘MARG Parivarthan’ has been taking several measures to usher social & economic prosperity for the greater benefit of the people living around the Port neighbourhood. Since empowerment can be ensured only with better quality of life, more income and overall happiness, MARG Karaikal Port has taken up the Self Help Group (SHG) initiative and started promoting the Self Help Groups in the region. Self help groups have proved to be the most effective approach to make women economically self reliant.
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT BAGS THE ‘BEST PROJECT’ AWARD AT THE PRESTIGIOUS D&B – AXIS BANK INFRA AWARDS 2012
Karaikal, October 26, 2012: MARG Karaikal Port, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Group, was selected as the ‘Best project’ under the category Port Development at the ‘D&B – Axis Bank Infra Awards 2012.’
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT BAGS 'INNOVATIVE PORT OF THE YEAR' AWARD
Karaikal, August 3, 2012: MARG Karaikal Port, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Group, one of India’s fastest growing infrastructure companies, was recently awarded as the “Innovative Port of the Year” at the 4th South East CEO Conclave 2012 held recently. The award was presented to MARG Karaikal Port for its relentless, continuous innovation in port development & operations at a glitter ceremony where top performers from the Indian logistics and shipping sector were honoured.
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MARG Karaikal Port & MS Swaminathan Research Foundation proudly announce the success of their joint initiative, “Knowledge Connectivity Program”
Karaikal, July 10, 2012: Witnessing the resounding success of the “Knowledge Connectivity for Rural Empowerment” project, MARG Karaikal Port has plans to upscale its initiatives for social benefits in the Karaikal & Nagappatinam region. The project is one of the social initiatives of MARG Karaikal Port under its CSR banner MARG Parivarthan which is being executed in partnership with M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) since November 2011. It has enhanced the livelihood opportunities by directly & indirectly reaching out to over 20,000 which includes farmers, fishermen and Self Help Group women (SHGs) across Nagapattinam & Karaikal regions.
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MARG BAGS THE PRESTIGIOUS MMA AWARD FOR MANAGERIAL EXCELLENCE 2012
Chennai, July 06, 2012 – MARG LTD, one of India’s leading Infrastructure companies has bagged the prestigious “MMA Award for Managerial Excellence” (MAME 2012) in Services Sector. This award was presented to GRK Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, MARG Group by Prof. Bhaskar Ramamurthi, Director – IIT, Madras at MMA’s 56th Annual General Meeting. Also gracing the occasion were N. Srinivasan, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, The India cements Ltd, Mr Ravi Viswanathan, President MMA, Mr K. Kumar, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt Ltd and Mr Venky Rajgopal, Senior Vice President, MMA. MMA Awards are given to companies, institutions who have excelled in their business segment.
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT ATTRACTS EQUITY INVESTMENT OF Rs 130 CRORES
Chennai, June 27, 2012:Karaikal Port Private Limited, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Limited, one among India’s fastest growing infrastructure companies, today announced that Standard Chartered Private Equity (Mauritius) II Limited has invested Rs. 130 crores (by way of primary and secondary investments) in MARG Karaikal Port for a minority stake. The primary subscription funds will be used for the MARG Karaikal Port expansion plans which will enhance the port’s capacity from 21 MMTPA to 28 MMTPA.
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT RESCUES FISHERMEN AND THEIR BOAT
Karaikal, June 21, 2012: MARG Karaikal Port, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Limited, one among India’s fastest growing infrastructure companies, responded with alacrity in rescuing a fishing boat that was stranded in the midst of territorial waters. At around 9 am on June 15, 2012 MARG Karaikal Port received a distress call from the Nagore Fishing Panchayat requesting the rescue of fishing boat which was stranded in the territorial waters of the Port. The authorities at the port acted swiftly by deputing a team of divers and excavators to rescue the fishermen and the boat. A team of fifteen members were involved in the rescue operation that lasted for two hours.
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GREEN KALAM INITITIATIVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES 1 MILLION SAPLINGS ACROSS TAMIL NADU
Cuddalore, June 07, 2012 – 'Green Kalam', a mega environment friendly initiative has successfully completed plantation of more than 1 million tree saplings across Tamil Nadu. The initiative spearheaded by
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MARG CONTINUES GROWTH WITH ROBUST PERFORMANCE IN FY 2011 – 12 FY12 revenue at Rs.1501 crores
Chennai, May 15, 2012: MARG Limited, one amongst India's fastest growing infrastructure companies, today announced its financial results for the year ended March 31, 2012.
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MARG KARAIKAL PORT ATTRACTS EQUITY INVESTMENT OF Rs 200 CRORES
Chennai, May 02, 2012: Karaikal Port Private Limited, a subsidiary of Chennai headquartered MARG Limited, one among India’s fastest growing infrastructure companies, today announced that NYLIM Jacob Ballas India (FVCI) III LLC (“NYLIM-JB Fund”) has invested Rs. 200 crores (by way of primary and secondary investments) in MARG Karaikal Port for a minority stake.
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