Dhamra Port to be operational by 2010

The Dhamra Port project (Orissa), a 50:50joint venture (JV) between Larsen and Tourbo (L&T) and Tata Steel, has completed its first phase of construction and will be complete-lyoperationalby2010. Santosh Mohapatra, CEO, Dhamra Por tCompany,said at a media briefing here, "The port, whose project cost is estimated to be around Rs2,463 crore, has completed more than 25% of its construction work and is scheduled to become operational by April2010."