PANJIM: Goa State Pollution Control Board is thinking of shifting the coal cargo which is lying at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to avoid the possibility of a fire since it lies close to Indian Oil Corporation's tanks.

A meeting of MPT officials has been called on Friday to discuss the issue. The meeting would be attended by Mormugao Port workers union and Kirloskar Ferrous Industries Limited (KFIL), one of the Mormugao Port users, whose 15,829.33 million tonne met coke is lying at berth number 11, at which the consent to operate stands suspended.