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Shipping Ministry launches marine logistics portal to smoothen sea trade

The single-window platform aims to bring all trade stakeholders together and reduce logistics cost with real-time mapping and provisioning

exports, imports, supply chain, economy, growth, shipping
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Dhruvaksh Saha New Delhi
The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on Friday launched the national logistics portal–marine (NLP-M), which is a single-window platform aimed at bringing all trade stakeholders together and reducing the cost of logistics through real-time mapping and provisioning.

“NLP will be a single window for all trade processes of the logistics sector spread across the country covering all modes of transport in the waterways, roadways, and airways along with an E-marketplace to provide a seamless end-to-end logistic service coverage,” the ministry said.

The platform aims to minimise regulatory complexities by centralising all necessary documentation, compliance certifications, and formal procedures necessary

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First Published: Jan 27 2023 | 8:35 PM IST

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