Saturday, January 17, 2009

125 Years of Mumbai Port Trust

Mumbai Port - Known as the 'Gateway of India' or the 'Nations Window to the outside World' - has made a significant contribution to the nation's trade and commerce.

The port has now 50 berths in three docks (Prince's Dock, Victoria Dock, and Indira Dock [previously known as Alexandra dock]) for handling general cargo and containers and 6 berths for liquid cargo at Jawahar Dweep and Pir Pau.

Date of Issue: June 26, 1999
Technical Description
Stamp, FDC, and Cancellation Design: Mumbai Port Trust
Printer: India Security Press, Nashik
Process: Photogravure
Stamps Printed: 0.7 million
Denomination: 300p (Rs. 3)

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