National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC)
National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways & Coasts (NTCPWC) has been envisioned as the centre for technological innovations and evolution of new ideas and breakthroughs for the port and maritime sector. It will work as the technology arm of Ministry of Shipping providing the needful technological support to ports, IWAI and other institutions. It will provide effective solutions to an extensive range of problems being faced in the industry through scientific support and carry out education, applied research and technology transfer. The inception of NTCPWC is an answer to a key need and signifies a major leap in indigenous and cutting-edge technology support in the Port and Maritime sector.
Based on the needs of the Indian Port and Maritime sector, the following areas of applied research have been identified: