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National Technology Centre for Ports,Waterways & Coasts

Bringing Cutting-edge Technology to the Port and Maritime Sector

The inception of National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways & Coasts (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. NTCPWC as a technology arm for the programmes of Sagarmala, plays a key role in providing applied research, examining and breeding the activities of ports, and maritime sectors which will augment the port-led development and coastlines to India's growth.

WHO WE ARE About Us

The 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 works as the technology arm of Ministry of Shipping and providing the needful technological support to ports, IWAI and other institutions.

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Our Features Why Choose Us

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.

Technology Development

  • Mobile platforms
  • Data & mining
  • Navigation
  • Dredging
  • Engineering investigations
  • Traffic management
  • Coastal environment

Bridge Simulator

  • Port navigation
  • Optimization
  • Project development
  • Nautical depth
  • Interactive simulation & Optimization

Modelling & Software Products

  • Hydrodynamics
  • Morphodynamics
  • Navigability
  • Nautical depth
  • Visualization
  • Traffic & Management
  • Mobile computing for Ports & IWAI

Testing Facilities

  • Next generation ports and vessels
  • Large investments in Naval vessels
  • More accurate results
  • Compete with the best
  • Indigenous technology

Our Research Cutting-edge Applied Research

Based on the needs of the Indian Port and Maritime sector, the following areas of applied research have been identified:

Ship Manoeuvring Basin

  • 2D & 3D Modelling of Ocean, Coastal & Estuarine Flows
  • Navigation and Manoeuvring
  • Port and Coastal Engineering-Structures and Breakwaters
  • Experimental & CFD Modelling of Flow & Hull Interaction
  • Port Development, Tranquillity and Masterplan

Testing of Port Structures

  • Sediment Transport and Morpho-dynamics
  • Dredging & Siltation
  • Autonomous Platforms & Vehicles
  • Hydrodynamics of Multiple Hulls
  • Port Management

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NTCPWC NEWS Recent Posts

VOC Ports in pact with IIT-Madras arm for Vessel Traffic Development

VO Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOC Port Trust), Tuticorin, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Technology Centre for Ports Waterways & Coasts (NTCPWC), IIT Madras, for Operation, Manning and Maintenance of Vessel Traffic System & Development of Indigenous Vessel Traffic Software (VTS) at VOC Port Trust.
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INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on COASTAL INFORMATION SYSTEM-MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING

Virtual INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on COASTAL INFORMATION SYSTEM-MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING
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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya launches "Developmentof Indigenous Software solution for VTS andVTMS"

VTS/ VTMS is a software for determining vessel positions, position of other traffic or meteorological hazard warnings and extensively manages the traffic within a port or waterway ‘Made In India’ VTS and VTMS software to path way for ‘Make for the world’ vessel traffic management systems: Shri Mansukh MandaviyaRs. 10 Crore sanctioned to IIT, Chennai for thedevelopment of indigenous software solutions
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National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC)
New Academic Complex 6th Floor #604-#607
Indian Institute Technology Madras
Chennai-600036

Chennai

+91 44 22578915