Mr. A.V. Ramana has been appointed as Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) by the Ministry of Shipping. He has taken over charge from Dr.M.Beena, IAS. Mr.Ramana is a ME (Mechanical) from BITS Pilani. Earlier he served Dy. Chairman of Cochin Port Trust and has also served as Chief Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Kolkata Port Trust .