March 30 - According to reports in the Indian media, Paradip port, Orissa's only major port, is anticipating increased volumes of project cargoes.

Mr K. Raghuramaiah, Chairman of Paradip Port Trust, is quoted as anticipating nearly 10 per cent growth and an estimated traffic throughput of 46.6 million tonnes for 2008-2009, with ongoing increases in volumes of project cargoes for Vedanta and new power plants coming up in the region.