India

India

26 Jan 2015
Cargo volumes at non-major, also known as minor, ports in India expanded at nearly three times the pace of “major” ports owned by the federal government, reflecting rerouting of traffic to avoid ongoing congestion problems at major ports.
25 Jan 2015
Only 60-70 percent of India’s port capacity was currently being utilized, and that issue should be addressed before the country embarked on ambitious new port projects, according to Visakhapatnam port chairman M.T. Krishna Babu.
23 Jan 2015
Blue Dart Express is denying that its parent DHL Express Singapore Pte. Ltd. is negotiating to sell its holdings in the Indian subsidiary to U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon.
22 Jan 2015
A labor dispute involving crane operators that produced intermittent gate closings and resultant violent protests by truck drivers over long waits at APM Terminals-managed Gateway Terminals India was settled Wednesday, giving beleaguered shippers relief after months-long cargo delays and congestion surcharges in Nhava Sheva, also known as Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
21 Jan 2015
APM Terminals management at India’s Port of Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust) on Wednesday said it is making all efforts to restore "complete" normalcy in the terminal operation and bring “vessel calls back on schedule.”
16 Jan 2015
India’s trade deficit with the rest of the world narrowed to a 10-month low in December, as imports declined more than exports, according to the latest trade data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
15 Jan 2015
PSA International has divested its entire stake in a container terminal facility at India’s Port of Kolkata.
09 Jan 2015
Customs brokers in Mumbai are blaming a lackadaisical inventory management by DP World-operated Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) for the long truck waits outside Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s largest container gateway.
08 Jan 2015
India’s major port complexes controlled by the federal government saw volume rise 8.2 percent in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2014-15 despite port congestion and the resulting diversion of some traffic to private, or so-called minor, ports.
05 Jan 2015
Private port operators in India are rapidly gaining market share on their government-owned rivals, as chronic capacity constraints and infrastructure woes at some of the major public port complexes spur the diversion of cargo and vessels to nearby minor ports, according to an analysis of port data.
05 Jan 2015
All of the leading seaports and airports in India moved to a 24/7 customs clearance operation as of Dec. 31, paving the way for a boost in the country’s export and import trade.