India

26 Apr 2017
The west coast hosts three dominant private, or minor, container facilities that compete with JNPT.
19 Feb 2016
The transit time for containers between Russia and India will be reduced by half thanks to a recent agreement between the countries to launch a new multimodal container route.
19 Feb 2016
Global port design and engineering firm AECOM, which has been hired by the government of India to work on various port development projects under its “Sagar Mala” scheme, concluded that authorities will need to spend close to Rs. 10,000 crore (approximately $1.5 billion) on the construction of basic infrastructure for a new, deep-water port at Vadhavan, near Dahanu in Maharashtra.
18 Feb 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. rebranded its ISES service between India and Europe as “Himalaya Express” and replaced a call at Salalah, Oman with one at King Abdullah, Saudi Arabia, effective this month.
18 Feb 2016
Container throughput at Mundra Port, India’s biggest, private cargo complex, continues to grow, but the newest figures show a trend of slowing growth amid weaker global demand.
17 Feb 2016
Chennai Port, India’s second-largest major, public, container handler in a trade announcement said it has effectively dealt with long truck turn times and congestion in the harbor through a slew of proactive measures.
17 Feb 2016
Privately operated Adani Hazira Port announced state-owned rail operator Container Corporation of India has begun operating a regular train service connecting the terminal with Pithampur, a busy inland destination in the central region, increasing hinterland shippers’ access to the minor, alternative gateway.
16 Feb 2016
Plunging freight rates amid sluggish demand and excess capacity in the Indian coastal shipping market caused a sharp fall in net earnings in the third fiscal quarter at Shreyas Shipping and Logistics, according to a company filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange.
16 Feb 2016
Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a privately operated, alternative gateway on India’s west coast, last week celebrated the first ship call of the Galex service, an intra-Asia loop operated jointly by Emirates Shipping Line, Hanjin Shipping, Korea Marine Transport Co. and Regional Container Lines.
15 Feb 2016
APM Terminals Mumbai, which loads the majority of the freight passing through Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, has moved a step further with its gate automation drive, allowing faster truck turnarounds at India’s biggest, public container gateway.
15 Feb 2016
Falling freight rates amid a weaker global demand pulled down net earnings during the third fiscal quarter at Allcargo Logistics Ltd., India’s leading international freight forwarder and port-based logistics provider.