India

India

Port of Mumbai, India, container stacks
23 Apr 2015
In an attempt to lure more container cargo, India’s Mumbai Port Trust has extended its previously introduced trade incentive schemes for another year, ending in March 2016.
Gateway Terminals India, at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, also known as Nhava Sheva
07 Apr 2015
Container volumes grew 6.7 percent year-over-year in fiscal year 2014-2015 at India’s major ports owned by the federal government, according to provisional port figures compiled by JOC.com.
06 Apr 2015
Singapore-based regional carrier Bengal Tiger Line has introduced a new intra-Asia service, the MD2, connecting Krishnapatnam, India, to Malaysia and Singapore and giving the alternative gateway to India’s southeastern hinterlands another boost.
02 Apr 2015
The new Narendra Modi-led Indian federal government announced its much-awaited foreign trade policy, with a goal of doubling the country’s exports to $900 billion and elevate its share of world trade from the current 2 percent to 3.5 percent by 2020.
31 Mar 2015
The Chennai Port Authority, India’s second-largest state-owned container gateway, is poised to reach a record throughput volume in fiscal year 2014-15, which ends March 31, the latest port statistics collected by JOC.com reveal.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India
30 Mar 2015
Despite the long-term landside congestion and intermittent labor troubles that led to some traffic diversions, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust achieved an all-time high in container-handling in fiscal year 2014-15, which is set to end March 31, according to the latest port data collected by JOC.com.
27 Mar 2015
OOCL and Yang Ming Line have expanded their joint China-Pakistan Express (CPX) Service by adding a direct call at Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a private facility in West India, starting in mid-April.
27 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government has approved a special-purpose company with equity participation of all major ports to implement rail connectivity projects aimed at improving supply chain services.
25 Mar 2015
State-owned logistics provider Container Corporation of India has opened a $1.6 million temperature-controlled facility in Adarsh Nagar, near Delhi, the latest investment in line with parent Railways’ fiscal year 2015-16 budget plan announcement last month.
24 Mar 2015
The Indian Ministry of Shipping has set April 15 as the date by which shipping lines should start issuing import delivery orders electronically to the cargo interests, another initiative toward paperless operation at major ports aimed at reducing wait times and costs.
23 Mar 2015
Crane operators employed by private rubber-tire gantry contractors at Gateway Terminals India ended a go-slow action and resumed normal activity over the weekend, terminal operator APM Terminals Mumbai said in a trade advisory.