India

03 Mar 2016
Despite slowing global trade and off-and-on labor disruptions as well as other infrastructure woes, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, will most likely surpass its annual 2014-15 record throughput of 4.47 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the current fiscal year, which ends March 31, an analysis of the newest port figures collected by JOC.com show.
02 Mar 2016
United Arab Shipping Co. this week issued two trade notices enhancing its coverage on trades to and from India.
02 Mar 2016
Mumbai-based J.M. Baxi has consolidated its cargo terminal business with a 30-year concession to upgrade, operate and maintain an existing container terminal at Kandla Port Trust, a major, state-owned port complex on India’s west coast.
01 Mar 2016
Indian Railways is looking to expand its freight reach as sluggish global demand and infrastructure challenges weigh heavily on the public enterprise’s growth plans.
29 Feb 2016
Chennai Port Trust, India’s second-busiest public container handler, is bracing for a big challenge to its market share, as Adani Group, looking to ramp up operations on the east coast, nears completion of its new container facility at nearby Ennore Port, now renamed Kamarajar Port Ltd.
25 Feb 2016
The government of India on Wednesday approved a proposal by the Ministry of Shipping to secure up to $150 million in credit from the Export-Import Bank of India for the modernization and operation of cargo facilities at the port of Chabahar in Iran.
24 Feb 2016
DP World-operated container terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are rolling out more steps to improve truck turn times, which have been a source of concern for shippers and drayage services providers using India’s busiest container gateway during the past year amid growing freight volumes.
23 Feb 2016
Despite the downturn in global trade, DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, at India’s Port of Cochin remains well on track to complete a record-setting fiscal 2015-16, which ends March 31, according to the newest port figures collected by JOC.com.
22 Feb 2016
A new deep-sea container transshipment terminal at Colachel on the southwestern coast of India should be able to capture a significant portion of domestic cargo currently relayed over other hub ports in the region, especially Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo, a preliminary feasibility study for the port project shows.
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.