India

India

27 Jul 2015
Minor ports in India continue to rapidly gain market share on their major public rivals, thanks to aggressive marketing efforts and cargo diversions, with the newest data obtained by JOC.com showing so-called non-major cargo terminals recorded double-digit year-over-year container growth fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31.
24 Jul 2015
The government of India wants the country to begin manufacturing shipping containers itself as India tries to reform its transportation sector to make it more alluring for manufacturers.
20 Jul 2015
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics last week said it took delivery of two more container ships that make it the largest Indian short-sea ship operator in terms of fleet size
14 Jul 2015
India’s Kerala state authority on Monday issued a letter of intent to domestic port infrastructure developer Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the development of its long-planned deep-water, container transshipment terminal at Vizhinjam, paving the way for construction on the green-field site to begin by November.
13 Jul 2015
Gateway Distriparks Ltd., India’s leading port-based logistics provider, has received government approvals for the construction of a new inland container depot facility at Viramgam, near Ahmedabad in Gujarat State, allowing hinterland shippers improved rail access to the country’s western gateway ports.
13 Jul 2015
The government of India is considering changes to its cabotage law to temporarily allow foreign-owned and operated ships to move domestic cargo between ports on the country’s east coast in an effort to drive up the region’s container volumes and reduce congestion plaguing its west coast ports.
NSICT in Port of Mumbai
08 Jul 2015
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is stepping up its efforts to create a paperless system for all cargo-handling functions in an attempt to deal with growing delays at India’s largest container gateway.
07 Jul 2015
Container volumes via major public ports in India dipped about 1.5 percent in June year-over-year as a slump in the country’s global trade continued, according to the latest port statistics compiled by JOC.com.
06 Jul 2015
CMA CGM has reorganized the port rotation of its Europe-Pakistan-India Consortium, or EPIC, service by adding a direct call at Hazira, India, in an attempt to circumvent growing delays at the nearby public port of Nhava Sheva.
02 Jul 2015
India’s transportation infrastructure upgrade program got another push with the World Bank approving the release of $650 million, the third tranche of a long–term program to help build up New Delhi’s much-delayed, eastern, dedicated freight corridor project.
01 Jul 2015
State-owned rail operator Container Corporation of India has slashed its charges for the movement of empty containers between Chennai Port and Bangalore, providing some respite for shippers struggling with port delays and ocean carrier surcharges.