Minor ports in India are aggressively eating into the market share of their government-owned big rivals, as shippers and ocean carriers frustrated with growing delays at some of the leading public port complexes, including Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, look for alternative port options, according to an analysis of port statistics obtained by JOC.com.
Danish delegation led by Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs, Denmark visits APM Terminals CFS facility in Dadri
10 Jun 2015
Indian authorities on Wednesday cleared the way for developing a big, new, container transshipment port at Vizhinjam, a deep-sea, green field site in the country’s southern state of Kerala.
09 Jun 2015
The volume of containers shipped via publicly-owned major ports in India expanded 4.3 percent year-over-year in April and May, the first two fiscal months, according to provisional port statistics collected by JOC.com.
08 Jun 2015
To stay ahead of expected trade growth in the country’s northwestern region, the government of India has kicked off a plan to build a new deep-water satellite port complex north of Mumbai harbor with public and private investments.
05 Jun 2015
Privately-operated Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal, riding high on significant traffic gains last fiscal year, has received a further boost with state-owned rail operator Container Corporation of India launching a new hinterland link to the east coast harbor.
05 Jun 2015
Shipping Corporation of India has revamped its intra-regional SCI Middle East India Liner Express service deployment to include additional domestic port coverage. The change provides a big push to the Narendra Modi-led government’s “sagar-mala” project, which is designed to upgrade the national freight transportation system via coastal shipping.
04 Jun 2015
China United Lines, part of Unitrans Group, has become the latest ocean carrier to try to tap growing demand on the intra-Asia trade lane by introducing a direct service between India and China.
03 Jun 2015
Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines has introduced a dedicated container feeder service between India and the Middle East.
02 Jun 2015
India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, or Nhava Sheva, which had been on the receiving end of intense shipper complaints over cargo delays in the recent past, is turning things around with an equipment upgrade and the introduction of other proactive measures.
01 Jun 2015
India’s Allcargo Logistics, through its wholly owned non-vessel-owning common carrier arm Ecu Line, made its first foray into the e-commerce logistics market by entering into a cargo consolidation contract with China online shopping giant Alibaba.
01 Jun 2015
India’s federal cabinet on Saturday gave final approval to an agreement allowing the introduction of coastal shipping services between the country’s east coast cargo gateways and ports in Bangladesh.