India

23 Jun 2016
The projects are part of a long-term government program to more than double the country’s overall port capacity.
10 Aug 2015
Ocean carriers have begun levying surcharges on Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust cargo to compensate for operational cost increases caused by the prolonged shutdown of APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, even as JNPT maintains it is taking all the necessary steps to mitigate supply chain disruptions at India’s largest container gateway.
10 Aug 2015
India’s major public ports boosted container volumes by nearly 5 percent in July from a year earlier, helping the ports recover from a year-over-year decline of 1.5 percent in throughput recorded last month, according to the latest provisional port statistics compiled by JOC.com.
07 Aug 2015
All operations at Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, continue to be shut down after conciliatory efforts by stakeholders to settle a prolonged labor contract dispute related to rubber-tired gantry crane operations collapsed Friday afternoon, forcing ocean carriers to reroute vessels and causing unprecedented shipping backlogs at the country’s biggest public container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
06 Aug 2015
Gateway Terminals India, the largest container facility in the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, remained closed to all shipping activities for the third consecutive day Thursday due to labor troubles, leaving beleaguered ocean carriers scrambling for alternative berthing options and shippers’ cargo stranded at the country’s busiest container port. Other terminals are also facing congestion on connecting arteries.
04 Aug 2015
The port-based logistics provider said it has acquired 48 acres adjacent to the Krishnapatnam port, near Chennai, for the construction of a new container freight station a month after the company kicked off a plan to build an inland container depot center at Viramgam, near Ahmedabad in Gujarat State.
03 Aug 2015
Transport Corporation of India posted a 17.4 percent jump in net profit in the first fiscal quarter, primarily on the back of strong gains from its freight division.
31 Jul 2015
Gati Ltd., India’s leading express distribution and supply chain solutions provider, reported its group net income fell 33.3 percent in the first fiscal quarter from a year earlier to Rs. 10 crore (about $1.56 million) despite healthy revenue growth.
30 Jul 2015
Blue Dart Express, India’s leading air express and logistics service provider, posted a big jump in net earnings in the first fiscal quarter, as income from operations increased significantly, driven by new business strategies.
29 Jul 2015
All of the major public ports in India will soon set up a green channel for the clearance of coastal cargo, another initiative by the Narendra Modi-led government to reduce supply chain bottlenecks.
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.