India

30 Aug 2016
Mediterranean Shipping Co. has introduced a new container service between India and Africa to “improve transit times and enhance delivery to those destinations.”
15 Aug 2016
Private terminal operators in India, especially those at major public ports, are extremely peeved that they have been shut out of the process tied to providing the verified gross mass, or VGM, of export containers to shippers.
The Port of Mumbai, pictured, is hoping to replicate the results of direct import delivery at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which drastically cut container dwell times.
12 Aug 2016
Port of Mumbai this week issued a trade advisory calling on shippers to use direct port delivery services for the clearance of their import cargo.
11 Aug 2016
State-owned Container Corporation of India’s net earnings slumped by double digits in the first fiscal quarter.
The port of Chennai, pictured, lost a Maersk Line call in April, which impacted its overall volumes in the first four months of the fiscal year.
10 Aug 2016
Traffic at major, or public, Indian ports rose in the first four months of the fiscal year, but growth could have been higher.
Millions of TEUs in capacity are being added to the port of Mundra, pictured, which is the flagship of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone.
09 Aug 2016
India’s biggest private port infrastructure developer continues to build on its recent growth.
The 13,000-TEU MSC Cristina, pictured at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, is the largest ship to ever call at an Indian port, and the completion of dredging at JNPT will make calls of similar vessels more common.
09 Aug 2016
India’s busiest container handler this week launched phase two of a dredging project to handle mega-ships.
India's Sagar Mala port-led development program includes the establishment of logistics and manufacturing clusters across a wide range of industries including food production.
08 Aug 2016
Waste caused by poor logistics is estimated to cost India around $45 billion per year, or 4.3 percent of GDP, according to global consulting firm McKinsey.
08 Aug 2016
Drayage bottlenecks have long been a drag on growth at Chennai.
04 Aug 2016
Although Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has maintained shippers are increasingly turning to rail instead of drayage, an analysis of the latest port traffic data collected by JOC.com paints a different picture.
03 Aug 2016
Krishnapatnam Port is emerging as a reliable alternative for shippers and major mainline carriers.