India

05 May 2016
International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, did not make much headway in getting major mainline calls in the first three years of its operations at India's Port of Cochin but is now on a path to rapid growth.
02 Apr 2016
Labor problems associated with rubber-tire gantry crane operations that had been a key contributor to congestion and bottlenecks at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust last year have resurfaced, hours after JOC.com reported that stable industrial relations are imperative if India’s biggest public container handler intends to cope with the challenges ahead in this era of ever-larger mega ship calls and fierce competition from nearby private ports.
01 Apr 2016
DP World-operated Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Friday hosted the MSC Cristina, reportedly the largest container ship ever to call Indian shores.
01 Apr 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust finished fiscal year 2015-16 with a new record in container lifts even as weaker global demand and other challenges, especially labor flare-ups and landside bottlenecks, hurt the pace of growth at India’s busiest pubic container gateway.
30 Mar 2016
The landside bottlenecks plaguing publicly-owned Chennai Port are seen as increasingly benefiting new, privately operated, minor cargo terminals on India’s southeastern coast.
29 Mar 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which has now moved into an era of mega-ship calls on the back of a deeper channel, is inching toward a new record in container lifts during the current fiscal year, which ends March 31.
28 Mar 2016
A pact between India and Bangladesh to streamline and bolster coastal shipping operations between the two countries is beginning to bear fruit with the first departure of a container ship under those guidelines from Krishnapatnam, India, on Monday.
24 Mar 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has entered a new era of mega-ship calls after India’s busiest public container handler completed a dredging project that deepened its fairway to 14 meters (46 feet).
23 Mar 2016
Shreyas Shipping and Logistics, India’s fast-growing short-sea ship operator, last week added a vessel with a capacity of 1,700 twenty-foot-equivalent units to its fleet.
22 Mar 2016
APM Terminals Pipavav, or Gujarat Pipavav Port, on Tuesday celebrated the arrival of its first double-stack freight train from Container Corporation of India’s newly-opened “multimodal logistics park” at Kathuwas in the northern state of Rajasthan.
22 Mar 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has extended a previously-announced scheme allowing concessions on handling charges for rail containers until further notice, as India’s busiest container handler tries to lure shippers away from trucks to ease congestion in the harbor.