Privately-operated Mundra Port recorded double-digit container throughput growth in the first fiscal half, driven in part by diversions from Jawaharlal Nehru Port disruptions and congestion that dragged down volumes at India’s largest public container handler during the same period.
Danish delegation led by Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs, Denmark visits APM Terminals CFS facility in Dadri
12 Oct 2015
PSA International this weekend broke ground on a fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, which will provide a future avenue to ease congestion at India’s largest container gateway.
11 Oct 2015
Growth in consumption of fruits, vegetables, meat and fish in emerging and newly industrialized countries should accelerate in the coming years, creating tailwinds for reefer container and specialized reefer operators.
09 Oct 2015
The government of India this week approved an infrastructure upgrade project at the major public port of Paradip, allowing the country’s second-largest general cargo handler to expand capacity and improve operational efficiency.
07 Oct 2015
The volume handled at India’s major public ports grew a meager 2 percent in the first fiscal half amid sluggish global trade demand and growing service bottlenecks at some of the country’s main container gateways, particularly Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
06 Oct 2015
Indian Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said the government plans to spend roughly Rs. 70,000 crore (approximately $10.7 billion) on upgrades for major public ports under the “Sagar Mala” project over the next five years.
05 Oct 2015
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, which operates India’s biggest non-government port complex at Mundra, is rapidly expanding its container-handling footprint to create a pan-India terminal network.
02 Oct 2015
The Indian government approved allocating Rs. 468 crore (approximately $72 million) to set up basic infrastructure for the long-awaited special economic zone at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, allowing the country's largest container handler to begin construction on a project that is designed to help drive up its cargo volumes.
30 Sep 2015
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container handler, is increasing intermodal train deployments and rolling out more proactive measures in an effort to alleviate the backlog of containerized freight built up during the past few weeks.
28 Sep 2015
The Indian federal government is retreating from a controversial “corporatization” plan to transform ‘major’, or public, port trusts into independent companies following stiff opposition from labor unions and some political groups, dealing a big blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reform efforts to stimulate trade and economic growth.
25 Sep 2015
Major road crossings along the India-Nepal border were closed Wednesday and while the border remains open for people crossing on foot or by bicycle, vehicles have been prevented from crossing by protesters on the Nepalese side and by India's Armed Border Force, the Sashastra Seema Bal or SSB, citing unrest as a security concern.