Port of Chennai

03 May 2016
DP World-operated Chennai Container Terminal said it has made significant progress in easing truck bottlenecks that have long plagued India’s second-largest public container gateway and busiest gateway on the east coast.
12 Feb 2016
DP World on Friday unveiled a plan to invest $1 billion in India over the next few years, as the Dubai-headquartered terminal operator looks to tap into potential growth opportunities in the emerging Asian economy.
09 Feb 2016
Container throughput at India’s major public ports was up 2.21 percent year-over-year in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2015-16, but the growth would have been slightly higher if the largest container handler, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, hadn’t faced slowdowns due to prolonged industrial unrest at the DP World facility in the harbor last month.
28 Jan 2016
Investment in India’s port infrastructure will reach $2.1 billion in fiscal 2015-16 and add 162 million tonnes (179 million tons) per annum of new capacity to the country’s 12 largest ports, according to the country’s Ministry of Shipping.
08 Jan 2016
Container throughput at India’s major, state-owned ports showed a modest increase in the first three fiscal quarters from a year earlier as sluggish global demand continues to weigh heavily on the country’s foreign trade.
17 Dec 2015
Chennai Port Trust, India’s second-largest state-owned, major container handler, has announced a new incentive scheme to attract more container line calls.
08 Dec 2015
Container throughput at India’s major ports inched up 1.83 percent year-over-year in the first eight fiscal months, as sluggish global demand dragged down volume growth at the country’s state-owned cargo gateways.
04 Dec 2015
Nearly two weeks of heavy rains and unprecedented flooding have crippled supply chains and industrial activities in and around India’s southern port city of Chennai.
19 Oct 2015
DP World-operated Chennai Container Terminal last week received a call from the Maersk Serangoon, reportedly the longest container ship ever to call at India’s southeastern gateway.
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.
01 Jul 2015
State-owned rail operator Container Corporation of India has slashed its charges for the movement of empty containers between Chennai Port and Bangalore, providing some respite for shippers struggling with port delays and ocean carrier surcharges.