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.
Port of Jawaharlal Nehru
04 Feb 2016
Container terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest, public, container gateway, are gearing up to meet the July 1 implementation of new container weight rules set by the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea, or SOLAS, convention.
04 Feb 2016
DP World Nhava Sheva, which last month fought a long battle to end slowdowns brought on by industrial unrest, has upgraded its automated gate systems, allowing much faster truck turnarounds at India’s biggest container gateway, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
03 Feb 2016
In an attempt to ease congestion at terminal gates and reduce wait times for drayage, customs authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest, public, container gateway, have done away with the procedure requiring truckers to present gate-in permits issued electronically in hard copy form.
02 Feb 2016
Container volume at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust edged up roughly 1 percent year-over-year in January as India’s biggest, public container handler looks to speed up operations following the end of prolonged industrial unrest at the DP World facility in the harbor.
29 Jan 2016
Authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s busiest, public container gateway, aim to comply with the new container weight verification rules that are set to take effect July 1 by establishing a system to weigh containers within its normal yard operations.
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.
28 Jan 2016
India’s largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), handled 4.48 million TEU in 2015, representing growth of just 0.1 percent, as the port struggled with labor and congestion issues for much of the year.
25 Jan 2016
Jawaharal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container handler, last week more than doubled its refrigerated cargo-handling capacity when it opened a new reefer site in the harbor.
24 Jan 2016
A month-long industrial unrest in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, spearheaded by some employees at DP World-operated Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal over demands tied to wage increases and better working conditions, was settled over the weekend, allowing restoration of normal operations at India’s biggest container gateway.
21 Jan 2016
Gate operations at Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal, which took a hit due to the abrupt disruption earlier this week, have picked up speed over the past two days, according to the latest update from terminal operator DP World Nhava Sheva.
20 Jan 2016
Dockworker unions at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Tuesday agreed to recall their previous notice calling for a stoppage on Jan. 20 over demands tied to medical benefits following an intervention by port management that averted disruptions that would have placed more pressure on shippers and ocean carriers using India’s biggest container handler.