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.
Port of Jawaharlal Nehru
Port of Jawaharlal Nehru
26 Aug 2015
Logistics providers out of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust continue to report excessive truck delays and serious yard congestion at terminals in India’s biggest container gateway, largely the result of a freight buildup following the week-long shutdown of APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India.
25 Aug 2015
Shippers and ocean carriers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are bracing themselves for more delays and disruptions next week as unionized dockworkers at India’s biggest container gateway prepare to join a 24-hour general strike call issued by all major labor federations in the country.
21 Aug 2015
The backlog of containerized freight that built up over the past three weeks following the week-long shuttering of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India is wreaking havoc on supply chains at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s busiest container handler, according to local logistics providers.
19 Aug 2015
Regional Container Lines last week became the latest ocean carrier serving India to levy surcharges on Jawaharlal Nehru Port-bound cargo to cover costs that incurred from congestion and delays following the week-long shutdown of APM Terminals facility in the country’s largest container port complex.
14 Aug 2015
More ocean carriers have announced emergency surcharges for Jawaharlal Nehru Port-bound cargo to offset extra costs caused by the week-long shutdown of APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India.
12 Aug 2015
APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India resumed operations Wednesday morning following the end of a week-long shutdown due to labor troubles, but it will take stakeholders weeks to clear up cargo backlogs and bring ship schedules back on track at the country’s busiest container gateway, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, according to local shipping sources.
11 Aug 2015
Workers handling rubber-tired gantry crane operations and their employers at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust reached a new contract late Tuesday, ending a week-long strike that shut down APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India facility, the largest container terminal in India.
11 Aug 2015
In a sign Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust users are running out of patience with congestion spurred by the shutdown of APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, which halted operations August 4 following labor troubles, ship agents representing ocean carriers in JNPT have called on federal government agencies to urgently step in to restore normalcy at the country’s busiest container port.
10 Aug 2015
Ocean carriers have begun levying surcharges on Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust cargo to compensate for operational cost increases caused by the prolonged shutdown of APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, even as JNPT maintains it is taking all the necessary steps to mitigate supply chain disruptions at India’s largest container gateway.
07 Aug 2015
All operations at Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, continue to be shut down after conciliatory efforts by stakeholders to settle a prolonged labor contract dispute related to rubber-tired gantry crane operations collapsed Friday afternoon, forcing ocean carriers to reroute vessels and causing unprecedented shipping backlogs at the country’s biggest public container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
06 Aug 2015
Gateway Terminals India, the largest container facility in the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, remained closed to all shipping activities for the third consecutive day Thursday due to labor troubles, leaving beleaguered ocean carriers scrambling for alternative berthing options and shippers’ cargo stranded at the country’s busiest container port. Other terminals are also facing congestion on connecting arteries.