There appears to be no real relief in sight to the supply chain woes that have long plagued Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s busiest public container gateway, costing shippers and the trade in general in more ways than one.
Port of Jawaharlal Nehru
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.
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).
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.
18 Mar 2016
DP World-operated Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal on Friday received a call from the 11,000 twenty-foot-equivalent unit MSC Francesca, the largest container ship ever to dock at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container gateway.
17 Mar 2016
In a followup to a previous trade advisory, customs authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust have set up a separate wing to handle processes related to “direct port delivery” for the clearance of import freight from India’s biggest public container gateway as part of larger program to facilitate trade and ease congestion in the harbor.
07 Mar 2016
India’s state-owned major ports booked a 2.6 percent increase in container volumes in the first 11 fiscal months compared with the same period the prior fiscal year, the newest provisional port figures collected by JOC.com show.
03 Mar 2016
Despite slowing global trade and off-and-on labor disruptions as well as other infrastructure woes, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, will most likely surpass its annual 2014-15 record throughput of 4.47 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the current fiscal year, which ends March 31, an analysis of the newest port figures collected by JOC.com show.
25 Feb 2016
The government of India on Wednesday approved a proposal by the Ministry of Shipping to secure up to $150 million in credit from the Export-Import Bank of India for the modernization and operation of cargo facilities at the port of Chabahar in Iran.
24 Feb 2016
DP World-operated container terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust are rolling out more steps to improve truck turn times, which have been a source of concern for shippers and drayage services providers using India’s busiest container gateway during the past year amid growing freight volumes.
19 Feb 2016
Global port design and engineering firm AECOM, which has been hired by the government of India to work on various port development projects under its “sagar-mala” scheme, concluded that authorities will need to spend close to Rs. 10,000 crore (approximately $1.5 billion) on the construction of basic infrastructure for a new, deep-water port at Vadhavan, near Dahanu in Maharashtra.
18 Feb 2016
India will issue tenders in March for a consulting study on the development of a new transshipment port at Colachel on the Malabar coast on the southernmost tip of the subcontinent.