India is rolling out more trade-facilitating measures to speed up cargo flows and ease congestion at major ports.
Port of Mumbai
28 Jun 2016
India’s Directorate General of Shipping has issued a supplementary decree allowing shippers more time to comply with requirements laid down in its final ordinance issued May 11.
13 Jun 2016
Indian lawmakers have unveiled draft legislation aimed at transforming major public port trusts.
26 May 2016
After recording sluggish growth last fiscal year amid a weaker global economy, India’s major public ports got off to a healthy and promising start in fiscal 2016 and 2017.
11 May 2016
India shippers will have more leeway on the tolerance level of variation for container weights, and one decision of the Directorate General of Shipping could impact shippers.
11 May 2016
APM Terminals announced Wednesday it will provide container weighing services at 29 locations across its global network to ensure a smooth transition to an international regulation that comes into force on July 1.
11 Apr 2016
India’s ports sector continued its financial recovery in fiscal 2015-16 after its 12 major state-owned ports, known as major ports, booked an increase in operating profit of 19 percent.
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.
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 Dec 2015
Indira Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd. at India’s Port of Mumbai last week began container-handling at its offshore berth with the call of the Bahri Yanbu, ending months of uncertainty surrounding the future of the new, privately-developed cargo facility.
29 Oct 2015
After years of saying it was nearing completion of a new, privately-operated offshore container terminal, authorities at the Mumbai Port Trust are now looking to redesign and rebid the troubled project.
31 Aug 2015
Negotiations spearheaded by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his other cabinet colleagues to avert a threatened general strike on Wednesday collapsed at the weekend, setting the stage for a big battle between labor unions and government authorities.