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.
Port of Mumbai
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.
30 Apr 2015
Strong growth across multiple segments, especially intermodal, helped India’s Gateway Distriparks Ltd. deliver impressive results in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31.
23 Apr 2015
In an attempt to lure more container cargo, India’s Mumbai Port Trust has extended its previously introduced trade incentive schemes for another year, ending in March 2016.
15 Apr 2015
Shippers and logistics providers using APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, are still facing delays because of bottlenecks related to rubber-tire gantry crane operations and gate activity, according to shipping sources in Nhava Sheva.
27 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government has approved a special-purpose company with equity participation of all major ports to implement rail connectivity projects aimed at improving supply chain services.
13 Mar 2015
An agreement between Indian dockworker union leaders and labor board officials was reached late Friday, averting a threatened indefinite nationwide strike that would have seriously disrupted operations at the country’s major ports.
02 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government pledged to go ahead with its plans to make major ports independent companies instead of government-controlled landlord ports despite fierce opposition from the highly unionized labor force.
25 Feb 2015
A nationwide indefinite dockworker strike is planned to start March 9 in India, threatening to disrupt the country’s transport systems when port volumes see a turnaround.