Only 60-70 percent of India’s port capacity was currently being utilized, and that issue should be addressed before the country embarked on ambitious new port projects, according to Visakhapatnam port chairman M.T. Krishna Babu.
Port of Nhava Sheva
Port of Nhava Sheva
22 Jan 2015
A labor dispute involving crane operators that produced intermittent gate closings and resultant violent protests by truck drivers over long waits at APM Terminals-managed Gateway Terminals India was settled Wednesday, giving beleaguered shippers relief after months-long cargo delays and congestion surcharges in Nhava Sheva, also known as Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
21 Jan 2015
APM Terminals management at India’s Port of Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust) on Wednesday said it is making all efforts to restore "complete" normalcy in the terminal operation and bring “vessel calls back on schedule.”
20 Jan 2015
Operations at the Port of Nhava Sheva returned to “near” normal levels Monday afternoon, a day after violent protests by container trailer drivers led to the closure of gates at APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India.
19 Jan 2015
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India closed its gates Sunday after truck drivers protesting intermittent gate closings at the facility violently clashed with police at the Nhave Sheva port complex.
08 Jan 2015
India’s major port complexes controlled by the federal government saw volume rise 8.2 percent in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2014-15 despite port congestion and the resulting diversion of some traffic to private, or so-called minor, ports.
05 Jan 2015
Private port operators in India are rapidly gaining market share on their government-owned rivals, as chronic capacity constraints and infrastructure woes at some of the major public port complexes spur the diversion of cargo and vessels to nearby minor ports, according to an analysis of port data.
05 Jan 2015
All of the leading seaports and airports in India moved to a 24/7 customs clearance operation as of Dec. 31, paving the way for a boost in the country’s export and import trade.
02 Jan 2015
Despite the persistent landside congestion and disruptions caused by an equipment upgrade in the last few months, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust achieved an all-time high in container movements in 2014, according to port sources.
09 Dec 2014
Almost half the container vessels arriving at the Asian ports of Ho Chi Minh City, Manila and Nhava Sheva between Oct. 15 and Nov. 15 were delayed more than 12 hours, and one third of the arriving ships faced delays of more than 24 hours, CargoSmart has found.
26 Nov 2014
Indian shippers already facing a wave of surcharges tied to landside congestion at major ports received another blow earlier this week when the federal government issued a decree allowing Indian Railways to charge a “port congestion surcharge” for cargo moving to inland distribution points.
19 Oct 2014
Severe port congestion at the Philippines’ port of Manila in recent months resulted in average vessel delays of more than five days, according to a recent report from CargoSmart.