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.
Port of Nhava Sheva
Port of Nhava Sheva
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.
20 Feb 2015
State-owned intermodal operator Container Corporation of India said it has helped clear out the backlog of import containers destined for Ludhiana that had stacked up at major ports on the west coast over the past few months.
01 Feb 2015
Truckers grappling with long waits outside the Nhava Sheva port complex, India’s largest container gateway, could see some faster turnaround improvements when the port authority introduces “paperless” gate-in operation for export containers later this month.
25 Jan 2015
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.
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.