The government of India believes its landlord ports are underutilizing their assets and land.
Port of Nhava Sheva
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.
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