After months of heated debate, lawmakers in India are moving forward with new port tariff regulations designed to roll back competitive advantages afforded to newer terminal operators within the current framework.
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06 Mar 2019
Long-haul container carriers are looking to take advantage of a recent change in India cabotage rules intended to lure transshipment cargo away from foreign hub ports.
07 Feb 2019
Foreign carriers are now free to transport containers for transshipment between Indian ports, but high port-vessel-related charges and a lack of sufficient gateway cargo remain a deterrent to mainline carriers looking to offer regular calls at Cochin.
07 Sep 2018
Further, the latest data suggest that the intensifying fight between Krishnapatnam and Kattupalli for market share will further cut into volume moving through Chennai port's terminals.
22 Jan 2018
Chennai has been unable to increase its market share, despite new industrial activity in South Asia.
15 Jan 2018
The combined overall, average dwell time at major ports, which together represent roughly 70 percent of Indian containerized cargo, edged up.
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
08 Nov 2017
India’s efforts to bring down cargo dwell times as part of a larger ease-of-doing-business program have yet to translate into steady improvements.
07 Nov 2017
The settlement followed discussions between union leaders and government agencies Tuesday morning.
06 Nov 2017
Hundreds of containers are stranded at the terminal and off-site yards.
19 Oct 2017
Although the gain is encouraging for public ports, the threat private ports pose to their market share remains.
12 Oct 2017
India’s GDP growth plummeted to a three-year low of 5.7 percent in the first fiscal quarter, and slower GDP growth is likely in the cards for the second quarter.
07 Sep 2017
DP World is placing high hopes on the Vallarpadam Terminal at Cochin, India.
06 Sep 2017
India’s major, or public, ports together account for roughly 70 percent of the country’s total container trade.
16 Aug 2017
Union representatives and officials from the chief labor commissioner have had several rounds of negotiations.
04 Aug 2017
India’s top container gateway is leading the gains.
08 Jun 2017
Volume reached a new monthly high of 47,000 TEU in May.
06 Jun 2017
The country’s 12 major ports together handled 1.5 million TEU during April and May.
31 May 2017
The biggest beneficiary has been Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
09 May 2017
Container volumes at major ports surged in the first month of fiscal year 2017 to 2018.
17 Apr 2017
If negotiations fail, it would be the second nationwide stoppage at major ports in two years.
04 Apr 2017
Traffic at major ports, which account for 70 percent of India’s container trade, increased 3 percent year-over-year.
24 Mar 2017
DP World is brimming with confidence about future prospects in the emerging Asian economy.
24 Mar 2017
India’s major ports face a fresh threat of labor stoppages.
08 Mar 2017
Congestion at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust cut deeply into container volumes moving via India’s major public ports.
06 Mar 2017
The container trains from Bangalore inland container depot leave every Friday to reach Cochin by Sunday.
07 Feb 2017
Strong growth at smaller ports helped offset weakness at India's top container gateway.
23 Jan 2017
India’s major, or public, ports are slowly regaining market share lost to their so-called minor, or private, rivals over the past few years.
06 Jan 2017
The pace of growth could accelerate in the coming months.
30 Dec 2016
This year has been one of “remarkable” growth for DP World in India.
27 Dec 2016
Indian shippers appear less keen to rely on the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka for their international transshipment.
16 Dec 2016
The government of India has set the date by which all major, or public, ports should have in automated gate technologies.
14 Dec 2016
An analysis of productivity data collected by JOC.com shows all dominant container ports booked significantly lower dwell times year-over-year in the first eight fiscal months through the end of November.
11 Nov 2016
The government of India has released a “progress report” on its ambitious Sagar Mala investment program.
07 Nov 2016
Container volumes at India’s major public ports are continuing to grow at a healthy pace thanks to capacity upgrades and productivity improvements.
25 Oct 2016
A tariff hike for the DP World facility in Cochin Port could make shippers using the terminal rethink their decision.
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