Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals, which officially opened in February, has added a fortnightly coastal service from domestic shortsea ship operator Shreyas Shipping and Logistics.
Port of Jawaharlal Nehru
16 Oct 2018
The impasse occurred after the company fired a large number of contract workers — reportedly 99 — as part of an operational realignment to reduce costs and improve profitability.
05 Oct 2018
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal, which commenced full-fledged operations in February, increased volume substantially — powered by more ship calls — and notched a new, impressive quayside productivity rate, on the strength of crane upgrades.
04 Oct 2018
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust handles the majority of India’s container freight and, as such, that connectivity improvement is extremely significant for the emerging market economy — and for shippers.
03 Oct 2018
Protesters Wednesday morning blocked all access points to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, bringing container movement to a halt. The stoppage was tentatively called off later in the day, after authorities agreed to hold talks with demonstrators on Oct. 10 regarding a new package deal.
25 Sep 2018
As trade concerns persist, the Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies — representing local ship agents — called on authorities to address "still-unresolved" inland logistics challenges faced by ocean carriers and others at Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals.
19 Sep 2018
A six-vessel India-Middle East-East Mediterranean consortium — comprising CMA CGM and Cosco Container Lines — has shifted operations from APM Terminals’ Gateway Terminals India to PSA's Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal.
10 Sep 2018
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust handles the majority of India’s container trade and, hence, the government is keen on achieving speedier freight movement to/from through terminals there.
24 Aug 2018
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals, which has handled about 150,000 TEU as of August 2018, this month added nine, new rubber-tire gantry cranes, bringing the total cranes to 27, PSA India officials said.
22 Aug 2018
The two sides have different interpretations regarding how the direct port delivery system is faring and its cargo flow process.
21 Aug 2018
The latest tech upgrade at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust represents more good news for truck drivers.
17 Aug 2018
The Container Freight Station Association of India, which represents 27 container freight station operators, has urged authorities to deal with terminals’ disinclination toward the wider direct port delivery logistics operation at an upcoming stakeholder review meeting.
15 Aug 2018
Officials concluded that instead of a sudden, sweeping policy change, the port will work toward reducing free times for all "export containers" handled via inland container depots (ICDs) to six days from seven days and, depending on the progress, a further reduction will be considered.
13 Aug 2018
Stakeholder APM Terminals Mumbai informed parties of likely delays. “This stoppage of traffic will have an adverse impact on terminal gate movement and traffic around [the] port area,” APM Terminals stated in a trade advisory.
08 Aug 2018
Direct port delivery — in which importers can clear their cargo direct from the wharf within 48 hours of landing at the port — is an integral part of the Indian government’s efforts to decrease cargo dwell times and increase productivity.
03 Aug 2018
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust handles the majority of India’s container freight and, as such, the government is extremely keen on reducing cargo dwell times there.
27 Jul 2018
As in Brazil, a segment of India’s truck sector is protesting a rise in diesel prices, and the truckers argue India’s government can take steps to strengthen their business model.
25 Jul 2018
Protesters — seeking a special, community-based reservation program for jobs and education — blockaded all main highways and port connecting arteries.
24 Jul 2018
Local trade sources said that labor groups are pressing for a reversal of an action by APM Terminals.
19 Jul 2018
While higher pay should improve labor relations, a host of other worker concerns remain unresolved.
18 Jul 2018
Major ports’ productivity statistics collected from official sources show vessel turnaround times have dramatically improved in recent years.
16 Jul 2018
Authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust believe less free time for rail shipments would improve port operations, but shipping agents are dubious.
11 Jul 2018
The government has set a firm Sept. 30 deadline for all ports and terminals to join the radio frequency identification (RFID) program; a decree allows stakeholders to apply a mandatory RFID user charge of about $2 per container.
06 Jul 2018
Port statistics show Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals processed 17 ship calls in June, compared with 10 calls a month since March, after the new terminal settled into a steady/seamless operation.
28 Jun 2018
Authorities have asked stakeholders to examine a proposed fast-track/streamlined last-mile/last touch logistics plan for inland container depots — dubbed “direct inland delivery” — which they believe will prove to be another major boon for hinterland shippers.
14 Jun 2018
The government, at a recent stakeholder review meeting regarding trade reforms, set a Sept. 30 deadline for nationwide radio-frequency identification operations.
13 Jun 2018
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals substantially increased its crane rates and rail volume last month — and the latter improvement is particularly noteworthy, after previous mixed train handling issues with its peers at the port.
11 Jun 2018
The improvement reportedly came after terminal and port authorities jointly worked on alternative traffic measures to clear up truck line buildups, following intense pressure from the truckers’ association and various trade groups.
08 Jun 2018
DP World said the longer truck turn times are infrastructure upgrade-based, but truckers argue they are a reoccurring problem.
22 May 2018
Sources at the public harbor told JOC.com that the APL Savannah, one of eight vessels deployed in the Europe Pakistan India Consortium 1 (EPIC 1), docked at Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Monday.
18 May 2018
The coalition of unions wants what it termed "three core job issues" addressed, which it says officials agreed to in August 2017.
16 May 2018
Port leaders, however, expressed apprehension that any change in established operating practices could cause major commercial repercussions for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in a hyper-competitive environment.
14 May 2018
Although there isn’t a permanent solution yet regarding the truckers’ concerns, shippers and ocean carriers using JNPT are expressing relief over resumption of drayage operations.
11 May 2018
India’s trade officials this week underscored that logistics reforms are designed to speed cargo and boost trade, and that the reforms are not without dislocation for selected stakeholders.
10 May 2018
The truckers' strike is already affecting terminal productivity, according to gate move statistics.
09 May 2018
Truckers are unhappy with the administration of a key port productivity program at the Port of Jawaharlal Nehru and are refusing to work.
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