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11 Jul 2016
India is scouting for U.S. investment and technology for its infrastructure development program.
08 Jul 2016
There's more good news for the Narendra Modi-led government that has made port development a high priority.
01 Jul 2016
It was “business as usual” at container terminals in India's major port complexes on Friday.
28 Jun 2016
India’s Directorate General of Shipping has issued a supplementary decree allowing shippers more time to comply with requirements laid down in its final ordinance issued May 11.
13 Jun 2016
Indian lawmakers have unveiled draft legislation aimed at transforming major public port trusts.
08 Jun 2016
Container volumes at India’s major public ports are growing steadily after a sluggish performance last fiscal year.
26 May 2016
After recording sluggish growth last fiscal year amid a weaker global economy, India’s major public ports got off to a healthy and promising start in fiscal 2016 and 2017.
25 May 2016
The government of India is looking to automate gate transactions at the country's major ports.
16 May 2016
India is accelerating its drive for private investment in its ports and maritime sectors.
11 May 2016
India shippers will have more leeway on the tolerance level of variation for container weights, and one decision of the Directorate General of Shipping could impact shippers.
11 Apr 2016
India’s ports sector continued its financial recovery in fiscal 2015-16 after its 12 major state-owned ports, known as major ports, booked an increase in operating profit of 19 percent.
05 Apr 2016
India’s major ports controlled by the union government recorded a 3 percent year-over-year increase in container throughput in fiscal year 2015-16, which ended March 31, according to the newest provisional port statistics collected by JOC.com.
07 Mar 2016
India’s state-owned major ports booked a 2.6 percent increase in container volumes in the first 11 fiscal months compared with the same period the prior fiscal year, the newest provisional port figures collected by JOC.com show.
18 Feb 2016
India will issue tenders in March for a consulting study on the development of a new transshipment port at Colachel on the Malabar coast on the southernmost tip of the subcontinent.
09 Feb 2016
Container throughput at India’s major public ports was up 2.21 percent year-over-year in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2015-16, but the growth would have been slightly higher if the largest container handler, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, hadn’t faced slowdowns due to prolonged industrial unrest at the DP World facility in the harbor last month.
28 Jan 2016
Investment in India’s port infrastructure will reach $2.1 billion in fiscal 2015-16 and add 162 million tonnes (179 million tons) per annum of new capacity to the country’s 12 largest ports, according to the country’s Ministry of Shipping.
08 Jan 2016
Container throughput at India’s major, state-owned ports showed a modest increase in the first three fiscal quarters from a year earlier as sluggish global demand continues to weigh heavily on the country’s foreign trade.
07 Oct 2015
The volume handled at India’s major public ports grew a meager 2 percent in the first fiscal half amid sluggish global trade demand and growing service bottlenecks at some of the country’s main container gateways, particularly Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
07 Apr 2015
Container volumes grew 6.7 percent year-over-year in fiscal year 2014-2015 at India’s major ports owned by the federal government, according to provisional port figures compiled by JOC.com.
18 Mar 2015
Publicly owned major ports in India reported healthy levels of container throughput growth during April 2014 to February 2015, the first 11 months of fiscal year 2014-15, compared to the volumes in the previous year, according to the latest provisional figures compiled by JOC.com.
15 Jan 2015
PSA International has divested its entire stake in a container terminal facility at India’s Port of Kolkata.
10 Jul 2014
The volume of containers shipped via major ports in India climbed nearly 4 percent year-over-year from April to June, the first quarter of fiscal year 2014-15, showing signs of a slight turnaround in global trade.
11 Jun 2014
State-owned major ports in India recorded moderate levels of container throughput growth during April and May.
12 May 2014
Container throughput at major ports in India climbed 3.71 percent year-over-year in April.
05 Apr 2014
The volume of export and import containers handled at major ports in India slid 3 percent year-over-year in fiscal year 2013-14, from April 2013 to March 2014, but total cargo tonnage inched up 1.78 percent, according to the latest traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association.
09 Mar 2014
PSA International, through its wholly owned subsidiary PSA Bharat Investments, has won a container-handling contract at India’s Kolkata Port, helping the Singapore-based terminal operator consolidate operations in the eastern cargo gateway.
12 Feb 2014
The number of containers shipped via major ports in India slipped 4 percent year-over-year in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2013-14, but overall cargo tonnage inched up 1.4 percent, according to the latest traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association.
06 Feb 2014
The Indian government has approved plans to develop five new cargo terminals, including four major container facilities, at various state-owned ports through public-private partnerships, as part of its $110 billion port capacity-building program.
08 Jan 2014
The volume of export and import containers handled by major ports in India declined 4.15 percent year-over-year from April to December...
30 Dec 2013
A consortium comprising DP World and Mumbai-based J.M. Baxi Group has been selected to build and operate a new container terminal at Visakhapatnam, a major state-owned cargo hub on India’s southeastern coast.
13 Dec 2013
Container throughput at major ports in India tumbled 5.16 percent year-over-year from April through November, but total cargo tonnage inched up 1.43 percent, according to provisional figures released by the Indian Ports Association.
15 Nov 2013
The volume of containers handled by major state-owned ports in India declined 4.56 percent year-over-year from April through October, but total cargo tonnage was up 1.68 percent, according to the latest provisional traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association.
14 Oct 2013
Container traffic at major ports in India tumbled 4.5 percent year-over-year in the first half of fiscal year 2013-14, but total cargo throughput was up 2.3 percent...
11 Sep 2013
Container volume at India’s major state-owned ports slipped 4.37 percent during April to August from a year earlier, but total throughput was nearly 2 percent higher, according to the latest traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association.