While higher pay should improve labor relations, a host of other worker concerns remain unresolved.
Port of Mumbai
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
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.
15 May 2017
Indian authorities and labor federations are inching toward an agreement that would avert threatened work stoppages.
25 Apr 2017
A consortium of seven labor federations had earlier served notice of a nationwide strike from April 19, but later agreed to defer the action until May 12.
17 Apr 2017
If negotiations fail, it would be the second nationwide stoppage at major ports in two years.
11 Apr 2017
Unions are protesting a reform of major port trusts through new legislation dubbed the Major Ports Authority Bill 2016.
24 Mar 2017
India’s major ports face a fresh threat of labor stoppages.
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
In another big-ticket reform initiative, India’s union cabinet on Wednesday approved new legislation meant to transform major, or public, ports into independent companies.
11 Nov 2016
The government of India has released a “progress report” on its ambitious Sagar Mala investment program.
03 Oct 2016
India’s Directorate General of Shipping has extended its grace period for shippers to be fully compliant with the Safety of Life at Sea verified gross mass mandate.
12 Sep 2016
India is rolling out more trade-facilitating measures to speed up cargo flows and ease congestion at major ports.
02 Sep 2016
The immediate impact of a 24-hour nationwide strike underway Friday in India reportedly has been less severe than previously feared on the nation’s transport systems.
31 Aug 2016
Indian trade unions are going ahead with a strike planned for Friday despite government concessions.
29 Aug 2016
India’s maritime administrator is showing no sign of backing down from its previous diktat barring container terminal operators from offering container weighing services on-site for a fee.
17 Aug 2016
The Indian government seems to be treading cautiously on its long-contemplated plan to restructure major public port trusts.