Port of Mumbai

Port of Mumbai

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.
28 Dec 2015
Indira Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd. at India’s Port of Mumbai last week began container-handling at its offshore berth with the call of the Bahri Yanbu, ending months of uncertainty surrounding the future of the new, privately-developed cargo facility.
29 Oct 2015
After years of saying it was nearing completion of a new, privately-operated offshore container terminal, authorities at the Mumbai Port Trust are now looking to redesign and rebid the troubled project.
31 Aug 2015
Negotiations spearheaded by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his other cabinet colleagues to avert a threatened general strike on Wednesday collapsed at the weekend, setting the stage for a big battle between labor unions and government authorities.
30 Apr 2015
Strong growth across multiple segments, especially intermodal, helped India’s Gateway Distriparks Ltd. deliver impressive results in fiscal year 2014-15, which ended March 31.
Port of Mumbai, India, container stacks
23 Apr 2015
In an attempt to lure more container cargo, India’s Mumbai Port Trust has extended its previously introduced trade incentive schemes for another year, ending in March 2016.
15 Apr 2015
Shippers and logistics providers using APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, are still facing delays because of bottlenecks related to rubber-tire gantry crane operations and gate activity, according to shipping sources in Nhava Sheva.
27 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government has approved a special-purpose company with equity participation of all major ports to implement rail connectivity projects aimed at improving supply chain services.
13 Mar 2015
An agreement between Indian dockworker union leaders and labor board officials was reached late Friday, averting a threatened indefinite nationwide strike that would have seriously disrupted operations at the country’s major ports.
02 Mar 2015
The Indian federal government pledged to go ahead with its plans to make major ports independent companies instead of government-controlled landlord ports despite fierce opposition from the highly unionized labor force.
25 Feb 2015
A nationwide indefinite dockworker strike is planned to start March 9 in India, threatening to disrupt the country’s transport systems when port volumes see a turnaround.
06 Feb 2015
India’s major ports owned by the federal government reported a year-over-year growth in container volumes of 7.5 percent from April 2014 through January 2015, the first 10 months of fiscal year 2014-15, according to provisional port data compiled by JOC.com.
29 Dec 2014
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Nhava Sheva), India's largest container gateway, is showing no signs of getting ahead of the congestion problems that have plagued India’s largest container handler for much of 2014.
05 Dec 2014
Officials celebrated the start of operations at Mumbai port’s new $300 million offshore container terminal with the arrival last week of the Hoegh Delhi, a roll-on, roll-off vessel.
Edith Maersk
25 Aug 2014
The persistent congestion clogging major gateway ports in the U.S. and Europe is raising a debate about whether it’s just peak-season volumes causing delays in import shipments or the inability of ports to handle the sharp growth in container ship sizes.
21 Aug 2014
Container throughput at major state-owned ports in India expanded 5.3 percent year-over-year during April to July, the first four months of fiscal year 2014-15, according to preliminary figures released by the Indian Ports Association.
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.
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...
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.
Map of India
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...
Port of Mumbai terminal gate
04 Oct 2013
Cargo throughput at India’s Port of Mumbai slid 4.5 percent year-over-year in the first half of fiscal year 2013-14, according to the port authority.
Map showing Mumbai, India.
24 Sep 2013
India’s Mumbai Port Authority has awarded Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors a contract for maintenance dredging of port berths to help alleviate draft restrictions.
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.
07 Aug 2013
The volume of containers handled by major ports in India slipped 4.73 percent year-over-year from April to July, the first four months of fiscal year 2013-14, the Indian Ports Association said in a statement.
08 Jul 2013
Container volumes at major ports in India slipped 4 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013-14, the Indian Ports Association said in a statement.
Mumbai port operations
04 Jul 2013
Cargo throughput at India’s Mumbai Port slipped 14 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013-14, the port authority said in a statement.
21 Jun 2013
India’s Mumbai Port Authority has issued a request for qualification from interested bidders for the construction of a new “offshore multi-purpose cargo berth.”
10 Jun 2013
The volume of containers handled by major ports in India declined 4.56 percent year-over-year in the first two months of
06 Jun 2013
Throughput at India’s Port of Mumbai fell 19 percent year-over-year in the first two months of fiscal year 2013-14, the port authority said in a statement this week.
09 May 2013
The Indian Ports Association reported container throughput at major ports fell about 4 percent year-over-year in April, the first month of fiscal year 2013-14.