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Private ports shrink Chennai’s market share
22 Jan 2018
Chennai has been unable to increase its market share, despite new industrial activity in South Asia.
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.
04 Aug 2017
India’s top container gateway is leading the gains.
09 Jun 2017
The end-to-end transport solution introduced in conjunction with rail operator Container Corporation of India (Concor) includes all cargo processes.
15 May 2017
Indian authorities and labor federations are inching toward an agreement that would avert threatened work stoppages.
09 May 2017
Container volumes at major ports surged in the first month of fiscal year 2017 to 2018.
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.
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
India’s major ports face a fresh threat of labor stoppages.
14 Mar 2017
Wan Hai Lines is focusing on new growth areas in India.
08 Mar 2017
Congestion at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust cut deeply into container volumes moving via India’s major public ports.
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.
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.
07 Dec 2016
India’s major, or public, ports booked strong growth in container volumes in 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.
10 Oct 2016
Productivity and capacity improvements via the government's Sagar Mala investments are beginning to produce results.
The rollout of the Safety of Life at Sea verified gross mass mandate in India has seen clashes between shippers, terminal operators, and regulators.
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.
08 Sep 2016
India’s major state-owned ports booked healthy growth in container volumes in August.
31 Aug 2016
Indian trade unions are going ahead with a strike planned for Friday despite government concessions.
Shippers and the Directorate of General of Shipping are unhappy with how some container terminals have been handling container weighing to comply with SOLAS.
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.
The port of Chennai, pictured, lost a Maersk Line call in April, which impacted its overall volumes in the first four months of the fiscal year.
10 Aug 2016
Traffic at major, or public, Indian ports rose in the first four months of the fiscal year, but growth could have been higher.
India's Sagar Mala port-led development program includes the establishment of logistics and manufacturing clusters across a wide range of industries including food production.
08 Aug 2016
Waste caused by poor logistics is estimated to cost India around $45 billion per year, or 4.3 percent of GDP, according to global consulting firm McKinsey.
Construction workers in India will have plenty to keep them busy as the government pours billions into the ports sector to increase capacity and productivity under the Sagar Mala program.
21 Jul 2016
India on Wednesday approved the formation of Sagarmala Development Company, to coordinate and implement the mammoth Sagar Mala port development program.
19 Jul 2016
Terminals in India's busiest port are facing heat over allegations of unnecessary container weighing to meet SOLAS.
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.