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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.
23 May 2016
India’s port connectivity infrastructure, which is a source of regular frustration for shippers and logistics providers, should show some improvement in the coming years.
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.
12 Feb 2016
DP World on Friday unveiled a plan to invest $1 billion in India over the next few years, as the Dubai-headquartered terminal operator looks to tap into potential growth opportunities in the emerging Asian economy.
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.
09 Feb 2015
From the Port of Visakhapatnam on India's southeastern coast, Shreyas Shipping and Logistics' fortnightly service feeds into global transshipment connections available at Jebel Ali in Dubai.
25 Jan 2015
Only 60-70 percent of India’s port capacity was currently being utilized, and that issue should be addressed before the country embarked on ambitious new port projects, according to Visakhapatnam port chairman M.T. Krishna Babu.
05 Nov 2014
A container terminal on the Bay of Bengal will add 1.4 million TEUs of capacity to India's eastern coast when it opens in March 2016.
17 Oct 2014
India’s Port of Visakhapatnam reopened to marine traffic today, five days after Cyclone Hudhud’s devastation at the state-owned port complex.
15 Oct 2014
India’s Port of Visakhapatnam is likely to remain closed to vessel traffic for a few more days, after sustaining what local sources said was severe damage from Cyclone Hudhud’s winds and tidal surge on Oct. 12.
14 Oct 2014
The Port of Visakhapatnam remained closed to vessel operations Tuesday, two days after Cyclone Hudhud left devastating damage to India’s eastern port city.
13 Oct 2014
Operations at India’s eastern ports of Visakhapatnam and Gangavaram remained suspended on Monday following the devastation wrought by Cyclone Hudhud, a storm that hammered in at with wind speeds of up to 90 miles per hour on Sunday.
12 Oct 2014
Cyclone Hudhud has left its mark on India’s eastern ports of Visakhapatnam and Gangavaram, which are currently closed, with access to dock facilities totally denied, according to India shipping sources.
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.
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.
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.
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