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2nd highest Container handling in the month of JULY, 15 in the history of JNPort

JNPT, India’s No. 1 Container Port has handled container traffic of  3, 98,974 TEUs in the month of July’15 which is 10.6 % higher than June’15 figures of  3, 60,624 TEUs.

Further JNPCT, Port owned container terminal has registered a growth of 13% in comparison with the June’15 figures.

July container handling of 3,98,974 TEUs has been […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments

Coal to drive growth of Krishnapatnam Port: Chinta Sasidhar

Operating amidst four established ports in its close vicinity on the eastern seacoast, Krishnapatnam Port, youngest of them all, had achieved a 67% growth in cargo volumes at 40.74 million tonnes on the back of a rise in coal imports during the year 2014-15. Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the port concessionaire promoted by Hyderabad-based […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments

India: Mumbai port authority introduces mandatory Yellow Fever precautions

MUMBAI Port Health Authority has announced that ships that have called at ports in countries where Yellow Fever is endemic within 30 days from the date of departure will be labelled”suspect vessels” and will be subject to Indian port health rules.

Any person arriving from these countries within six days of the date of departure will […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments

India: Gateway Distriparks acquires land to set up container freight station at Krishnapatnam Port

Gateway Distriparks today said it is expanding footprint in new geographical areas as it has acquired about 48 acres land at the Krishnapatnam Port near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh for setting up a container freight station (CFS) and warehouses.

The proposed CFS at Krishnapatnam port will be GDL’s seventh and is strategically located between Chennai and […]

By |July 31st, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments

Abu Dhabi Terminals at Khalifa Port lift 3 million TEU after 3 years

ABU Dhabi Terminals (ADT) says it set a new container throughput record on July 26 when it handled its three millionth TEU, the highest throughput since it commenced operations at Khalifa Port at the end of 2012.

The three millionth container was achieved while serving the 6,500-TEU Hanjin Xiamen, a ship belonging to ADT’s long-term customer, […]

By |July 31st, 2015|Latest News, Port News|0 Comments

Chennai Port commences new train shuttle for import containers from PSA CITPL to ICD Tondiarpet

A new train shuttle service for Import containers from PSA’s Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL) to Inland Container Deport Tondiarpet (ICD TNPM) has commenced on 24 July 2015. The first rake carrying 76 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of Import containers was flagged off from the terminal by Mr. Atulya Misra, IAS, Chairman, Chennai Port Trust (ChPT). He was […]

By |July 30th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments

India: JN port to raise Rs2,600 crore in dollar loans for road-widening project

The Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) Port Trust, which ships more than half of India’s containerized cargo passing through its ports, plans to raise as much as Rs.2,600 crore worth of dollar-denominated loans by March to help fund a road-widening project for faster evacuation of cargo.
Doubling the highway from the existing four lane to cater to the […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments

DP World first half volume up 4.1pc, owned terminals lift 14.4 million TEU

DUBAI’s global ports operator DP World posted a 4.1 per cent year-on-year first half throughput from its portfolio of container terminals worldwide.

Consolidated volumes, at terminals over which DP World has full control, rose 3.5 per cent to 14.4 million TEU.

Growth was largely driven by Europe and United Arab Emirates terminals, with UAE volume growing six […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Latest News, Port News|0 Comments

S. Korea’s seaport cargo inches up in H1

Cargo processed at South Korean seaports grew slightly from a year earlier in the first half on a rise in import-export cargo, the government said.

In the first six months of the year, cargo handled at the country’s seaports came to 713.2 million tons, up 0.8 percent from the same period last year, according to the […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Latest News, Port News|0 Comments

India: Karaikal port wants bonhomie with state-run Chennai port

While it is common for the promoters of green-field ports to seek specialist private cargo handlers to run their specific facilities, here is a case where the developer of a private port on India’s eastern coast is looking for help from a port owned by the Indian government to spruce up its operations.

Karaikal Port Pvt. […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Latest News, Local News, Port News|0 Comments