JNPT records over 40% container growth in first half of financial year

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has recorded a 40.40% surge in container traffic for the first half of the 2021-2022 financial year (FY2021-22). JNPT handled some 2,703,051 TEU for the period, against 1,925,284 TEU for the same period last year. Total container traffic handled in September 2021 stood at 452,108 TEU, a growth of 18.86% […]

JNPT launches fleet of e-vehicles

JNPT launches new electric vehicle fleet to cut emissions

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has taken delivery of nine electric vehicles to let port workers travel within the container handling areas and cut carbon emissions, becoming the first hub in India to do so. In a statement, JNPT said the new fleet of electric vehicles is part of its wider efforts to make […]

JNPT launches new berth

JNPT opens new berth to decongest India’s maritime sector

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has flagged a trial operation at the newly constructed coastal berth as part of a drive to improve India’s maritime efficiency. The maiden trial run commenced with the handling of ‘ONGC Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) ‘Greatship Dhirit’ and was done so to provide an impetus for coastal cargo movement. To […]

JNPT records over 50% growth in container throughput for June

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has recorded a throughput of 441,984 TEU in June 2021 – a growth of 52.78% year-on-year (YoY). The considerable boost in container throughput compares to 289,292 TEU in June 2020. In terms of rail operations, JNPT handled 88,849 TEU of Inland Container Depot (ICD) traffic from 548 rakes (the […]

JNPT unveils new container scanners

JNPT inaugurates mobile container scanners to accelerate trade

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has inaugurated two mobile x-ray scanners at the Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) as part of its efforts to improve trade processes. In total, the JNPT has acquired three mobile container scanners, one for the each of its three terminals, at a cost of Rs 101 crore ($13.5 million). […]