APM Terminals Mumbai has announced that it handled a record 2.3 million TEUs during 2017-18, the highest volume performance since the terminal was built in 2006.
The terminal handled over 633 vessels over the course of the year.
Nhava Sheva, the busiest container port in northwest India, handled a record 4.8 million TEUs in 2017, with APM Terminals Mumbai accounting for 42% of the port’s total container volume.
APM Terminals Mumbai is part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and is a joint venture between APM Terminals and the Container Corporation of India (CONCOR-A Government of India undertaking).
Operating from Nhava Sheva’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT), APM Terminals Mumbai is India’s largest container terminal handling facility in container throughput (TEUs), representing 18% of India's containerized cargo.
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Commenting on the achievement, Ravi Gaitonde, Managing Director of APM Terminals Mumbai, said: “This success is a result of the cooperation extended by the entire trade community including the cargo owners, Container Freight Station operators, transporters, rail operators and the port and customs authorities.
“We would like to thank the community for their business and support.
“We are continuously looking for ways to improve our service offering and increase the efficiency of the terminal to remain terminal of choice for our customers.”