The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 4.77% and together handled 679.35 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April 2017 to March 2018.
With a view to providing more autonomy and flexibility to Major Ports and to professionalize their governance, the Government has introduced Major Port Authorities Bill in Parliament.
On a trade mission to India, MPA has signed a Cooperative Agreement with Mundra Port, Gujarat State, north of Mumbai.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister has approved amendments to the MCA to make the Port Projects more investor-friendly and make investment climate in the Port Sector more attractive.
The Indian Government is making continuous efforts to improve the efficiency of major ports in the country.
India’s total containerized cargo capacity of 8.75 million TEUs at all its 12 major ports, a key indicator of a country’s integration with global supply chain for value-added manufactured goods.
JNPCT is constantly innovating and up-scaling operations to not only meet but exceed global benchmarks with an underlying commitment to provide seamless customer service and ease of doing business.
JNPT improved its performance in container cargo in terms of TEUs by handling 2.4 million TEUs as compared to 2.26 million TUEs in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Major ports in India have recorded a growth of 3.24% and together handled 326.4 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to September, 2017
The Ministry of Shipping has issued a notification renaming Kandla Port Trust as Deendayal Port Trust with effect from 25th of September, 2017.