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JN Port attains 95% of cargo throughput as compared to September 2019

October 6, 2020: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), handled 3,80,384 TEUs in September 2020 which is 95 percent of cargo handled in September 2019(400,365 TEUs).

JNPT handled 1.92 million TEUs and 797 vessels during the half-year ending Sept 30, as against 2.57 million TEUs handled in the same period of the previous year.
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JNPT handled 1.92 million TEUs and 797 vessels during the half-year ending Sept 30, as against 2.57 million TEUs handled in the same period of the previous year.

October 6, 2020: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), handled 3,80,384 TEUs in September 2020 which is 95 percent of cargo handled in September 2019(400,365 TEUs).

There has been increase of 7.8 percent in throughput as compared to August 2020 (352,735 TEUs).

JNPT handled 1,925,302 TEUs (1.92 million TEUs) and 797 vessels during the half year ending September 30, 2020, as against 2,572,810 TEUs (2.57 million TEUs) handled in the same period during the previous year.

The overall traffic handled in the current financial year (April-Sep) was 26.93 million tonnes as compared to 34.41 million tonnes handled in the same period during the previous year.

Liquid Cargo Terminal
At the liquid cargo terminal, JNPT has been handling essential commodities like LPG, High-Speed Diesel, Motor Spirit and edible oil which is further supplied to the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi. In September 2020, JNPT handled discharge of 92786 MT of LPG in six vessels, by giving priority and timely berthing to the LPG vessels for the fulfilment of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna. Total LPG handled in the current financial year till September is 4, 59,283 MT as compared to 4, 19,562 MT handled in the previous year which is an increase of 9.5 percent.

Virtual port customers meeting
The half-yearly performance and the other on-going developments at the port were shared with the JNPT stakeholders and customers in a virtual port customers meeting conducted on October 1, 2020.

Sanjay Sethi, IAS, chairman, JNPT said, “At JNPT, various initiatives like Direct Port Delivery, Direct Port Entry, ITRHO, ITT have helped in reducing the dwell time and with the installation of scanners and the Centralised Parking Plaza being fully operational by October 2020, will further improve the efficiency of the port.”

The port customer meeting was attended by officials and representatives of Terminal Operators, BCBA, BPCL, FEDSAI, BMCTPL, CONCOR, Central Railway, CFSAI, CSLA, MANSA and Customs.

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