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JNPT registers 19% container volume growth in July from June 2020

August 4, 2020: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) registered a throughput of 344,316 TEUs in container handling in July 2020, which was 19 percent higher as compared to June 2020.

In July, Hindustan Infralog (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World and NIIF, announced an investment of Rs 1,000 crore to develop the Nhava Sheva Business Park at JNPT.
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In July, Hindustan Infralog (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World and NIIF, announced an investment of Rs 1,000 crore to develop the Nhava Sheva Business Park at JNPT.

August 4, 2020: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) registered a throughput of 344,316 TEUs in container handling in July 2020, which was 19 percent higher as compared to June 2020.

It handled a total of 196 vessels and the overall traffic handled in July was 4.85 million tonnes, an increase of 19 percent as against 4.07 million tonnes handled in June 2020.

Recently JNPT achieved operational status for India’s first port-based special economic zone, JNPT SEZ. The multi-product SEZ aims to boost exports by enabling port-led industrialisation under the Sagarmala initiative of the Ministry of Shipping.

In July, Hindustan Infralog (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World and NIIF, announced an investment of Rs 1,000 crore to develop the Nhava Sheva Business Park (NSBP) Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) at JNPT.

Sanjay Sethi, IAS, chairman, JNPT, said, “In July we have seen exports increasing and expect even the imports to get back to normal by the end of this month. There were few ups and downs but we have managed to keep the operations up and running. Also, JNPT is the first port where port-led economic development is evolving successfully and we are confident of attracting leading global companies for investing here at JNPT SEZ.”

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