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JNPT registers throughput of 5.10 million TEUs in 2019

January 9, 2020: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) registered a throughput of 5.10 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2019, compared to the 5.05 million TEUs achieved in 2018, becoming the first Indian port to scale the peak.

JNPT has five container terminals, among them; APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI) handled 2 million TEUs during the year.
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JNPT has five container terminals, among them; APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI) handled 2 million TEUs during the year.

January 9, 2020: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) registered a throughput of 5.10 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2019, compared to the 5.05 million TEUs achieved in 2018, becoming the first Indian port to scale the peak.

JNPT has five container terminals, among them, APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI) handled 2 million TEUs during the year, followed by DP World NSIGT with 0.99 million TEUs and PSA BMCT’s 0.82 million TEUs. JNPCT handled 0.77 million TEUs and the throughput of DP World NSICT was 0.52 million TEUs for the year.

Sanjay Sethi IAS, chairman, JNPT said, “This is a result of our efforts and the quality of service we provide. We are confident that JNPT will be achieving another year of excellent performance during this financial year too. With the aim of encouraging country’s trade, we ensure that the entire family of JNPT puts in efforts to constantly evolve our operational efficiency and the port’s capacity by maintaining the global standards. JNPT strive to further transform and upgrade the services to match the growing demand & global trends of the maritime sector’’

JNPT also took a step by facilitating a MoU for a new Inter-Terminal Rail Handling Operation (ITRHO) Agreement that came to effect on August 2019, to maximize train placement, track productivity, efficiency, cost effective handling, reduce dwell time of import ICD boxes, connecting export ICD boxes to respective terminals in time and also increase rail share at JNPT.

The dwell time of import containers moved by rail, has improved from 116.09 hours in 2018 to 66.16 hours along with the increase in the rail share to 16.22 percent from 14.66prcent in year 2018-19 Also the import dwell time of containers moved by road has reduced from 41.32 hrs in year 2018 to 28.65 hrs in the Apr-Dec19 period, an improvement of 30.66%.

This year JNPT along with the private Port Terminals (DP World, APM Terminals and PSA Terminal) in coordination with CONCOR reached out to the Trade at Ludhiana where the commencement of a weekly dedicated train from Ludhiana to JN Port every Saturday was announced as per the suggestion by the Ludhiana Trade.

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