Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) handled 459,920 TEUs at high note in Dec 2020
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at India’s premier ocean gateway,Mumbai handled 459,920 TEUs
In Dec 2020, highest record in the last 4 quarters
In Dec 2020 The container traffic recorded growth is 9.90% which increased overall traffic growth to 10.04%, to 6.37 million tonnes from 5.79 million tonnes handled in Dec 2019.
As per the calendar year 2020, the overall container traffic handled by the port is 4.47 million TEUs, with APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI) handling 1.69 million TEUs, DP World NSIGT – 0.77 million TEUs, DP World NSICT – 0.64 million TEUs , JNPCT – 0.56 million TEUs and BMCT handled 0.81 million TEUs. Overall traffic managed in the CY 2020 was 62.32 million tonnes including Liquid and other cargo.
Sanjay Sethi, IAS, chairman, JNPT stated, “ 2020 CY has been a testing period for all of us but we can recollect with a certain measures of gratification on what we have done to keep JNPT up and running and help maintain the supply of essential goods and trade flows critical for the country. We are grateful to all our stakeholders and employees for lending their helping hand as the team work facilitated us cross through the pandemic and praise is also due to the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways for the swift actions it took to deal with the fallout of the pandemic on trade and transport.”