According to Lloyds Report, The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premier container port got listed amongst the top 30 container ports globally. JNPT score up five spots, to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ranking.
This is proof of all the efforts and strategic initiatives being implemented at JNPT in order to enhance overall port efficiency. Various new processes triggered under the ‘ease of doing business’ initiative helped the overall growth of the port business but allowed the EXIM trade to save time and cost which in turn have stressed the growth. With operational efficiency, looking for solutions to better services, EXIM trade community benefitted.
The JNPT also launched their App service to facilitate better tracking of consignment and ease the trade process for their EXIM partners.
The JNPT also launched their App service to facilitate better tracking of consignment and ease the trade process for their EXIM partners. The App will allow traders to access all the relevant information about their consignment and port-related updates regarding traffic and weather, on their fingertips.
Looking ahead, JNPT is already on a major expansion drive, with some key projects like, on-going project work on the mega 4th Terminal, developing a centralized Parking Plaza, improving the port connecting roads and widening of Highways and development of Coastal Berth.
The Port is also implementing, specific processes at the operational level to make it standardized and more efficient across terminals, among many other initiatives in the pipeline.
India is gaining precedence as a favorable trade destination and initiatives at JNPT has been credited for helping India leverage its position in the World Bank Ranking in trading across the borders, from 146 to 80, a jump of 66 points.
JNPT closed 2018 on a high note crossing the 5 Million TEUs traffic milestone and in December 2018 alone JNPT handled 4.45 Lakh TEUs which again is the highest volume of container handled recorded in a single month, at the port.
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