Jawaharlal Nehru Port records highest TEU mark

During the corresponding period in the previous financial year, 83.86 million tonnes were handled, which is 2.33% lower than the current year's 85.8 million tonnes.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port records highest TEU mark

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) in Mumbai, Maharashtra, which is one of India's leading container ports, achieved a significant milestone in the fiscal year 2023-24 by recording its highest-ever throughput of 6.43 million TEUs. This achievement marks a continuation of the Port's upward trajectory, surpassing the 6.05 million TEU mark of 2022-23. In comparison to the same period last year, there was a record throughput, indicating a notable 6.27% increase in total throughput.

The total traffic handled at JNPA during the period from April 2023 to Mar-2024, is 85.82. Million tonnes, which is 2.33% higher, than the 83.86 million tonnes handled during the corresponding period in the previous financial year.

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This includes 78.13 million tonnes of container traffic and 7.70 million tonnes of Bulk Cargo as against 76.19 million tonnes of container traffic and 7.67 million tonnes of bulk traffic in the corresponding period of last year respectively.

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) is one of the premier container-handling ports in India. Since its inception on May 26, 1989, JNPA has transformed from a bulk cargo terminal to become the premier container port in the country. Currently, JNPA operates five container terminals -- NSFT, NSICT, NSIGT, BMCT and APMT.

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The Port also has a Shallow Water Berth for general cargo and another Liquid Cargo Terminal which is managed by the BPCL-IOCL consortium and the newly constructed coastal berth. The port also operates a meticulously designed multi-product SEZ, with state-of-the-art infrastructure, to boost export-oriented industries in India.

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