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Liebherr mobile cranes handle containers at India’s first river terminal

Varanasi inland waterways terminal

In mid-November, the first Indian inland waterway terminal was opened on the Ganga river in Varanasi, 780km east of Delhi. The terminal was officially inaugurated by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first of four multi-modal terminals currently under construction on the National Waterway-1 (river Ganga) as part of the World Bank-aided Jal Marg […]

BMCT officially opened at JNPT

BMCT

Yesterday, 18 February 2018, PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) was officially inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru Port by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had laid the foundation stone for the terminal back in October 2015. As The Straits Times reports, the official ceremony was conducted remotely from the site of the future Navi Mumbai […]

PSA launches India’s largest container terminal at JNPT

Phase 1 of Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT), Indian largest sea port infrastructure project involving the government and foreign investors was commissioned at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at the end of December 2017, informs The Times of India. The USD 1.24 bln terminal is being constructed as a public-private partnership with Singapore’s port operator […]

Hambantota port development project halted?

Hambantota port development

The Hambantota Port Development, a China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) project on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka, has stalled at the Framework Agreement stage, reports Sri Lankan News First. According to the report, the Chinese Ambassador Yi Xianliang said “No progress” when questioned yesterday, October 1, on the completion dates of the project. The […]

PSA to change JNPT logistic links

PSA JNPT

A small Indian barge port Dharamtar located about 24 km from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) will be brought back to life when Singapore’s PSA International opens its Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) in December 2017, informs The Hindu BusinessLine. This week, BMCT has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PNP Maritime Services Pvt […]

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