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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 […]

APM Terminals to leave India?

APMT India

Adani Group is closely chasing a bid on terminal concessions owned by APM Terminals at the ports of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Gujarat Pipavav on the West Coast of India, informs JOC. “Adani Ports is the only bidder for APMT India, and it is very positive about the deal,” writes JOC quoting an […]

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 […]

Indian port set to transform maritime industry

Krishnapatnam port

Krishnapatnam Port, India’s East Coast deep-water port, has announced this week that it is ready to go paperless by implementing the cloud-based platform called “e-Xpressway” for container operations, informs The Times of India. The solution acts as a centralized docking station for all the participants of container handling process – vessel operator, container operator, freight […]

India moves forward in Chabahar Port

Chabahar Port

Iran has recently proposed to India to manage Phase 1 of its port of Chabahar, informs India’s The Economic Times. This confirms India’s presence in this strategic gateway to landlocked Afghanistan and other Central Asian markets. Located on the southeastern tip of Iran, Chabahar is the country’s only oceanic port. As it lies outside the Persian […]

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