JNPT volume falls 11% in last year
Container volume at India’s busiest port fell 11 percent in the financial year ending March 31.
After surpassing 4 million TEUs for the first time in its history, the state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru Port complex near Mumbai saw traffic recede to 3.95 million TEUs in the last 12 months, Mint reported Wednesday.
The port has three multi-user container terminals — one each operated by DP World and APM Terminals and the third operated by the state government. According to the report, the DP World and state-owned terminals suffered falls in volume while the APM Terminals facility (which it runs in concert with the state-owned intermodal rail operator Concor) saw volume rise from 1.29 million TEUs to 1.46 million TEUs.