Here is the JNPT story etched in the ethos of India's development story.
The bulk terminal is tendered to be converted into a container terminal
JN Port crosses 3 million TEU mark in container handling
Contract for dredging for widening and deepening of channel awarded to Boskalis International, b.v.
Concession agreement for fourth container terminal at JN Port is signed with Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Port of Singapore Authority (PSA), Singapore
Hon'ble Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Shri. Nitin Gadkari lays foundation for Rs. 1,117 Crore projects at JN Port
Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, laid the foundation stone for an Additional Liquid Berth that will cater to the demand of handling additional liquid cargo at JNPT. The estimated cost for the development of this terminal is ?309 cr & it will enhance the capacity by around 4.5 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA).
Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemicals and Fertilizers, Inaugurated various Infra Projects like Mobile X-Ray Container Scanner facility, Centralized Parking Plaza (CPP), Second project of 220/333KV MUSS Sub-station, newly constructed fly-over at Y Junction and Shiv Samarth Memorial and Museum.
JNPT so far has allotted 20 plots in its SEZ, which includes 19 MSME units and 1 Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) to the Co-developer. 5 units amongst these allottees have started their construction activities and out of them 2 units in JNPT SEZ namely, M/s OWS LLP and M/s Krish Food Industry (India) have completed their first phase of operational activity and are declared operational units by Development Commissioner, SEEPZ, SEZ with effect from 24th June 2020.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has opened a new Centralized Parking Plaza (CPP) for container tractor trailers with Customs facilitation, as part of its efforts to promote ease of doing business. The parking plaza spread across 45 hectares has a capacity to park 2,832 tractor trailers at a time. The plaza has been built exclusively to integrate the parking of tractor trailers carrying factory stuffed export containers at one location instead of multiple locations earlier.
To give momentum to coastal shipping, the Govt of India has decided to have coastal vessel berth every major port which is to be located in the shallower portion where large International ships cannot come, to accommodate the coastal vessel wherein the cargo handling shall be free from custom and immigration formalities. Responding to this requirement, JNPT has taken up the project of ‘Coastal Berth’.