The Indian government has released a new global tender for the construction and operation of its long-delayed, multi-purpose deep water Vizhinjam International Seaport...
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03 Dec 2013
India’s port regulator Tariff Authority for Major Ports has again deferred its decision on a proposal to increase service rates at the Port of Jawaharlal Nehru until Dec. 31, citing “continuing delays” in procedural requirements that are to be complied with by the port authority.
15 Nov 2013
The volume of containers handled by major state-owned ports in India declined 4.56 percent year-over-year from April through October, but total cargo tonnage was up 1.68 percent, according to the latest provisional traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association.
15 Nov 2013
Slowdowns by container truck drivers at the Gateway Terminals operated by APM Terminals threaten to worsen congestion in Nhava Sheva Port (Jawaharlal Nehru), India’s largest container gateway.
07 Nov 2013
Representatives from California’s Port of Long Beach and South Korea’s Busan Port Authority have signed a “sister port” agreement to enable the exchange of...
06 Nov 2013
Maersk Line has lifted its congestion surcharge of $150 per 20-foot container imposed earlier on shipments to and from the Port of Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru), India.
30 Oct 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. plans to expand its IPAK Service between India and Europe by adding a call at King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia’s new gateway hub.
30 Oct 2013
Unionized dockworkers at the DP World facility in India’s Port of Jawaharlal Nehru ended a strike that had disrupted cargo movements to and from the country’s largest container gateway for more than two weeks.
29 Oct 2013
Delmas has announced an “emergency port surcharge” for shipments moving through India’s Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva), and other major carriers are expected to follow as congestion and delays intensify at the country’s largest box gateway.
28 Oct 2013
China's top three ports of 2012 saw year-over-year declines in the volume of containers handled in September. The Port of Dalian, ranked eighth in China in 2012, had the largest increase of the top ports for a seventh straight month, soaring 29.1 percent to 977 thousand TEUs. Dalian continues to see the strongest growth in 2013, up 23.3 percent over the same nine months in 2012.