JNPT sets new Volume Record

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 12-03-2018        Tweet

•             JNPT volume crossed 4.51 million TEUs on March 9, 2018

•             Confident of scaling new high in financial year 2017-18

NAVI MUMBAI: JNPT, the premier container port in the country achieved a new milestone today by surpassing the last year’s highest volume of 4.5 million TEUs by cloaking 4.51 million TEUs. This is an all-time high record for the port.

JNPT has emerged as a preferred port of call for EXIM trade as it has been continuously creating an enabling business environment for seamless trade. Many ease of doing business measures and emphasis on Direct Port Delivery (DPD) has led to substantial savings in time and costs for the trade. JNPT is confident of scaling new heights in its performance when the financial year closes on March 31, 2018.

Commenting on the new milestone, Shri Neeraj Bansal, IRS, Chairman-in-charge, JNPT said, “We are delighted to achieve a new landmark today thanks to great support from all stakeholders of JNPT. At JNPT, we are focussed on creating trade-friendly environment so that Export-Import trade flourishes in a seamless way.”

Shri Bansal congratulated all JNPT staff and other stakeholders for enabling JNPT to achieve a new landmark and expressed confidence that the port would continue to set new benchmark in the coming months.

JNPT is focussed on providing global standards of service to its customers and improve the trade between India and rest of the world which will contribute to the growth of the economy, Mr Bansal added.