Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), country’s largest container port continued its growth
momentum in the first quarter of the current financial year by clocking a 5.11
per cent growth in container traffic by handling at 1.20 million TEUs as
compared to 1.14 million TEUs in the corresponding quarter of the last
financial year, says a release on 10th July.
handled 4.01 lakh TEUs in the latest quarter compared to 3.99 lakh TEUs in the
corresponding quarter of the last year with 0.5% growth. Among the four
terminals under JNPT, APM Terminal handled 4.99 lakh TEUs up 14.5 per cent and
NSIGT handled 1.34lakh TEUs as compared to 1.17 lakh TEUs in last year. JNPT,
India’s premier container port maintained its impressive performance of recent
months in the first quarter of the current financial year by handling a total
volume of 16.35 million tonnes as compared to 15.90 million tonnes in the
corresponding period of the previous year with register of 2.8 % growth.
terminal TT movements in the 1st quarter of the month saw 44,389 trucks and
55,498 transactions which saved about 3.33 lakh km and Rs 72.13 lakh worth
fuel. Besides, the export dwell time by road has touched 70 hours, and the
import dwell time has touched 29 hours. Commenting on the first quarter
performance, Shri Neeraj Bansal, Deputy Chairman said “JNPT
has been showing all round improvement in its performance for the last few
quarters and the current quarter performance is in line with our expectations.
We are confident that JNPT will be achieving another year of excellent
performance during this financial year”.