Jawaharlal Port Trust (JNPT) handled
1.2 million Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) in the first quarter of its
2017-18 financial year, representing a year-on-year increase of 5.11 per cent,
with all of its main container terminals recording higher traffic volumes.
In the first quarter, JN Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) handled 401,000
TEU, up 0.5 per cent year on year; APM Terminals handled 499,000 TEU (14.5 per
cent); and DP World Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT)
handled 134,000 TEU (14 per cent).
Overall, the port registered a 2.8 per cent increase in the total cargo
volume, handling 16.35 million tonnes (mt) compared to 15.90 mt in the
corresponding period the previous year.