Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Pvt. Ltd. (BMCT – a subsidiary of PSA International
of Singapore) was awarded the prestigious project of ‘Development of Fourth
Container Terminal’ (FCT) on Design, Built, Fund, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT)
basis in line with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s(JNPT) initiative of
modernisation and capacity addition programme in May 2014.
the esteemed Sagarmala programme for modernisation of ports, the Ministry of
Shipping had identified more than 500 projects, out of which about 200 projects
are on the anvil. JNPT’s Fourth Container Terminal was one such project.
the Government of India’s vision and with a commitment to the trade, BMCT has
developed the FCT. Spread over a concession period of 30 years with a revenue
share of 35.790%, BMCT is India’s largest FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) PPP
(Public-Private Partnership) port project and will meet the trade’s pent-up
demand for mega capacity in India’s premier port of
call. With an estimated investment, as
assessed by JNPT, of INR 7,935 crores spread over eight years for two phases,
(Phase-I Rs.4719 Crores and Phase-II Rs. 3196 crores BMCT will be the largest
container terminal in India with a capacity of 4.8m TEUs.
are proud and pleased to share that Phase-I construction of BMCT has been
completed as per schedule and a provisional completion certificate is issued to
M/s. BMCTPL. The terminal is expected to commence operations shortly.
facilities offered by BMCT in Phase 1 include:
1000 m long quay with 5 approach trestles,
huge storage facility comprising 9336 ground slots with rail/road connectivity
of the art container handling equipment - 12 Nos Quay cranes, 04 Nos RMGCs and
36 Nos RTGCs,
reefer container ground slots that include 1620 reefer plugs.
railway lines. BMCT’s rail facilities
will be the largest Terminal Rail infrastructure in India. The on-dock
Dedicated Freight Corridor (“DFC”) compliant facility in JNPT- BMCT is capable
of handling 1.5km long, 360 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (“TEU”) container
trains on completion of the DFC.
is equipped with the latest technology and equipment to offer customers fast
turnaround of their vessels. JNPT is well-connected by major highways and rail
networks to key markets in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and the National Capital
Region of India.
Port and the Ministry of Shipping has provided all supporting infrastructure
and assistance on a continuous basis for operationalisation of the terminal
thus fulfilling the initiatives of the prestigious Sagarmala initiatives by
Ministry of Shipping and will also help cater to the growing demands and
expectations of India’s growing EXIM Trade. The development of the FCT
reinforces JNPT’s position as the premier container port of India.