of world class infrastructure to boost international trade and give impetus to
‘Make in India’ programme has been among the key focus areas of the government.
On this ambitious journey, JNPT is taking every step to be future ready and
contribute to Government of India’s vision of Port led development under
Sagarmala Programme. Keeping in line with this, JNPT is all set to double its
container handling capacity with addition of its New 4th terminal
which has been completed in a record time. The foundation stone for the same
was laid by Hon’ble Prime Minister in Oct 2015, says a press release.
as we promise! As committed by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the
first Phase of the terminal is ready in a record time. Logistics plays a key
role in the development of the economy and the government is committed to
provide world class logistics and infrastructure facilities so that trade
flourishes, says, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport
The new 4th Container Terminal will add capacity of 24 lakh containers
per year in Phase-I and after completion of Phase-II in 2022 the capacity of
JNPT will be 100 lakh containers per year.
Container Terminal (FCT) has been developed on Design, Built, Fund, Operate and
Transfer (DBFOT) basis for concession period of 30 years with an estimated cost
of Rs. 7915 Crore. The project is being implemented in two Phases. i.e. Phase –I and Phase
–II. The indicative cost of the project for Phase – I is Rs 4719 Crore.
The PSA terminal will be able to dock mother vessels, handle the biggest
container ships from a quay length of 1 km, and cranes that can reach 22 rows
wide or greater. Thus, the commencement of operations at the 4th
terminal offers a great opportunity for the EXIM community to avail of the new
Terminal will be linked to the dedicated rail freight corridor and will be able
to receive about 350 containers per rake. The facility will also have provision
for storing 1,600 reefer (refrigerated) containers to handle agricultural and
Container Terminal- Key Features
capable to handle “Mother Ships”
cranes: 22 row wide cranes capable of
handling largest container vessels
1 Km quay / 90
Ha: capable to handle 3 container ships at one go with sufficient yard space
facilities will be the largest in India with the only on-dock Dedicated Freight
Corridor (“DFC”) compliant facility in India, capable of handling 1.5km long,
360 Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit (“TEU”) container trains on completion of the
Sagarmala, 101 projects worth Rs 2.5 Lakh Cr have been planned In Maharashtra.
Out of these 5 projects have already been completed and 58 projects are under
various stages of development.