JNPT : India’s Biggest Container Port

  • JNPT : India’s Biggest Container Port

    JNPT : India’s Biggest Container Port

    JNPT is India’s largest container port. It is currently ranked 26th among the top 100 container ports in the world . Today JNPT handles more than 60 percent of India’s container cargo registering an annual throughput of more than 4 million TEUs .It has a plan to increase its capacity to handle container traffic of 10 million TEUs by 2016-2017.

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Mumbai & Nhava Sheva (India)Gateway Terminals Pvt. Ltd.(a subsidiary of DP World) , has signed  a concession agreement for development of standalone container handling facility at Jawaharlal Port . A terminal with the quay length of 330 metre will be developed at an estimated cost of Rs.600 crore & the project is slated to be completed by Dec. 2015. The project will be executed on DBFOT  (Design, Built, Finance, Operate & Transfer) basis , with a concession period of approximately 17 years. The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust floated a global tender & DP World was the successful bidder for the project, with their offer of 28.9% revenue share to the port. DP World has formed a special purpose vehicle namely Nhava Sheva (India ) Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd. to implement this project.


    Mumbai JNPT Port Road Company ( MJPRCL) had proposed plans for 6/8 laning of the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust ( JNPT ) Port Road Project in Maharashtra on Build, Operate & Transfer ( BOT-Annuity ) basis using Design, Built, Finance, Operate & Transfer ( DBFOT ) pattern. The project corridor highway consists of NH-4B & NH-348. This network connects the JNPT including its proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport in the State of Maharashtra . The project cost is estimated at Rs. 1943.37 crore . This includes land acquisition cost, resettlement , & other pre-construction activities.


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