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JNPT Snares Top Award for Container Service

JNPT Snares Top Award for Container Service


Facilitated: 30 years of service



Chairman, JNPT received the award at the 4th India Maritime Awards.


The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) showed its lead among Indian ports by winning the ‘Best Port of the Year – Containerised’ award at the 4th India Maritime Award 2019.

The JNPT also received a special felicitation for its 30 years of service to the maritime sector, said the Shipping Ministry on 28 June 2019.

The category ‘Best Port of Year’ evaluates Ports across various parameters like Volume Handled, Year on Year Growth, Expansion Plans, New Initiatives, Variety of Cargo Handled, Handling Equipment, E-Business and Customer Satisfaction among other considerations.

JNPT showed remarkable growth across all these parameters, be it crossing the 5 Million TEUs milestone in container handling for a financial year or the various projects underway such as the on-going development of the 4th Terminal, the mega road infrastructure development project, dredging of the navigational channel, development of Dry Ports, JNPT –SEZ project, automation & digitization of services and many similar initiatives focused on Port expansion and enhancing operational efficiency.

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