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JNPT further improves its performance in the first six months

JNPT, country’s largest container port further improved its performance in the first six months of the current financial year by recording a 6.26 per centgrowth in container cargo in terms of TEUs (5.57% in terms of tonnage) by handling 2.4 million TEUs as compared to 2.26 million TUEs in the corresponding period of the previous year.

Among the four terminals under JNPT, APM Terminal handled 9.90 lakh TEUSs up 11.6per cent,
while DP World too handled higher cargo at 6.25 lakh TEUs as compared to 5.94 lakh TEUs in
the comparative period of the last year. JNPCT increased its share modestly at 7.87 lakh TEUs
from the last year’s level of 7.80 lakh TEUs.Total liquid cargo handled rose by 12 per cent at
36.03 lakh tonnes as compared to 32.14 lakh tonnes. JNPT which handled a record 4.5 million
TEUs in the previous financial year has sustained its momentum in the first six months of the
current financial year as well.

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JNPT has implemented various Ease of Doing Business Initiatives for reduction in transaction
cost and time for the Trade. Inter Terminal movement of TTs and Direct Port Delivery are the
most important ones. Till date 445,692 trucks have used ITT facility for completing 550,900
transactions, which reduces 7.5 km run in each trip, which has helped save Rs. 6.6 cr worth of
fuel.

Commenting on the performance of the first six months of this financial year, Shri Anil Diggikar,
IAS, Chairman, JNPT said “JNPT as a customer centric organisation has taken several trade
friendly steps. We are thankful that trade has shown great faith and JNPT has continued its
uptick in its performance. With great support from all its stakeholders, JNPT is confident of
sustaining the improved performance of last several quarters.”

Source: jnport
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