JNPT handles 465,084 TEUs in Jan’ 21


   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) handled 465,084, twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in January, clocking a growth of 9.14% over the same month last year.

   The total traffic handled at JNPT during the month of January 2021 was 6.50 million tons registering a growth of 9.98% as against 5.91 million tons handled in January 2020.

   This month’s traffic includes 0.82 million tons of Bulk Cargo as against 0.59 million tons in the same month of last year, an increase of 38.98% stated an official release from JNPT.

   During the month, 134,713 MT of coastal cement cargo was handled at shallow water Berth, surpassing the earlier highest of 113,560 MT in the month of February 2019.

   The Centralized parking plaza at JNPT Handled 51,163 tractor trailers in January which carried 78,840 TEUs.

   Speaking on the occasion Mr Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT said, “JNPT is trying to reach its pre-Covid performance levels and the numbers reaffirms that JNPT will maintain this growth trajectory. We have taken a number of initiatives that have helped the port in improving its numbers.

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