JNPT handled 4.7 million TEUs container traffic; Paradip port, a record 114.55 million tonnes of cargo in FY21

Container traffic at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) fell around 6 per cent to 4.7 million TEUs in the just concluded financial year, despite March seeing the highest growth since the port’s inception, impacted by the pandemic-induced lockdown. The container traffic at the country’s premier container port JNPT stood at 5.03 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent […]

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India, Bangladesh strengthen maritime relations; start container cargo traffic


In a historic achievement towards strengthening bilateral maritime and economic partnership, the first-ever container cargo from Kolkata to Agartala moved through the Chattogram (Chittagong) port in Bangladesh, India’s External Affairs Ministry said. The cargo was received by Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb. Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya had last week flagged off the first trial […]

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