Thermal coal imports at major ports fall 16% to 55 million tonnes in Apr-Dec: IPA

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Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact cargo movement in India with thermal coal imports at 12 major ports declining 16.43 per cent year-on-year to 55.16 million tonnes in April-December 2020 period, according to Indian Ports Association (IPA). Coking coal handling dropped by 12.13 per cent to 36.96 million tonnes during the April-December period of […]

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Import of thermal and coking coal at major Indian ports decline by 25% in the first 6 months of FY21

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Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact cargo movement in India, with thermal and coking coal imports at 12 major ports falling by 25 per cent year-on-year to 55.41 million tonnes (MT) during April-September, according to the apex ports’ body IPA. Coal volumes at the 12 major ports declined for the sixth straight […]

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India’s major ports’ cargo handling drops by almost 17% to 245 million tonnes in Apr-Aug, 2020

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Disruptions caused by COVID-19 and subsequent lockdowns, have caused a big drop in India’s major ports’ cargo handling capacity. According to the apex ports body IPA (Indian Ports Association), the cargo handling of the country’s major ports registered a dip of 16.56 per cent to 245.04 million tonnes between April and August this fiscal. Cargo […]

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Major ports’ cargo handling drops by 18% to 193 million tonnes in April-July, 2020

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COVID-19 disruptions and lockdowns caused major ports in  India to witness a continued fall in cargo handling. The cargo handling capacity of major ports registered a 18.06 per cent drop to 193.38 million tonnes between April and July this fiscal, according to the Indian Ports Association (IPA). Cargo volumes at these 12 major ports under […]

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