Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), one of the premier container handling ports, witnessed an upswing in cargo handling and recorded a throughput of 452,108 TEUs in September-2021, a growth of 18.86% as compared to 380,384 TEUs in the same month last year.
NSIGT handled 100,814 TEUs in September-2021, which is highest ever TEUs handled since its inception. The container traffic handled at JNPT during the first six months of FY 2021-22 was 2,703,051 TEUs as against 1,925,284 TEUs, which is 40.4% higher than the container traffic over the same period of last year. The total traffic handled at JNPT during the first six months of FY 2021-22 was 36.35 million tons as against 26.94 million tons, which is 34.95% higher.
JN Port handled 75,985 TEUS of ICD traffic from 484 Rakes during September-2021 and the Rail-Coefficient in September-2021 was 16.81% and in first half of FY 2021-22 (Apr to Sept.) was 18.04%.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), registered a throughput of over 4.7 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in container handling as against 5.03 million TEUs during FY 2020. The total traffic handled at JNPT during the Financial Year 2020-21 is 64.81 million tons as against 68.45 million tons in FY 2019-20.
JNPT has five container terminals, taking an overview of the numbers terminal wise, APM Terminals Mumbai (GTI) handled 1.66 million TEUs, DP World NSIGT with 0.78 million TEUs, DP World NSICT with 0.75 million TEUs and the Port owned JNPCT with 0.54 million TEUs. The Newly developed BMCT handled around 0.93 million TEUs during the FY 2021. NSICT and BMCTPL have recorded 41.33% and 15.36% growth in FY 2020-21 in comparison with FY 2019- 20 respectively.
JNPT BPCL Liquid Cargo Terminal handled highest LPG during FY 2020-21 of 1.04 million tonnes from 70 vessels which is 22.35% higher as compared previous highest of 0.85 million tonnes from 57 vessels in FY 2019-20. JNPT also handled 6,097 Rakes during FY 2020-21 and the RailCoefficient in FY 2020-21 (Apr. to Mar.) is 19.73% as compared to 16.14% in FY 2019-20 with 5,127 rakes.
Major improvement in Avg. Turn-round Time of all vessels by 2.62% i.e from 29.42 hrs to 28.64 hrs as well as for container vessels by 2.01% i.e from 25.82 hrs to 25.30 hrs from Pilot Boarding to De-boarding in FY 2020-21 in comparison with FY 2019-20.