Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on the mend from Covid crisis
EASING health restrictions has eased the decline in cargo volume at Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) from 35 per cent in the initial lockdown period to 16 per cent year on year in August, reports Chennai's Port Wings News Network
14 September 2020 - 19:00
Despite challenges faced, JNPT India's premier container port, lifted 1,643,784 TEU and 694 vessels in the lockdown period through August.
Overall traffic handled at JNPT during the month of August was 4.74 million tonnes as against 5.68 million tonnes in August 2019.
'Ports are an important link in the logistic chain and JNPort has efficiently played this role during the last couple of months and after facing steep contraction, is now on the road to recovery,' said JNPT chairman Shri Sanjay Sethi.
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