Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during a recent visit to the port.
Despite having the second largest rail network in the world, Indian Railways (IR) has not been able to bring it on growth trajectory. The rail sector is infested with challenges like snailÂ´s pace expansion and modernisation, poor customer service
In Kochi, the second container freight station (CFS) near the international container transshipment terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam is nearing completion. It is being set up by MIV Logistics Private Limited, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) floated by the State government-promoted entity Inkel, CFS will have a capacity to handle 75,000 containers a year.
Media reports indicate that it may take at least four to five months to appoint a new chairman for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), whose current Chairman L Radhakrishnan was appointed home secretary of Kerala. Radhakrishnan was the chairman of the largest container port in the country for over three years. Till the time a new chairman is appointed, the deputy chairman has been handed charge and some reports sugg
LCL Logistix decided to operate a new service from its Container Freight Station (CFS) at Nhava Sheva to Klaipeda, LithuaniaÂ’s Baltic port. This would be a new less than container load (LCL) groupage service from India to the BalticÂ’s and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The company feels that this service provides the longest and cheapest way to the Baltic and CIS from India, with
At a recent meeting, the board of trustees of Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) Port decided to continue with the agreement of DBC Port Logistics to operate a container freight station (CFS). The port management was authorized by the board to consider levying a penalty on DBC as a deterrent against potential contractual breaches
The Inland Container Depot (ICD) of Gateway Distriparks at Faridabad may commence operations in first quarter of 2013-14. This will add volumes to the rail business of the company in future. In addition, the company is expanding its presence in the cold chain business. It plans to increase its pallet capacity in the cold chain business by 40 percent by the end
Jaison George, Director of Logistics at LCL Logistix remarked that the new Haldia container freight station (CFS) is the next milestone of the company's journey into total logistics and supply chain management solutions. LCL Logistix, which is the Indian member of the FPS network of independent forwarders and NVOCCs, is aggressively strengthening its presence in the value chai
Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) loaded 4.32 million standard containers from three separate container terminals in 2011-12. Out of this, Gateway Terminals handled 1.89 million standard containers. Gateway is the biggest of the three container loading facilities by volume operating at JN port.