The board of New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) has constituted a committee to examine in detail a proposal related to the development of a container terminal at the port on PPP (public-private partnership) model.
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DP World's Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) has set a new benchmark by handling the MSC Susanna, the longest ship ever to berth at JNPT. The vessel is deployed on the Mediterranean Shipping Company's ISES service bound for Europe.
In bidding for the Rs 8,000-crore fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, the Essar Ports has failed to qualify as it fell short of the value of work done in the past to meet the criteria. Sources said that Essar Ports has not been qualified for the terminal project as per the Central Vigilance Commission set guidelines.
Visakhapatnam Port has revised plans to finalise bids for extension of the existing container terminal at a cost of Rs 633 crore.
After scrapping the Letter of Award issued to Visakha Container Terminal to extend existing terminal following serious differences over sharing of revenue, the board of trustee of the port decided at its recent meeting to issue Request for Proposals (RFP) among seven firms who were declared qualified.
Nine parties have expressed their interest to convert Chennai Port's existing three coal berths at Jawahar Dock (East) into a container terminal. Five parties of the nine have expressed keen interest to develop container terminal and four parties for modernising the terminal. The pre-bid meeting along with site inspection was held recently to elicit response from the prospective clients, say media reports.
The operation of container terminal at Kattupalli port may reduce the traffic of container cargo at the nearby Chennai Port, reports indicate. From next month, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) plans to start operation at its container terminal in Kattupalli port. The terminal may handle up to 400,000 containers per annum and can touch half a million capacity with a single
Recently, the authority of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) opened the request for qualifications for the Rs 8,000-crore fourth container terminal project. JNPT plans to set up the fourth terminal with a capacity of 2.4 million TEUs or standard truck units and a berth of 2 km, making it among the biggest in the countr
Kandla Port Trust (KPT) plans to set up a container terminal at a cost of Rs 5,992 crore. The terminal, which will come up at Tuna-Tekra in the Gulf-of- Kutch outside Kandla Creek, will be capable of handling container vessels up to 18,000 TEUs.