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JNPT records 28.45% growth in container traffic during Aug 2021

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has witnessed an upswing in cargo handling and recorded a throughput of 453,105 TEUs during August 2021
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust records 28.45% growth in container traffic in August 2021
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust records 28.45% growth in container traffic in August 2021

New Delhi: Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has witnessed an upswing in cargo handling and recorded a throughput of 453,105 TEUs (Twenty-foot equivalent unit) in August 2021, a growth of 28.45 percent as compared to 352,735 TEUs in the same month last year. NSIGT handled 98,473 TEUs in August-2021, which is the highest ever TEUs handled since its inception.

The container traffic handled at JNPT during the first five months of FY 2021-22 was 2,250,943 TEUs as against 1,544,900 TEUs, which is 45.70 percent higher than the container traffic over the same period of last year. The total traffic handled at JNPT during the first five months of FY 2021-22 was 30.45 million tons as against 21.68 million tons, which is 40.42 percent higher.

JNPT handled 79,583 TEUS of ICD traffic from 500 Rakes during August-2021 and the Rail-Coefficient in FY 2021-22 (April to August) was 18.27 percent. The efficiency and coordination of all stakeholders, including all Container Train Operators (both CONCOR and Private CTOs), Railways, and all Port Terminals, have contributed to the overall improved rail handling performance at JNPT.

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During the month gone by, among a host of other initiatives, JNPT deployed nine e-vehicles and installed a dedicated charging station within the Port's operational area as part of its sustainability and green port initiative. Furthermore, the biogas-based electricity generation was powered at JNPT’s Solid Waste Management Plant, and a dedicated website was launched to optimize real-time air quality monitoring at JNPT. To enable seamless port connectivity, several infrastructure projects, including phase two of LHS-Lane ROB and the road behind the JNCH-PUB have been operationalised.

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