JNPCT handled 1,36,407 TEUs (Twenty-Foot equivalent units) in November 2016, witnessing a growth of 22.67% over same month last year. For the first eight months of FY 2016-17 (Apr-Nov), JNPCT handled a total of 1.05 Mn TEUs showing a growth of 12% over Apr-Nov 2015, while it handled 1.43 Mn TEUs in FY 2015-16. JNPort as whole handled 3,72,201 TEUs in November 2016, witnessing a growth of 2.26% over November 2015.

During November’16, the Inter Terminal transfer of Tractor Trailers, one of the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ initiatives, has helped in the transfer of 12,290 trucks completing 16,103 transactions. A total of 2,81,789 trucks have availed this facility by completing 3,46,680 transactions since its commencement in February 2015 , resulting in significant load reduction at the terminal gates and on port roads by more than 10% besides saving of fuel cost to the EXIM trade.

In Addition to that, under the DPD (Direct Port Delivery) facility, JN Port has handled a total of 52,035 TEUs from April to November this year showing a growth of 15% over same period last year. DPD is one of the key initiatives for the benefit of EXIM trade, whereby importers can get direct delivery of their consignments, and as of today, 60 ACP clients are using this facility compare to 11 ACP clients earlier in February 2016.

Source: jnport
2016-12-28

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