India and Norway have always maintained a strong and cordial relationship. Both countries see each other as an important partner for economic development. A collaborative effort from both India and Norway helps each other in knowledge sharing which further strengthens the maritime business.

In the wake of this, Ann Ollestad, Consul General, Norway visited Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to explore opportunities for mutual cooperation and sustainable development between Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Port of Oslo.

Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT and Ms. Ollestad had a detailed discussion on the key development taken by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Port of Oslo. They also discussed about the green initiatives, technology advancements taken by the two ports and explored the key avenues for mutual support.

Further, the delegation had a brief presentation about JNPT’s overall operations, infrastructure developments, especially new initiatives implemented to promote ‘Ease of Doing Business’ and adoption of technology to improve the efficiency and quality of business at the Port. This was followed by a visit to the Port to look at the scale of operations at JNPT.

The visit helped the delegates gain a broad overview of the Port and its significance in the global market.