The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the premier container port in India achieved another feat in cargo handling of cement by registering a record high of 9185MT in a day on 8th February on vessel MV Apinya Naree.

This comes as another feather in the cap with JNPT striving towards excellence as it surpasses expectations and limits. With this feat, they have surpassed the earlier record of 9008 MT achieved on 16th January, 2019 on MV Boonya Naree.

The vessel Apinya Naree was berthed at 23:18Hrs on 6th February last week at Shallow Water Berth No. 03 with a total quantity of 20743 MT of cement. The vessel completed its operations at 13:30 hrs on 9th February and sailed at 17:30 hrs on the same day with a turnaround time of 2.59 days.

The consignment was a part of M/S Ultratech Cement Ltd. and is being regularly handled at Shallow Water Berth, JNPT through its specialized Cement carriers, bearing a capacity to discharge 400 MT per hour.

JNPT has systemically invested in enhancing its operational efficiency and handling capacity over the decades to enable seamless trade.

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Navi Mumbai accounts for around 52% of the total containerized cargo volume, across the major ports of India, thus being the biggest container handling Port in India.

Currently, JNPT operates five container terminals: the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT), the NhavaSheva International Container Terminal (NSICT), the Gateway Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. (GTIPL), NhavaSheva International Gateway Terminal (NSIGT) and the newly commissioned Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCTPL). The Port also has a Shallow Water Berth for general cargo and another Liquid Cargo Terminal which is managed by BPCL-IOCL consortium.