Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India Performance Highlights for FY 2016-17

The Logistics Headlines, New Delhi, 14th Feb 2017 : Past two years have been a period of massive transformations for Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and JNPCT (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal), with new programs ongoing at full-swing in 2017. During 2015-16, JNPT estimated at 104.4 million TEUs with system of direct port entry (DPE) and direct port delivery (DPD) brewing as the primary goal for times to come. By delving into the plan for decongesting port roads, JNPT will change the way for transportation.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port
Current Information: Between 07:00 Hrs on February 12, 2017 and 07:00 Hrs on the February 13, 2017 with corresponding TEUs:
  • Direct Port Deliveries (DPD) in last 24 hrs (88), ICD Deliveries effected in last 24 Hrs (193), DPD Pendency at 07:00 Hrs (586).
  • ICD Pendency at 07:00 hrs (874), Imports Gated-Out in last 24 hrs (2,169), Exports Gated in last 24 hrs (2,069), Reefer containers in Yard at 07:00 Hrs (978).
  • CFS Pendency at 07:00 Hrs (2,268), CFS Deliveries effected in last 24 hrs (1,788), throughput in the current month (till date) – 47,821 and that for current year is 13, 56,121.
  • IMP received from vessels in last 24 hrs is 2,695 and that for EXP loaded on Board vessels is 3,044 thus throughput in last 24 hrs (IMP + EXP) results as 5,739.
Month-wise TEUs handled in JNPCT and JNPT for January 2017
  • Disch TEUs- 65,041
  • Load TEUs- 67.731
  • Total TEUs- 1,32,772
  • Cumulative total- 13,08,304
  • JNPT- 3,69,781
In August 2016, JNPT handled about 26,000 transactions while its self-owned terminal JNPCT business saw an increase by 10%. Other progresses were gate automation, which are already applied for gates of GTI and NSICT. Also, the parking areas are now directly connected with port gates, and each truck is RFID tagged.
The Deputy Chairman of JNPT, Neeraj Bansal says it aims at taking off a great percentage of loads from the roads.
Details of Traffic Handled from April 2016 to January 2017 in tonnes
  • Cumulative traffic for cement and other dry bulk was 6, 56,601 with general cargo share of 18,799. JN Port Container total (TEUs) – 37, 51,593.
  • Container (JNPCT) – main berth (1, 45,84,687) and TEUs (12,35,269), shallow water berth (9,02,688) and TEUs (73,035), thus total container (JNPCT) 1,54,87,375 and JNPCT (TEUs) 13,08,304.
  • Liquid bulk (51, 41,457), HSD in anchorage (88,732), liquid bulk – JNPT at shallow berth (3, 27,907), thus total bulk and bulk amounts to 55, 58,096 and 62, 33,496 respectively.
Upcoming Projects by JNPT IN 2017
  • Though the global trade has slowed down, JNPT is recovering steadily and growing sustainably despite a negative impact on its businesses earlier.
  • Out of the special measures to better performance, JNPT has installed CCTVs at critical areas, added supervision facilities for all the operators, with extension for Standard Operating Systems.
  • It is coming up with the concept of “Common Transport Operator” for optimizing cargo traffic handling at its port. Commencement of operation of Phase I to happen in December 2017.
  • Completion of reclamation (90 Hectors, completion of stack yards, roads and railways for Phase-I) is estimate to conclude in November 2017. As per records, 65 hectare reclamation is completed.
  • JNPT is going to link Rewari in Haryana with its terminal in Mumbai underlying a dedicated freight corridor (DFC).
  • At Dahanu, it is planning to link a parallel port by reclaiming land towards the sea, so that a draught of over 18 meters can be harnessed. By March 2017, the detailed project report of the Dahanu Port will be available.
  • Completion of construction of Container berths & its approaches Phase-I is expected in September 2017, while Installation of equipment’s on berths is said to end in October 2017.
 As of data calculated on July 15, 2016 for operating performance profile:
  • Total traffic in 2015-16 financial year recorded as 64.03 million tonnes against 63.80 million tonnes handled in 2014-15, thus a rise of 0.35%.
  • Containerized cargo for 2015-16 stood at 56.79 million tonnes, liquid cargo as 6.50 million tonnes, with 0.73 million tonnes shared by Break Bulk, Dry Bulk cargo.
  • In same FY, JN Port dealt with container traffic of 4.49 million TEUs, wherein JNPCT had a share of 1.43 million TEUs.
  • A total of 7.24 million tonnes of bulk cargo was handled during this period, which saw a swell of 5.37% from previous FY.
  • Vessels handled in this time were 2,780 cargo compared to 2,642 the earlier year, thus a stark rise by 5.22%.
  • In FY 2015-16, the total income was Rs. 1,989.68 crores, which registered a growth by 9.96% than the past year, and amounted as Rs. 1,809.41 crores.
  • The net surplus in income was Rs. 718.68 crores, hiking by 29.24% over the previous year’s collection of Rs. 556.09 crores.
 Awards and Recognitions 2015-16
  • In year 2016, JNPT bagged the best port of the year (containerized) with “India Maritime Award”.
  • In 2015, it was applauded with “Indira Gandhi Rajbasha Award” for excellent implementation of language Hindi for official use.
  • On September 2015, it was awarded with “Mala-Maritime & Logistics Award” for Container handling port of the year.
 Qualitative Performance of JNPCT
  • Average stay at berth: Advanced by 7.74% to 1.43 days (in FY 2015-2016) as against 1.55 days in FY 2014-2015.
  • Average output per ship birth day: Shot up from 23,980 tonnes noted in 2014-15 to 26,081 tonnes for 2015-16, accelerating at 8.76%.
  • Average turnaround time: Its Port account is now 1.71 days, with 6.04% improvement from 1.82 days seen in FY 2014-15.
  • Average crane productivity: Recorded at 18.06 movies per hour during 2015-16, which went up by 5.07% at 17.17 moves per hour in the 2014-15.
  • Average berth productivity: In 2015-16 was 64.98 moves per hour (increase by 8.44%) compared to 59.92 moves per hour during 2014-15.
 Facility of Dedicated Freight Corridor
JNPT is taking steps to fully harness the business opportunities that will come up very soon once the dedicated freight corridor or DFC (linking Rewari in Haryana to JNPT in Mumbai) becomes operational. It will expand the operations at current port site by inclusion of fourth Phase I (by December 2017) and Phase II.
Today, JNPT and JNPCT has become customer friendly by enhancing their performances at terminals, and when capacities get bigger, it will be prepared to win the challenge.


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