The fourth terminal project is being executed by Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal, a subsidiary of Port of Singapore Authority, on a design, built, fund, operate and transfer basis under which JNPT will get a 35.
With the two- phased project, the overall container handling capacity of JNPT will more than double to 10 million standard units from the present 4.
JNPT will hold a 74% stake in the proposed port project while the Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB), owned by the state government, will hold the rest.
JNPT will build the port and invite private firms to operate it.
employees contacted the police, following which Central Industrial Security Force and customs officials also intervened.
18 lakh TEUs in January 2018, which is highest ever container traffic handled during a month at JNPT and increase of 13% over the same month last year.
Direct Port Delivery (DPD), one of the key initiative implemented by JNPT to reduce the logistics cost and time has met with highly encouraging response as the share of DPD clearance has steadily risen to more than 37 per cent in the January, 2018.