JNPT port of India’s only port to get listed among the top 30 global: Lloyd Report

Highlights:

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) port of the country became India’s only port to get listed among the top 30 global container ports of Lloyd Report.
  • The report was announced by the Union Shipping Ministry in January 2019.
  • Mumbai’s ports globally notched up five spots, to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ranking. 
  • This was announced by the Union Shipping Ministry on 22 January 2019.
  • Various new processes activated by JNPT under the ‘ease of doing business’ initiative have not only helped in overall growth of the port business, but also allowed the EXIM (Export Import) trade to save time and cost.
  • The JNPT also launched their App service to facilitate better tracking of consignment and ease the trade process for their EXIM partners.