After months of heated debate, lawmakers in India are moving forward with new port tariff regulations designed to roll back competitive advantages afforded to newer terminal operators within the current framework.
Port of Cochin
Port of Cochin
06 Mar 2019
Long-haul container carriers are looking to take advantage of a recent change in India cabotage rules intended to lure transshipment cargo away from foreign hub ports.
07 Feb 2019
Foreign carriers are now free to transport containers for transshipment between Indian ports, but high port-vessel-related charges and a lack of sufficient gateway cargo remain a deterrent to mainline carriers looking to offer regular calls at Cochin.
07 Sep 2018
Further, the latest data suggest that the intensifying fight between Krishnapatnam and Kattupalli for market share will further cut into volume moving through Chennai port's terminals.
22 Jan 2018
Chennai has been unable to increase its market share, despite new industrial activity in South Asia.
15 Jan 2018
The combined overall, average dwell time at major ports, which together represent roughly 70 percent of Indian containerized cargo, edged up.
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
08 Nov 2017
India’s efforts to bring down cargo dwell times as part of a larger ease-of-doing-business program have yet to translate into steady improvements.
07 Nov 2017
The settlement followed discussions between union leaders and government agencies Tuesday morning.
06 Nov 2017
Hundreds of containers are stranded at the terminal and off-site yards.
19 Oct 2017
Although the gain is encouraging for public ports, the threat private ports pose to their market share remains.
12 Oct 2017
India’s GDP growth plummeted to a three-year low of 5.7 percent in the first fiscal quarter, and slower GDP growth is likely in the cards for the second quarter.
07 Sep 2017
DP World is placing high hopes on the Vallarpadam Terminal at Cochin, India.
06 Sep 2017
India’s major, or public, ports together account for roughly 70 percent of the country’s total container trade.
16 Aug 2017
Union representatives and officials from the chief labor commissioner have had several rounds of negotiations.
04 Aug 2017
India’s top container gateway is leading the gains.
08 Jun 2017
Volume reached a new monthly high of 47,000 TEU in May.
06 Jun 2017
The country’s 12 major ports together handled 1.5 million TEU during April and May.
31 May 2017
The biggest beneficiary has been Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
09 May 2017
Container volumes at major ports surged in the first month of fiscal year 2017 to 2018.