APM Terminals Mumbai Sets New Record

APM Terminals Mumbai established a new record for Indian ports by handling a total of 2.01 million TEUs during the Fiscal Year of 2014-15, representing the period between April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

APM Terminals Mumbai is one of three terminals currently operating at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP), India’s largest container port, accounting for 45% of JNP’s throughput, and approximately 20% of India’s total container traffic.

Larger vessels of the 9,000 TEU capacity class have begun calling APM Terminals Mumbai since 2013. The deepening of the Mumbai harbor channel in 2014 combined with an increase in the vessel size and container volumes are contributing factors to the growth.

The increase, however, is straining the existing Indian port infrastructure, which must also deal with regulatory issues which have held back further infrastructure investment.

As part of its continuing efforts to provide a safe working environment to all stakeholders, APM Terminals Mumbai is now in the final stages of completing a container weighing project that will help to assure accurate weight declarations for loaded containers.

APM Terminals Mumbai, is part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and is a joint venture between APM Terminals and the Container Corporation of India (CONCOR-A Government of India undertaking).

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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