JNPA sets record by handling 5.68 million TEUs in FY22

NEW DELHI : Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) handled 5.68 million TEUs (Twenty Foot Equivalent) in FY 2021-22, an increase of 21.55% from 4.68 million of TEUs in 2020-21. This performance is the highest ever recorded for the port of Jawaharlal Nehru for a financial year.

The Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit or TEU is an inexact unit of cargo capacity, often used for container ships and container ports.

The total traffic handled at JNPA from April 2021 to March 2022 is 76 million tons, which is 17.26% more than the 64.81 million tons for the same period last year.

In terms of TEUs, of the total container traffic handled at JNPA in FY22, 1.2 million TEUs were handled at BMCT (Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited); 1.1 million at NSIGT (hava Sheva International Gateway Terminal), 1.8 million at APMT, 0.9 million at NSICT (Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal) and 0.4 million at JNPCT (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal).

“JNPA’s outstanding performance, which handled 5.68 million TEUs in FY22, is a testament to the Port’s ongoing efforts and commitment to providing the best services to customers and stakeholders. JNPA is determined to play its part in maintaining the country’s economic growth trajectory,” said Sanjay Sethi, Chairman of JNPA.

In FY22, two container terminals, NSIGT and BMCT, passed the 1 million TEU mark for the first time, recording annual growth of 52.12% and 33.39%, respectively.

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