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JNPT Chairman, Thanks Employees, Stakeholders and Trade Partners in the June Newsletter 2020

Jul 17th, 2020 7:07 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS


(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM) The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Navi Mumbai (formerly known as the Nhava Sheva Port) is India’s No. 1 container port handling more than half of the container cargo across all major ports in India. Sanjay Sethi is the Chairman of the Navi Mumbai-based Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), he is 1992-batch IAS officer of the Maharashtra cadre.

Here is the June 2020 newsletter of Sanjay Sethi, the Chairman,JNPT.

Dear Vaued Employees, Stakeholders and my Trade Partners,The COVID-19 situation has evolved further and we all are dealing with the changing scenario,.JNPT continues to foster a culture that embraces change by being resilient. First and foremost we would like to thank all our employees and stakeholders for all the support being extended during this challenging time for maintaining the business continuity. Due to this, even during this challenging times, we have been able to achieve high standard of good goner ance and ensured sustainability of our business and our multiple stakeholders. In the month gone by, JNPT registered a throughput of 289,292 TEUs in container handling and handled total of 166 vessels. Port maintained 89% of export volume as compared to June 2019 with the easing of lockdown restrictions and the factories opening up. The port also handled a record 511 rakes during the month June 2020, overtaking the previous highest monthly handling of 499 rakes in May 2020 As we observed the World Environment Day last month, an ever- increasing number of port authorities around the world are planning to make ports sustainable and are taking up this challenge by implemeting key infrastructure developments. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, since its inception has seen working towards sustainability around its commercial area of operations. We have set a trend in the Indian port sector to address environmental aspects even before the commencement of any other project of the port. JNPT constantly focuses on sustainability to minimize the impact of the ports operations on the environment and surrounding communities. On the environment conservation front, the port has undertaken many green initiatives which includes harnessing of solar ower, sewage treatment plant for recycling of waste water and Solid waste management plant, as we aim to be a Green Port, to maintain ecological balance. Today nearly 34% of the port area is under green cover including mangroves. We not only aim to obtain economic efficiencies, but also focus on ecological and social stability. Thus enviro mental protection will continue to be an integrated aspect in JNPorts planning and operations.

Let us continue to work together as “One Team One Goal”, with greater speed and intensity for making JN Port of Choice. Together, we all will get through this.

“TAKE CARE STAY SAFE”

In the newsletter, port’s performance is major hilighted’

JNPT CONTINUES TO MAINTAIN ITS PERFORMANCE-HANDLES 2,89,292 TEUS IN THE MONTH.

JNPT handled 2,89,292 TEUs during the month of June-2020 which is 5.29% higher as compared to May 2020. Total of 166 vessels were handled this month and the total traffic handled was 4.07 MT. JNPort also maintained 89% of export volume as compared to June 2019 with the easing of lockdown restrictions and the factories opening up.

JNPT SAW IMPROVEMENT OF 46% IN RAIL CO-EFFICIENT IN THE FIRST QUARTER.

JNPort successfully handled 511 rakes during the month June-2020, overtaking the previous highest monthly handling of 499 rakes in May 2020. The average rail coefficient during the first three months of FY 2020-21 as 23.40% an improvement of 46%, as compared to 16.04% of same period LY.

JNPT CONTINUES TO EXTEND SUPPORT TO EXIM CLIENTS & STAKEHOLDERS BY PROVIDING THE
‘EXTENDED GATE FACILITY’ AT ICD MULUND & ICD TARAPUR.

To facilitate faster evacuation, the JN Port also handled 106 trains in the lockdovin pet lad to ICD Mutund as per extended gate facility which amounts to x.957 TEUs•

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