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Lloyd's report to JNPT among the top 30 global container ports

India's premier container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has become India's only port to get listed among the top 30 global container ports in Top 100 Container Ports report by Lloyd's List Containers.
Lloyd's report to JNPT among the top 30 global container ports

What has changed?

  • JNPT has notched up five spots to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ranking.

Efforts of the Union Ministry of Shipping that has made this jump possible:

  1. New processes activated under the 'Ease of Doing Business' initiative have helped in the overall growth of the port business.
  2. The new processes also aided the Export-Import trade to save time and cost which in turn have accentuated the growth story.
  3. JNPT has also launched the app services to facilitate better tracking of consignment and ease the trade process for their EXIM partners.
  4. The app launched by the JNPT allows traders to access all the relevant information about their consignment and port-related updates regarding traffic and weather on their fingertips.

About the Top 100 Container Ports Report:

  • Top 100 Container Ports report from Lloyd's List Containers provides an exclusive analysis of all ports with detailed information on each port and sets out the winners and losers each year.
  • The report also provides in-depth profiles, analysis, and insight of all 100 facilities, detailing terminals operators, box volumes, recent developments and pipeline projects.

Question:

Q. Which premier container port of India has become India's only port to get listed among the top 30 global container ports in Top 100 Container Ports report by Lloyd's List Containers?
a. Indira Gandhi Port Trust (IGPT)
b. Rajiv Gandhi Port Trust (RGPT)
c. Mahatma Gandhi Port Trust (MGPT)
d. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)
Lloyd's report to JNPT among the top 30 global container ports Lloyd's report to JNPT among the top 30 global container ports Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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