Port Wings News Network:
A high-level delegation from Iran visited Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA), India’s best performing port, to take Iran-India trade relations to new heights. The delegates from Iran highlighted the contribution of India in developing Chabahar Port and elevating the logistics value chain, along with the execution of the joint master plan on the blue economy.
Upon arrival at the port, Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, and Shri Unmesh Shard Wagh, IRS, Dy. Chairman JNPA, offered a traditional welcome to the Iranian delegates.
During the interaction with the Iranian delegates, Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, said, “JNPA is delighted to host the delegates from Iran. We are both vested in the global port sector with multimodal connectivity between the two nations. JNPA provides high-end facilities and several projects that take J N Port operations to the finest level and provides the best experience to our customers and stakeholders.”
He further added, “India and Iran have the potential to change the way global EXIM is carried out through development and exploring new modes of progressive advancement in the maritime domain.”
During their visit to JNPA, the delegates were briefed on the various projects at JNPA. Later, during the port visit, the delegation was apprised of the overall functioning of the port and the latest development work in the port.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) at Navi Mumbai is one of the premier container handling ports in India. Commissioned on 26th May 1989, in less than three decades of its operations, JNPA has transformed from a bulk-cargo terminal to become the premier container port in the country.
Currently JNPA operates five container terminals: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT), the Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT), the Gateway Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. (GTIPL), Nhava Sheva International Gateway Terminal (NSIGT) and the newly commissioned Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCTPL). The Port also has a Shallow Water Berth for general cargo and another Liquid Cargo Terminal which is managed by BPCL-IOCL consortium and newly constructed coastal berth.