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DP World ignores India’s China veto

A ship hauling four quay cranes ordered by DP World for a new terminal and made by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) has docked at Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) Port.

The move is somewhat contentious due to ZPMC, a Chinese state-owned port crane constructor, being barred from supplying its product to Indian ports.

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Strike affects container handling at Indian Port

AFP reports: Millions of Indian workers were expected to join a two-day nationwide strike starting Wednesday in protest against ‘anti-labour’ economic reforms introduced by the embattled Congress government. The government’s ‘big ticket’ reforms include opening retail, insurance and aviation sectors to wider foreign investment, hiking prices of subsidised diesel used by farmers and reducing […]


PSA-ABG team set to get India’s biggest container terminal deal

JN's port’s fourth terminal will have a capacity to handle four million standard containers a year

A consortium led by PSA International Pte Ltd, the world’s second biggest container port operator, has emerged the highest bidder to build India’s largest container terminal yet, by capacity and cost, at the Jawaharlal Nehru port, or JN […]