New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the number one container Port in the country added another feather to its cap, winning the ‘Best Port of the Year- Containerised’ award at the 4th India Maritime Award ’19. The Port won this coveted stature midst some of the best Ports in the country, being nominated in the same category. The JNPT also received a special felicitation for its thirty years of glorious service to the maritime sector.
The category ‘Best Port of Year’ evaluates the Ports across various parameters like Volume Handled, Year on Year Growth, Expansion Plans, New Initiatives, Variety of Cargo Handled, Handling Equipment, E- Business and Customer Satisfaction, to name a few. JNPT showed remarkable growth across all these parameters, be it crossing the 5 Million TEUs milestone in container handling for a financial year or the various projects underway such as the on-going development of the 4th Terminal, the mega road infrastructure development project, dredging of the navigational channel, development of Dry Ports, JNPT –SEZ project, automation & digitization of services and many similar initiatives focused on Port expansion and enhancing operational efficiency.