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JNPT closes the Financial Year on a record high note
JNPT closes the Financial Year on a record high note


Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the premier container port in the country yet again up-scaled its performance to close the financial year, FY –’19 on a high note, acheiving 5.13 Million TEUs in container handling, which is a 6.2% increase from the last financial year which closed at 4.83 Million TEUs. The Port added another feather in its cap, by handling 4.71 Lakh TEUs in March alone which is the highest number for any month. This superb performance reflects the continuous growth trajectory over the last few years owing to the improving operational efficiency; Port led development and expansion of cargo handling capacity at JNPT. Speaking on this, Shri Sanjay Sethi, Chairman, JNPT said, “We are delighted to have yet another record high performance year at JNPT and we hope to keep this growth momentum going. While the global markets did well this financial year which reflects in our business numbers, I would give equal credit to all the departments at JNPT who implemented many new initiatives which improved the overall efficiency of the Port and provided ease of doing business for our stakeholders. At JNPT, we are constantly looking to innovate and better our services to not only exceed global benchmarks but also create value for trade. So our high performance numbers are a validation of our continuous efforts to empower trade and make India a foremost player in the global maritime sector.”



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