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JNPT awarded ‘Best Port of the year (Containerised)’ at the 4th India Maritime Awards

Jun 28th, 2019 4:02 pm | By | Category: SPECIAL NEWS COVERAGE

Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT receiving the award for JNPT- Best Port of the Year- Containerised at the 4th India Maritime Awards.

Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT receiving the award for JNPT- Best Port of the Year- Containerised at the 4th India Maritime Awards.

Mumbai: 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. Commenting on this adulation at the awards, Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT said, “We are delighted to win such a high honour at the Awards, as it validates our continuous efforts to not only meet global standards but also ensure best quality service to our customers. Over the last three decades JNPT has systematically evolved in its operational efficiency and Port capacity, to be ranked among the top 30 container Ports globally. We continue to upscale our offering and a slew of strategic initiatives are already underway to drive the next phase of transformation of the Port which will augment our growth trajectory and also voyage the Indian maritime sector in new directions of success.”

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. Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPT was the Special Chief Guest for the evening and delivered the keynote address. JNPT also received a special felicitation for its thirty years of glorious service to the maritime sector.
The India Maritime Awards is one of the most prestigious awards in the industry organized by Daily Shipping Times, the pioneer and oldest shipping newspaper. This award salutes companies / individuals for their excellence in the maritime and logistics industry and so being awarded here provides you with a market edge and it is a matter of repute and prestige for the business.

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