India’s biggest port handled a record 4.8m teu in 2017 after registering growth of 7.4%.
APM Terminals (APMT) Mumbai, the biggest terminal in the both the port and India, also set a new record after handling 2.3m teu, 42% of the port’s total.
Ravi Gaitonde, managing director of APMT Mumbai, said: “This success is a result of the cooperation extended by the entire trade community including the cargo owners, Container Freight Station operators, transporters, rail operators and the port and customs authorities.
“We are continuously looking for ways to improve our service offering and increase the efficiency of the terminal to remain terminal of choice for our customers.”
The remaining containers were handled by two DP World’s Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal and its Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal, the state-run Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal and PSA’s newly opened Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal.