The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Navi Mumbai is the biggest container handling port in India. It accounts for around 50% of the total containerized cargo volume, across the major ports of India. Commissioned on 26 th May 1989, in three decades of its operations, JNPT has transformed from a bulk- cargo terminal to become the premier container port in the country. JNPT is connected to over 200 ports in the world. It is ranked 33rd in the list of top 100 Container Ports globally.
Currently JNPT operates five container terminals: The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT), the Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT), the Gateway Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. (GTIPL), Nhava Sheva International Gateway Terminal (NSIGT), and the newly commissioned Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT). The port also has a shallow Water Berth for general cargo and another Liquid Cargo Terminal. These are managed by BPCL-IOCL consortium. The Fourth Container Terminal is being developed in two phases of which Phase-I is operational. Phase-II is expected to be fully operational by 2022-2023 with a quay length of 2,000 metres adding an annual capacity of 4.8 million TEUs.
- Container Capacity: 1.5 Million TEUs per year (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal)
- Draft / maximum vessel size: 15 metres
- Reefer points: 576
- Container cranes: 39