• 2014 May 7 13:18

    PSA awarded concession to develop and operate fourth container terminal in Jawaharlal Nehru Port

    Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSA Bharat Investments Pte Ltd (which is a subsidiary of PSA International), signed the concession with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) on 6 May 2014 to develop the JN Port’s fourth container terminal on a design, build, operate, finance and transfer basis in Mumbai for a period of 30 years, PSA said in a press release.
     
    Located at India’s largest and premier container gateway port, BMCT will have berths with a depth of 16.5 metres, the deepest in JN Port. BMCT will be equipped with the latest technology and equipment to serve important industrial and manufacturing centres and cities in India’s largest hinterland. BMCT is well-connected by major highways and rail networks to key markets in India, a fast-growing economy.
     
    “Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Pvt Ltd is PSA International's latest port project in India. PSA will work along with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to develop this very important terminal in India to cater to the increasing demand for container handling capacity, and facilitate maritime trade in India,” said Mr Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO, PSA International.
     
    When BMCT is fully completed, it will have a quay length of 2,000 metres with a design capacity of 4.8 million TEUs per annum.
     
    About PSA International
    PSA International is one of the leading global port groups. PSA participates in port projects across Asia, Europe and the Americas with flagship operations in Singapore and Antwerp. Employing the finest talents in the industry, PSA delivers reliable and best-in-class service to its customers and develops win-win relationships with its partners. As the port operator of choice in the world's gateway hubs, PSA is “The World's Port of Call”. PSA International has been voted “Best Global Container Terminal Operating Company” for eight years at the Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards since 2005.


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