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Government of India
Ministry of Shipping
22 JUL 2019 5:48PM by PIB Delhi
Ongoing Projects to enhance traffic handling capacity of Mumbai Port and JNPT

In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, the Minister of State forShipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed that thepresent traffic handling capacity of Mumbai Port and Jawaharlal Nehru Port are 78.4 and 118.3 Million Tonnes Per Annum respectively. He informed thatthe ports have taken up several projects to further enhance their capacity. The details of such projects  are as under:-

                       

Port Name

Name of Project

Capacity

(MTPA)

Mumbai Port Trust

Setting up of Floating Storage & re-gasification unit (FSRU)

5.00

Construction of Fifth Oil Berth at JawaharDweep

22.00

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

Fourth Container Terminal (BMCTPL) Phase-II

30

Additional Liquid Cargo Jetty

4.5

Coastal Berth

2.5

 

The Minister also informed that the JNPT has recently increased its draft from 14m to 15m which has enabled it to accommodate vessels of 12000 plus Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU) capacity.

 

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