Jawaharlal Nehru Port is India’s largest and premier container gateway. The foundation stone for fourth container terminal was laid in Mumbai.
The Ceremony was attended by:
- Honourable Shri Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India
- Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways
- Government representatives
- Members of the business community in Mumbai.
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSA Bharat Investments Pte Ltd (which is a subsidiary of PSA International) had taken up the development of the fourth container terminal in Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JN Port), India.
PSA’s latest port project in India will help facilitate the sustainable economic growth in India. BMCT will help facilitate trade and cater to the ever-increasing demand for container handling capacity at JN Port and play a role in supporting India’s fast-growing economy. Equipped with the deepest berths in JN Port and advanced port technologies, BMCT will be able to handle and ensure swift turnaround of the large container vessels plying our oceans today.
BMCT will be completed in two phases with an annual capacity of 2.4 million TEUs per phase. The Phase 1 is expected to be completed in three years. Finally, BMCT will have a quay length of 2,000 metres, 24 state-of-the-art quay cranes and a designed capacity of 4.8 million TEUs per annum.