Mumbai, August 04, 2022: Today, His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President, of the Republic of Maldives, visited JNPA (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority), India’s Best Performing Port, along with senior dignitaries from the Republic of Maldives.
Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, greeted and gave a traditional welcome to His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President, the Republic of Maldives, in the presence of Shri Unmesh Sharad Wagh, IRS, Dy. Chairman, JNPA, and all the HODs of JN Port.
The Republic of Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, was briefed by Shri Sanjay Sethi, IAS, Chairman, JNPA, on the various projects at JNPA. Highlighting JNPA’s latest developmental projects he said, “Aligning with the vision of the shipping ministry of the government of India JNPA has taken up several developmental projects like the development of the greenfield port at Vadhvan, dry ports in the hinterland of the state, the fourth container terminal, etc. which will contribute to the nation’s growing economy.”
Later, His Excellency President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visited one of the JNPA’s terminal GTI to get an overview of the overall functioning of the port.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority (JNPA) at Navi Mumbai is one of the premier container handling ports in India. Commissioned on 26th May 1989, in less than three decades of its operations, JNPA has transformed from a bulk-cargo terminal to become the premier container port in the country.
Currently JNPA 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 (BMCTPL). The Port also has a Shallow Water Berth for general cargo and another Liquid Cargo Terminal which is managed by BPCL-IOCL consortium and newly constructed coastal berth.
Source: Press Release