Indian Ports: 9 Indian ports make it to top 100 of WB performance index | Delhi News


NEW DELHI: Signalling a major enchancment in environment friendly dealing with of ships and cargo lately, 9 Indian ports have made it to the top 100 rankings (in record of 405 ports) within the Container Port Performance Index 2023 (CPPI 2023) of the World Bank. Govt-owned Visakhapatnam ranked nineteenth, first time for an Indian port making it to top 20. Adani-owned Mundra ranked 27.
In 2022, Visakhapatnam port ranked 115 and Mundra’s rating was 48. The enchancment is a milestone for India’s maritime business, officers within the ports and transport ministry stated. The Indian ports have achieved this by enhancing their operational effectivity and repair supply.
Officials stated Visakhapatnam port has demonstrated good performance on parameters, reminiscent of 27.5 strikes per crane hour, a turnaround time (TRT) of 21.4 hours, and minimal berth idle time. These spotlight the port’s skill to deal with container ships effectively and affect buyer preferences.
The seven different ports which had been ranked inside 100 had been Pipavav (41), Kamarajar (47), Cochin (63), Hazira (68), Krishnapatnam (71), Chennai (80) and Jawahal Lal Nehru (96).
The index ready by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence is a comparable evaluation of performance primarily based on vessel time in ports. Yangshan port in China and Salalah port in Oman had been top two ports in phrases of rankings .
“The average duration of a port call (time taken to load or unload at least one container) in 2023 was 40.5 hours, which represents a slight increase over the global average of 36.8 hours in 2022. About 11.7% (or 3.7 hours) was idle time consumed at the berth immediately before and after cargo operations. Also known as the ‘Start-Up’ and ‘Finish’ sub-processes of a port call, each activity does not necessarily need to take more than 30 minutes to complete safely,” stated the report.

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Nilesh Desai
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