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Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT)

In view of continuous growth in container traffic and meeting growing demand of business community and trade partners to have additional facilities for handling the same, the Port introduced private participation and invited global tenders for the first time in India to develop new Container Terminal to augment its container handling capacity .

JN Port entered into a license agreement in July 1997 with M/s. Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal (NSICT) a consortium led by M/s. P & O Ports, Australia, for construction, operation and management of a new 2-berth container terminal on BOT basis for period of 30 years. The same was fully operational from July 2000. The project comprises construction of 600 metres quay length; reclamation of 20 hectares of area for container yards and requisite container handling equipment along with other related facilities. The design capacity of this new 2-berth container Terminal was considered as 7.2 million tonnes per year. However, this capacity is further augmented and currently assessed as 15.6 million tonnes per year.

  • Number of ground slots: 6222 , of which 620 are at ICD.
  • 600 Metres linear quay length
  • Rail mounted quay cranes - (RMQC) Post Panamax – 6; Super Post Panamax - 2
  • Rubber tyred gantry cranes - (RTGC): 29
  • Rail mounted gantry cranes - (RMGC): 3
  • Reefer points: 672
  • Backup Area - 26 Hectares (Container Yard)
  • Railway Sliding for ICD - Two Tracks
  • Tractor Trailers - 34 (owned) and about 100 hired
  • Reach stackers - 3
  • Empty Handlers - 2

Contact Details

Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd.
Operation Center,
Navi Mumbai- 400707.

Telephone : 91 22 5590 1234

Fax : 91 22 5590 2415

Website :


*** JNPT ranked amongst the Top 5 Ports in Middle East as per Lloyd's List *** First double berthing of tankers at Liquid Cargo Terminal after commissioning of Mooring Dolphins at Liquid cargo terminal *** JN Port handles 4.467million TEUs, 63.80 million tonnes in 2014-15 *** Boston Consulting Group(BCG) appointed Consultant for conducting "Bench-marking, capacity maturity assessment and preparing a road map for operational improvement" for major ports in India in line with international ports *** JNPT is the only major port in India to have achieved all the four certifications: Ø ISO 9001:2008 Standards for Quality Management System, Ø ISO 27001:2005 Standards for Information Security Management System, Ø ISO 14001:2004 for Environmental Management System, Ø OHSAS 18001:2007 for Occupational Health & Safety Management System.*** The construction of Mooring Dolphins to the existing BPCL Liquid Cargo Jetty has been completed on 30th March 2015 ***