Stevedoring includes loading and unloading and stowage of cargo in
any form on board of the vessel in Ports.
Shore handling includes arranging and receiving the cargo to/from
the hook point, inter modal transport from wharf to stack yard and
vice-versa and also receiving and delivering of cargo from/to trucks/
The policy covers the following activities:-
No agency shall undertake to perform these activities in JNPT, without
having a valid licence issued by JNPT for the Stevedoring and shore
Stevedoring and Shore handling policy does not apply to port operated
Stevedoring and Shore handling; this exemption is only for operations
entirely carried out by port and not for operations carried out by agents
partly or fully using port’s labour. This policy also does not apply to PPP
& BoT berth operations.
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