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Projects Ongoing (As Per January 2023)

Development of Fourth Container Terminal at JN Port

Description
  • M/s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Pvt. Ltd. (PSA) was awarded the development of Fourth Container Terminal on a DBFOT basis through a Concession Agreement on 6th May 2014.
  • The project comprises of two phases – each phase comprises 1 Km of quay line, dredging of manoeuvring area, 12 quay cranes, 46 RTG Yard cranes, and 4 RMGC cranes for its rail yard generating capacity of 2.4 Million TEU each (total 4.8 MTEU). The cost of phase I is Rs.4719 Crs and estimated cost of Phase -II is 3196 Crs.
  • As per schedule, the work of Phase I was completed on 22nd December 2017 and put into operation with a capacity of 30 MTPA. The commencement Phase II of 30 MTPA capacity is getting delayed due to Covid -19 pandemic and confirmation of revised layout.
  • Amendment in Environmental and CRZ Clearance for revised layout received on 18/10/2021.
  • The request of concessionaire for extension of time period for commencement and completion of work is considered and work commenced on 17/04/2022 after finalizing condition president.
Benefits of the Project
  • Increase the overall Port handling capacity to 10 Million TEUs
  • Reinforces JNPA’s position as the premier container port of India
Status
Phase I is put to in Operation since 22nd Dec. 2017. Phase II Work commenced On 17th April 2022 and it will be completed by April 2025.

Development of Greenfield Port at Vadhvan, Maharashtra

Description

Maharashtra has only two major ports i.e. Mumbai and Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPA) and Mumbai Port are constrained in the evacuation of cargo for the past several decades due to the development of the city around it as well as due to limited depths in the harbour which allows only up to 15 mtrs draft ships to berth. The Arabian coast at Vadhavan towards the north of Mumbai is most suitable and ideal for the development of a new port where natural a depth of 20 Meters is available at a distance of about 4 ½ nautical miles. The location is about 12 Km from the National Railway grid and about 35 Km from NH8. The port will be developed based on Landlord Port model.

Benefits of the Project

Development of a new major port at the West coast of India, with a draft of 18 Meters, for handling all cargos, will benefit to EXIM Trade.

Status
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority signed MoU with Maharashtra Maritime Board for development of Vadhvan Port on 5th June 2015 and JV formed between JNPA and MMB (GoM) on 14/04/2016. This port will be jointly implemented by JNPA and Maharashtra Maritime Board with a shareholding of 74% and 26% respectively.
  • The project will be implemented by SPV between JNPA and MMB with equity share of 74% by JNPA and 26% by MMB with minimum capital equity of Rs 48.10 Lakh by JNPA and 16.9 Lakh by MMB.
  • Approval from AERB received in June 2019 (Atomic Energy Regulatory Board) as Tarapur Atomic Power Station is in vicinity of Port site.
  • In principle approved for seething up of Greenfield Port project in Vadhavan in Feb 2020.
  • The notification of Vadhavan Port as major port is published in the official Gazetted of GOI on 19/02/2020.
  • The ToR for the project approved in a meeting with EAC of MoEF&CC held on 26/08/2020 and formal copy of approved ToR received on 07/10/2020.
  • The additional studies as directed by MOEF&CC as compliance to ToR are on the verge of completion. The same studies got delayed due to local opposition at Vadhavan site.
  • Detailed Design and detailed Engineering is in progress through consultant
  • The building of Local opinion above Vadhavan Port project is in progress

Development of Additional Liquid Cargo Jetty

Description

To meet the growing demand of the liquid cargo JNPA has decided to develop a liquid jetty of 4.5 MTPA. The DPR for the project is completed and the work on the new liquid terminal, of 4.5 million tonnes annual capacity. The jetty will have twin berths to handle 70,000 DWT vessels on one side and 25,000 DWT vessels simultaneously on both sides of the jetty. The EPC work is award to M/s. ITD Cementation at award cost of Rs. 181 Crs.

Benefits of the Project

Capacity enhancement of 4.5 Million Tons of liquid cargo in JNPA. The waiting period of vessels shall be reduced and it shall benefit the importers.

Status

The work is in progress and about 83.75% work completed.

SEZ Plot Development

Description

This, one-of-a-kind 277 hectares multi-sector SEZ project is located next to Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India's leading container port. This industrial hub, inaugurated by Hon’ble PM of India in 2014, is meticulously designed with state-of-the-art infrastructure to boost export-oriented industries in India. Being close to JNPA, the project promises ready availability of raw material, access to global markets, and strong multi-modal connectivity. Access to upcoming multi-modal infrastructure projects including New Mumbai airport, DFC rail corridor, Trans-harbor road link further increases the attractiveness of JNPA SEZ as a manufacturing destination. JNPA SEZ aims to set a new benchmark in port-led industrialization, and thus play a key role in the Ministry of Shipping’s Sagarmala vision of ‘Port led Industrialisation’. The SEZ has investment opportunity for MSME sector like Food processing, Engineering, Cosmetics, Auto components, Pharmaceuticals, warehousing, cold storage amongst others. There is also a Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) being developed which will further accentuate this value of this project.

Benefits of the Project

JNPA SEZ has a Geocentric advantage of being well-connected locally and globally. It has the location advantage of being near Mumbai, the economic capital of India. Being less than 5 km away from the JNPA Port, this industrial zone has direct access to global markets via JNPA’s Container Terminals.

The SEZ is directly connected to state and national highways. Road transportation will be facilitated further with the up-gradation of state and national highways to 6-8 lane roads and with the upcoming Sewri - Nhava road connecting the JNPA SEZ area to Eastern Mumbai. The Alibaug Virar multimodal transport corridor having approach at Khopta junction shall add transportation advantage. JNPA is on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor, offering ready access to markets in the north.

Status
  • JNPA SEZ is allotting the land on 60 years lease to investors. The allotment is done through e-tender cum e-auction process.
  • The JNPA SEZ out of 277 Ha land, 162 Ha (@ 400 acres) to be allotted on lease.
  • A total of 26 investors are allotted land in JNPA SEZ of around @55 ha (@150 acres), which included 85 acres of land for M/s Nhava Sheva Business Park (NSBPL) for FTWZ.
  • 6 units in JNPA SEZ have generated their first invoice from their JNPA SEZ unit and are declared operational unit and thus JNPA SEZ is now first Port based operational multi product SEZ PAN India.
  • Another 6 units have started their construction activities and are planning to commence their operations soon.
  • M/s. NSBPL have partly operationalized for their FTWZ unit on the plot allotted to them.
  • JNPA SEZ provides single window clearance for approvals about the units which are given possession in JNPA SEZ. This is facilitated as JNPA is awarded the Special Planning Authority (SPA) and Electrical distribution licensee status by GoM as per SEZ Act provisions.
  • The approval of the Development control regulation for the JNPA SEZ area is approved by GoM on 21/09/2021, thus JNPA SEZ will be aim for utilizing the maximum potential of the SEZ land for industrial development
  • A dedicated electric substation of 45 MVA capacity is commenced.
  • Environmental Clearance and Consent to establish is received.
  • The development of infrastructure is completed and the units are provided with all necessary support to commence their operations.

Widening of Existing Container Road towards East Side of ‘Y’ Junction to North Gate Complex

Description

Widening of Existing Container Road towards East Side of ‘Y’ Junction to North Gate Complex. The Project cost is Rs.98.24 Crores. The work commenced after obtaining forest permission as the project area is with mangrove. The project will be completed within 18 months; the work is in progress.

Benefits of the Project

This project will facilitate in the faster evacuation of the containerized cargo.

Status
  • The Forest Clearance is received and the 65% work is completed.

Dry Port at Wardha

Description

Conceptually, a Dry Port/ ICD is an intermodal terminal situated in the hinterland servicing a region connected with one or several ports by rail and/or road transport and is offering specialized services between the Dry Port and the overseas destinations. Normally the Dry Port is container-oriented and supplies all logistics facilities including various Value addition opportunities, which are needed for shipping and forwarding agents in a port. The Dry Port is situated in Sindi village, Wardha district of Maharashtra and is proposed to be constructed over an area of 140 hectares in a phased development.

Benefits of the Project

The planned ICD cum industrial park encompasses the various components of an envisioned successful multimodal logistics park. Concepts, such as the defined and planned above, in conjunction with a focus on the right regulatory and institutional support are the way forward to reduce logistics costs and help build a robust logistics sector in India. This will aid in the development of systems and networks that will address the issues of underdeveloped material handling infrastructure and inefficient modal mix.

Status
  • Delegated Investment Board (DIB) Proposal: DIB Approval granted by the Ministry of Shipping (DIB) on 8th March 2019.
  • Environmental Clearance and Consent to Establish is recieved.
  • Construction of Railway Siding work is entrusted to M/s. IPRCL. 90% works completed
Present Status:

JNPA & NHAI/NHLML has signed MoU on 22/10/2021 for development of MMLP at Nagpur-Wardha. As per the provisions of MoU, the SPV has been formed and the further development of MMLP project will be executed by NHAI/NHLML being a lead member of SPV. The MMLP will be monitored by NHLML and therefore, no further investment will be made by JNPA.

Dry Port at Jalna

Description

Conceptually, a Dry Port/ ICD is an Intermodal terminal situated in the hinterland servicing a region connected with one or several ports by rail and/or road transport and is offering specialized services between the Dry Port and the overseas destinations. Normally the Dry Port is container-oriented and supplies all logistics facilities including various Value addition opportunities, which are needed for shipping and forwarding agents in a port. The Dry Port is situated in Jalna near the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra and is proposed to be constructed over an area of 182 hectares in a phased development.

Benefits of the Project

The presence of industrial regions with existing and upcoming enterprises helps establish synergies between the industry and its logistic requirement and create an efficient network that shall enable reduced logistics to cost; improved freight aggregation, distribution, storage; and ensure a faster delivery to customers. Thus, the proposed dry cum industrial park has the potential to evolve as a model for other such similar Multimodal logistics parks. At the same time, the development of a concept entails the right combination of essential components such as transport connectivity, industrial park facilities, information technology systems, policy / regulatory reforms.

Status
  • Tender Process for Construction of Approach Road and Site Levelling has been completed and the work order has been issued in January 2021.
  • Environmental Clearance and Consent to Establish is recieved.
  • Construction of Railway Siding work is entrusted to M/s. IPRCL. 90% work is completed.
  • Construction of Railway Over Bridge (ROB) is entrusted to M/s. IPRCL. 100% work is completed.
  • Water Provision: water supply is in progress through MIDC.
  • ICD Approval for setting up of Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Daregaon and Jawasgaon village in Jalna, Maharashtra
Present Status

JNPA & NHAI/NHLML has signed MoU on 21/09/2022 for development of MMLP at Jalna. As per the provisions of MoU, the SPV is being formed and the further development of MMLP project will be executed by NHAI/NHLML being a lead member of SPV. The MMLP will be monitored by NHLML and no further investment will be made by JNPA.

Dry Port at Nashik

Description

Land for Dry Port is available at Niphad Sugar factory and other storage facilities. The Land value is examined by the District Collector and (Administrator of Sugar Factory) and the final land value including no dues certificate is awaited from District Collector.

Benefits of the Project

The planned ICD cum industrial park encompasses the various components of an envisioned successful multimodal logistics park. Concepts, such as the defined and planned above, in conjunction with a focus on the right regulatory and institutional support are the way forward to reduce logistics costs and help build a robust logistics sector in India. This will aid in the development of systems and networks that will address the issues of underdeveloped material handling infrastructure and inefficient modal mix.

Status
  • The consultant Ernst & Young LLP has submitted the Detailed Feasibility Report on 17th September 2019.
  • The land measuring 108 Acres is available with Niphad Sugar Factory.
Present Status

The Hon’ble Minister of MoPSW vide letter no PD-22011/8/2022-PD-V/III dated 04/08/2022 has communicated No -Objection for Development of MMLP on the land identified by JNPA at Niphad, Nashik for Dry Port. JNPA is also willing to be partner in the SPV.

In this regard, JNPA has requested NHAI/NHLML to share the model of engagement with JNPA along with necessary details, terms & conditions for review & decision making in the matter by JNPA Board for signing of MoU with NHAI/NHLML. Accordingly, NHLML submitted model station tent JNPA can invest equity in the form of land acquisition cost and hence proposal is submitted to MoPSW for its approval.