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Projects Ongoing (As Per April 2022)

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.
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 will be commenced from 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

Construction of Coastal Berth

Description

To give momentum to coastal shipping, the Govt of India has decided to have coastal vessel berth every major port which is to be located in the shallower portion where large International ships cannot come, to accommodate the coastal vessel wherein the cargo handling shall be free from custom and immigration formalities. Responding to this requirement, JNPA has taken up the project of ‘Coastal Berth’.

Benefits of the Project

The work comprises of construction of 250 m long Coastal Berth with 2 trestles 94m long each with backup area reclamation of 11 hectares. Dredging to achieve a dredged depth of 11 m at Berth pocket and backside of the berth is also proposed for handling port crafts with a dredged depth of 6m below CD. Capacity for handling liquid cargo of 1.5 MTPA and General Coastal cargo of 1 MTPA. It will reduce the delays caused due to Port related paperwork and customs formalities thus save time and enhance overall Trade. Environmental Clearance and Consent to Operate is received.

Status

The Coastal Berth is completed by 31st March, 2021 and trial operation for the vessel GREATSHIP DHRITI was conducted on 9th July 2021. Appointment of operator for Coastal berth and Shallow Water Berth through PPP is in process.

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 64.20% 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 @60 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 from June 2020 PAN India.
  • Another 6 units have started their construction activities and are planning to commence their operations soon.
  • M/s. NSBPL have started construction 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.

Road Connectivity 6/8 Laning

Description
  • The work is awarded in four packages.
  • The implementing agency is NHAI.
  • The project is being funded by SPV, JNPA will also monitor the progress of the project regularly and inform the MoPSW.
Benefits of the Project
Establishes better road connectivity for the Port and reduces congestion which enhances overall Trade.
Status
Works are completed in July 2021. The descope works like bridge at Jasai and certain ramps at cloverleaf at Karal and Gavhan phata are likely to be completed by July 2022.

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 work commenced. The 50% work is completed.

Development of Integrated Common Rail Yard Facility at JNPA

Description

To handle DFC rakes, JN Port has undertaken infrastructure work for, in the Common Rail Yard, two lines for handling double stack and long haul rakes (length 1.5 Kms) will be commissioned. The existing 2 lines of NSICT will be decommissioned. The other terminal lines will continue the handling of non-DFC rakes. DIB approval for a cost of Rs.330.03 crores is received.

Benefits of the Project

The Port can handle 1500 Meters long double-stack rakes on DFC.

Status
  • Development of DFC compliant common rail yard inside Port: The said project is of Rs.211 crores involving modification of existing yard with DFC compliant.
  • Development of DFC common rail yard - Modification to ROB: Modification of ROB involved raising and widening of existing ROB near Administration Building of JNPA. Estimated project cost is Rs.119 crores. The work is likely to be completed by April 2022.

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.
  • TAMP proposal for Land lease Fixation (Phase-I Area-27.93 Ha):
    • Approval for a land lease rate of Rs. 130 per sq. m/year has been granted by TAMP on 31st May 2018.
  • TAMP proposal for Land lease Fixation (Entire Area-129.37 Ha):
    • Approval for a land lease rate of Rs. 70 per sq. m/year has been granted by TAMP on 21st December 2018.
  • State Level Environmental Impact Assessment Authority, Government of Maharashtra has accorded Environmental Clearance on 8th July 2021.
  • Construction of Railway Siding work is entrusted to M/s. IPRCL. 90% completed works
  • The DPR for Water Supply Scheme from Wadgaon Dam is under preparation by Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran (MJP).
  • Pandhan road work is just awarded.
  • SPV formation with NHAI for development of project as Multi Modal Logistics Park has been approved on 8th October 2020.
  • MoU signed between JNPA and NHAI for multi Modal Logistic signed on 22nd Oct 2021.

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
  • Delegated Investment Board (DIB) Proposal: The DIB approval has been granted by the Ministry on 4th May 2020 for a total Cost of Rs. 327 Crore.
  • TAMP proposal for Land lease Fixation for Phase-I area has been approved by the Board on 8th October 2020 and the same has been forwarded to the TAMP for consideration and approval.
  • Tender Process for Construction of Approach Road and Site Levelling has been completed and the work order has been issued in January 2021.
  • State Level Environmental Impact Assessment Authority, Government of Maharashtra has accorded Environmental Clearance on 8th July 2021.
  • 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: MIDC has invited tenders for the work of provision of water supply to the Dry Port at Jalna.
  • ICD Approval for setting up of Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Daregaon and Jawasgaon village in Jalna, Maharashtra
  • Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) has considered and approved the proposal by the issuance of a Letter of Intent (LoI) dated 27th November 2019.
  • The tender documents for “Allotment of Land to Operator cum Developer on Long Lease basis for Development of ICD / Dry Port at Jalna, Maharashtra through e-Tender cum e-Auction” was issued in February 2021 and there was no response for the tender. JNPA is exploring the possibility to incur minimum expenditure to make the facility ready for O&M operation. NHAI expressed their interest to form SPV between JNPA & NHAI for developing as MMLP and under consideration by MoPSW.

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.
  • JNPA has requested Govt. of Maharashtra to develop the Dry Port project in Joint Venture wherein the land cost shall be equity contribution from GoM while the development expenses shall be borne by JNPA.
  • The Collector, Nashik vide letter dated 16th April 2018 has informed that the land admeasuring 108 acres may be transferred to JNPA.
  • The Board in its meeting held on 25th May 2018, has in-principally approved the acquisition of land for Dry Port development.
  • Issue of securing NOC from the Sales Tax department before land acquisition needs to be sorted out by the Collector and encumbrance free land to be handed over to JNPA.
  • After receipt of confirmation from Collector Nashik for encumbrance force land, the proposal for acquisition of land at Niphad is submitted to MoPSW for its approval.