PSA International reached a new record in rail volumes, through its operations at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (PSA Mumbai).
In fact, PSA Mumbai managed to handle 13,601 TEU, alongside 111 rakes, surpassing the previously set record of 11,450 TEU and 94 rakes.
Through the new volume record, PSA Mumbai’s rail market share within JNPT increased from an average of 13.5% to 20%.
At the same time, PSA Mumbai’s own throughput rail share increased from 13% to 22%.
For the records, PSA Mumbai’s rail market further marked an growth in exports transported by rail instead of via road for the first time, with rail’s share of transport increasing from an average of 38% to 52% during June.
Concluding, this latest milestone was reached on the back of the July 2019 agreement for inter-terminal haulage of mixed train boxes within JNPT terminals, whereupon seamless transfers by PSA Mumbai contributed to a steady increase in rail volumes handled.