• JNPT: Terminal operation Normal
  • NSICT: Terminal operation  normal
  • GTI:  Terminal operations Normal
  • Operations wise terminals running smoothly.
  • Major shipping lines like MSC, CMA and Maersk / Safmarine are not accepting booking due to container shortages.
  • Most shipping lines are asking to book two weeks in advance.


  • This is peak season and also since 31st March is year ending in India.  Most airlines increase their rates and not very flexible.
  • There will be very heavy rush on 28th & 29th March for year closing and also 31st March being a public holiday in Mumbai.
  • Most carriers are overbooked causing long waiting time for loading cargo.
  • There are also delays at transshipment ports.
  • Transit time for Lille especially is affected and taking 2 – 3 days more due congestion transshipment.


  • ICD FARIDABAD: Rail movement normal
  • CFS PATPARGANJ: Rail movement normal
  • ICD DADRI: Rail movement normal
  • ICD Loni: 3-4 days pendency for railing to Mumbai port AND 3-4 days to Mundra port
  • Pipavav: Getting normal slowly – Containers taking min 3-4 days i/o 4-5 days to rail out for import shipments.
  • ICD : TUGHLAKABAD (TKD) – Gating In of FCL & LCL slow since carting is restricted to 80 per day  and cargo offloading  at night due to this long waiting time for truckers.
  • CMA is having equipment shortage for Food grade containers for rice stuffing.
  • Due to container shortage CMA CGM is not releasing the booking for Port Louis


  • Most of the airlines are going full and over booked CARGO for France /some other destinations of Europe and  need 4-5 advance booking.
  • AIR INDIA having cargo backlog and accepting cargo on advance booking  basis.
  • Some airlines had increased the rates and we are expecting that other airlines will also increased the rates in the coming weeks.



  • Chennai and Tuticorin Port going smoothly operational wise, no issue reported yet.
  • 20’ & 40’HQ container Equipment shortage in Tuticorin Port with carrier like: BEN LINE/ HANJIN / K-LINE on priority wise they are allotting the container depend upon availability.
  • Chennai – MSC is not having inventory for 20’ & 40’, we need to check by Friday (28.03.14) for further status.



  • Chennai  & Bangalore- Mostly airlines  [SAUDI,  JET, OMAN AIR, QATAR, ETIHAD] going full  for France / some  other destinations in Europe and they require 4-5 days’ advance booking.
  • Air India is holding the shipment at Delhi for minimum 2 Days.
  • Oman Air have all their onward flight from MCT – CDG is overbooked till next week they are not accepting any fresh booking for time being for Europe-1 sector