MUMBAI – Sea

NHAVA SHEVA

  • JNPT: Normalized
  • NSICT: Normalized
  • GTI:  Normalized
  • Operations running normal for now.
  • Equipment availability has improved.
  • 1st May is a public holiday in Mumbai on account of Maharashtra Day.

Note:   JNPT has issued a circular stating that on 1st May at 0600hrs to 2nd May at 1800hrs (36 hours) there will be power-shut down at Nhava Sheva, in order to carry out the installation of Electrical overhead conductors on the new towers installed. Therefore, there will not be electrical power distribution in all the three Terminals at Nhava Sheva namely, JNPT, NSICT & GTI.

MUMBAI- Air

  • A labor strike was declared since Friday 25th 17:00 hours over some labor issues and is  still continuing till today 28th, we will know in the evening whether the issue is resolved.  Due to this no shipment could be handed over to airlines on Friday 25th evening and on Saturday, 26th April.
  • Heavy rush is expected once labor strike is called off in the already congested air cargo terminal.
  • Most carriers are overbooked.
  • There are also delays at trans-shipment ports.
  • Transit time for Lille especially is affected and taking 2 – 3 days more due congestion trans-shipment.

DELHI – Sea

  • 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 in a day  and after 8 pm cargo cannot be  offloaded  at night and this results in 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.
  • BEN Line has stopped the service to TAMATAVE port for the time being

DELHI – Air

  • Most of the airlines  [ JET, QATAR, ETIHAD, AIR FRANCE / SINGAPORE] going full  / OVER BOOKED for France and other  destinations of Europe
  • Airline need 4-5 days advance booking
  • AIR INDIA /SINGAPORE, AIR FRANCE accepting cargo on EXPRESS BASIS FOR EUROPE and  we are expecting other airlines will also accept cargo on express basis only in this week and next week too.
  • Most of the  Airlines increased the  BASIC FREIGHT RATES
  • AIR PORT AUTHORITY having backlog and Trucks queue up and get offloaded after 15-24 Hrs which generally take 3-4 hours and mostly Truck drivers have been spending whole day in the trucks and cargo off load inthe night and   customs clearance process is slow and taking min 1 day I/O 5-6 hours, due to cargo backlog with port authority and hardly to get the space for examination the cargo with customs department.

CHENNAI & TUTICORIN

Sea

  • 1st May, will be Customs  Holiday due to Labor Day.
  • 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.
  • Evergreen – Stop service from Tuticorin to Port Louis presently.
  • Ex. Chennai :  Some carriers like PIL, MOL, MSC informed that there are congestion at Singapore for Africa sector expecting minimum one week rollover present
  • Chennai Import Container movement from Port to nominated CFS slightly delay it’s taking minimum 3 days after container discharge from vessel.
  • PIL Shipping only having Fortnightly vessel From Singapore to Port Louis.
  • EUROPE – EVERGREEN/HANJIN/COSCO (Consortium) – Mother vessel sailing Day has been changed from Wednesday to Sunday Colombo from Week `17 onwards

CHENNAI & BANGALORE
Air

  • Mostly airlines  [AIR INDIA, QATAR, ETIHAD, AIR FRANCE , SAUDI / SINGAPORE] going full  / OVER BOOKED for Europe and USA
  • Airline need 4-5 days advance booking
  • Most of the  Airlines increased the  BASIC FREIGHT RATES