APM Terminals Mumbai also known as Gateway Terminals India Private Limited (GTIL), in Nhava Sheva’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port, was named India’s “Container Terminal of the Year” Award at the India Maritime & Logistics Awards 2015.
The award reflects outstanding performance on such criteria as operational performance, year- on- year container volume growth, IT efficiency, advanced technology and customer satisfaction. GTIL also set an Indian National Maritime Record by handling 2.01 Million TEUs in fiscal year 2014-15, representing the period between April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.
APM Terminals Mumbai is one of three terminals currently operating at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP), India’s largest container port, accounting for 45% of JNP’s throughput, and approximately 20% of India’s total container traffic in 2014.
“We are honoured to be recognised as India’s best performing terminal and for setting a new national record in annual container throughput for Indian ports.World-class port and terminal operations are crucial for India’s economic growth and the success of such government initiatives as ‘Make in India’,” said APM Terminals Mumbai Chairman Rizwan Soomar.
The annual India Maritime & Logistics Awards recognise top performers and individuals in the Maritime and Logistics industry across categories such as ports, terminals, shipping lines, customer and freight agents, corporate social responsibility and industry professionals.
APM Terminals Mumbai is India’s most awarded terminal globally and locally. Apart from winning “Container Terminal Operator of the Year” for six consecutive years, APM Mumbai has also won national awards such as “Port/Terminal Operator of the Year – Health, Safety & Environment” twice, “Port/Terminal Operator of the Year -Safety & Quality” in 2012, “International Maritime Offshore Logistics, Samudra Manthan Awards in 2011”, global awards such as “Terminal of the Year”, Lloyd’s List, U.K” twice and many more accolades in the specific areas of IT, Finance and Human Resources.
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