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PSA to build 4th container terminal at Mumbai port

PSA International has won a concession to build and manage the fourth container terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JN Port) in India's commercial capital Mumbai.

SINGAPORE: PSA International has won a concession to build and manage the fourth container terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JN Port) in India's commercial capital Mumbai.

Called Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT), the new terminal will help cater to the increasing demand for container handling capacity and facilitate maritime trade in India, PSA International said in a statement.

BMCT will have berths with a depth of 16.5 metres, the deepest in JN Port. When fully completed, it will have a quay length of 2,000 metres with a design capacity of 4.8 million twenty foot equivalent units (TEUs) per annum.

The design, building, operation, finance and transfer agreement for BMCT is for a period of 30 years.

PSA International, formerly the Port of Singapore Authority, is one of the world's largest port operators. 

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