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Mumbai to create dedicated container corridor

Municipal authorities have vowed to tackle congestion emanating from all the boxes heading in and out of India’s top container port. A new 43.9 km dedicated corridor for container traffic will be built in the next two years linking Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to the hinterland and providing some relief to the traffic that tends to snarl India’s largest city.

The port has formed a Special Purpose Vehicle with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd (CIDCO) to build the corridor.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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