Commenting on the cargo milestone, Arun Maheshwari, Joint MD & CEO of JSW Infrastructure said, “The successful handling of largest sugar cargo of the season and maiden urea shipment is a testament of our Jaigarh Port’s capability to cater to the growing & diverse demand of Indian regions. At Jaigarh, we not only offer our customers a multi-commodity port with the ability to handle various types of cargo but also the geographical advantage to service major market.”
JSW Infrastructure plans to focus on expanding its third-party cargo business at Jaigarh Port. The successful handling urea shipment vessel M.V ER Nazire also opens a new route for Fertilizer Ministry to import and distribute fertilizers through Jaigarh Port, enabling a substantial savings in terms of time, logistics and efficiency. The sugar shipment handled was the largest sugar cargo of this season. JSW’s Jaigarh Port is well-connected to key regions of Maharashtra, Telangana, Goa, Karnataka and other nearby States.
Jaigarh Port is an all-weather 24x7 multi-purpose common user port. It is also one of the deepest draft ports in India. With its strategic location between Mumbai and Goa, it has the advantage of servicing cargo from Maharashtra as well as Karnataka. With seven operational berths, JSW Jaigarh Port has a cargo handling capacity of 50 MTPA.