Torrential Rains In India Triggered Floods And Delays In Mumbai, Dubai, And The World's Ports

- Sep 22, 2017 -

Local time on September 20th, India Extreme Rainstorm triggered floods, leading to India streets into the river, traffic is almost paralyzed, many schools have closed. Foreign media JOC reported that Tuesday afternoon began heavy rain and strong winds have seriously affected the largest container port in India Nehru port JNPT (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust) business. JNPT port staff said the JNPT port operations had been delayed for at least 10 hours by heavy rains, resulting in delays in many vessels.

Mumbai port APM staff said: due to heavy rain and storm, poor visibility, port operations have become very slow.

JNPT other staff said that in order to ensure safety, quay crane has stopped working. As of Wednesday morning local time, 15 vessels were forced to anchor in Anchorage waiting.

According to sources said, Mumbai, Dubai, the world's ports and APM pier affected by heavy rain, there have been delays.

The operation of the wharf is affected or will cause the delay of the cargo and the delay of the ship.

Need to pay attention to relevant export plan of India recent freight forwarders and foreign trade enterprises, to prevent the effects to the goods shipment!


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