Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) 2023

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As many as nine ports of India have made it to the global top 100 rankings in the latest edition of Container Port Performance Index.

About Container Port Performance Index

  • It is a highly regarded benchmark that assesses the performance of ports on parameters such as productivity, efficiency, and reliability.
  • It is released by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence.
  • It serves as a reference point for key stakeholders, including national governments, port authorities, development agencies, supra-national organisations, and private operators, in trade, logistics and supply chain services.
  • Highlights of CPPI 2023:
    • Yangshan port in China and Salalah port in Oman emerged as the top two ports in the rankings.
    • Nine Indian ports have secured places among the top 100 global ports.
    • While Visakhapatnam Port made it to the top 20 ports of the world at 19 in 2023, Mundra Port also climbed up the index at 27 in the current ranking.
    • This also marks an advancement from Visakhapatnam’s 115th rank and Mundra’s 48th position in the 2022 rankings.
    • Vishakhapatnam Port has demonstrated impressive performance with a turnaround time (TRT) of 21.4 hours, achieving 27.5 moves per crane hour, and minimising berth idle time.
    • Additionally, seven more Indian ports, secured ranks in the top 100: Pipavav (ranked 41), Kamarajar (47), Cochin (63), Hazira (68), Krishnapatnam (71), Chennai (80), and Jawaharlal Nehru JNPA (96).

Q1: Which are the major ports in India?

Major ports in India are Chennai Port, Kolkata Port, Haldia Port (West Bengal), Jawaharlal Nehru Port (Maharashtra), Kamarajar Port or Ennore Port (Chennai), Kandla Port (Gujarat), Kochin Port (Kerala), New Mangalore Port (Karnataka), Mormugao Port (Goa), Mumbai Port, Paradip Port (Odisha), Tuticorin Port (Tamil Nadu), Visakhapatnam Port (Andhra Pradesh).

Source: Nine Indian ports ranked among top 100 in Container Port Performance Index 2023