OceanX: India Shining + freight rate horror stories = crumbs of comfort
Optimism or realism?
The Loadstar has constantly reported on the problems at India’s major container port of Jawaharlal Nehru, close to Mumbai. But the problems at the country’s second gateway of Chennai are of similar magnitude, as this commentary from Drewry argues. On India’s eastern seaboard however, the real problem is hinterland connectivity – Chennai’s antiquated road system simply cannot handle the amount of truck traffic that its two container terminals generate.