The aims and objectives of Project UNNATI of the Ministry of Shipping are as follows: Benchmark operational and financial performance of the 12 major ports with selected Indian private ports and best-in-class international ports for identifying improvement areas. Undertake capability maturity assessment for key processes and functional capabilities (e.g., IT, HR, Environment, and Health) and identify gaps and areas for further strengthening. Detailed deep-dive diagnosis and root cause analysis for the identified opportunity areas in each of the 12 major ports to understand underlying reasons for performance bottlenecks. Develop practical and actionable solutions on the basis of root cause findingsand develop a comprehensive improvement roadmap for each of the 12 major ports.
Under Project UNNATI 116 initiatives have been identified for various major ports. Out of the 116 initiatives, 86 have been implemented so far. Details in this regard are given below:
LIST OF 116 UNNATI INITIATIVESSl.
No. Port Name Initia-tive No. Initiative Status1 Paradip 1.1 Modification of existing berthing policy and setup of penal berth charges linked to productivity norms Implemented2 1.2 Generate additional demand Implemented3 1.3 Creation of dual loading slots at mechanized coal handling plant Implemented4 1.4 End to end scheduling between Paradip -Kamarajar (Ennore) for Panamax ships Implemented5 2.1 Use IHP for export coal cargo and handle Haldia top/up vessels and smaller players Implemented6 3.1 Rationalization of existing plots in MCHP and development of additional land (if required) Implemented7 3.2 Improve RRS monitoring to improve mntc. and reduce rake TRT Upgrade coal loading system at MCL Implemented8 3.5 Regular operation of 5 long haul BOBR rakes in Talcher-Paradip sector Under Implementation9 4.1 Operate 8 HMCs across EQ 1/3, CQ1/2 berths to upgrade productivity Implemented10 4.2 Penal charges linked to productivity norms for different cargo for each HMC and each vessel Implemented11 5.1 Develop additional storage capacity and full rake sidings for conventional operations Implemented12 5.2 Setup norms and penalty structure for managing yard to incentivize better performance and reallocate siding plots to players as per cargo handling volume Implemented13 5.3 Add new dumpers to the fleet and reduce shift changeover times for dumper operations Implemented14 6.1 Mechanization of EQ 1/3 Implemented15 Deendayal
(Kandla)2.1 Increasing crane throughput by optimizing grab sizes to commodities Implemented16 2.2 Bunching of TIL ELL 2 cranes in fewer berths to increase crane density on the berths Implemented17 2.3 Improving 2 performance of own MHC by optimizing boom length and grab volume Implemented18 2.4 Increase crane density by adding 4 100T MHCs Under Implementation19 3.1 Reduce tug fuel consumption Implemented20 3.2 Improve night navigation by using advanced navigational aids Implemented21 3.3 Mechanization of fertilizer berth Implemented22 4.1 Increase overall dry bulk productivity by instituting berth productivity norms Implemented23 4.2 Reduce non-working time by instituting hot seat changes Implemented24 4.3 Reduce non working time by changing shift schedule Implemented25 4.4 Increase overall liquid productivity by instituting berth productivity norms Implemented26 5.1 Increase utilization of POL berth OJ6 to create capacity at OJ 3,4 by shifting cargo and proper scheduling of vessels Implemented27 6.1 Re-bunching of cranes between CJ 1-5 to increase its utilization and improve productivity Implemented28 7.1 Implement discount/incentive scheme to drive productivity Implemented29
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Chid-ambaranar (Tuticorin)1.1 Incorporate specific productivity norms in berthing policy Implemented30 1.2 Installation of MHCs at berths III and IV Under Implementation31 1.3 Mechanization of evacuation on berth IX Implemented32 2.1 Consolidation and improvement of spare capacity on TNEB berths Under Implementation33 2.2 Short/term agreement with DBGT for us of berth VIII for copper concentrate vessels Implemented34 Kolkata 3.1 Increase container handling capacityby adding HMC to berth 3 in KDS,NSD Under Implementation35 3.2 Reduce NWT by instituting hot seatchanges and reducing marine waittime Implemented36 4.1 Improvement of truck trafficduring night by facilitating nightpayment and customs clearance Implemented37 4.2 Reduce rake turnaround time at KDS by improving railway infrastructure Under Implementation38 6.1 Reduce loco hiring cost by relocating 2 good quality locos to from KDS to HDC instead of leasing new ones Under Implementation39 6.3 Reduce security cost at KDS byreducing security cover for areaswith lower activity Implemented40 Haldia* 1.1 Increase crane density at berths 2,8 by adding HMCs, hardstand 100 sqm behind to add storage capacity Implemented41 1.2 Increase crane density at berths 9 by adding a HMC, hardstand 150sqm behind to add storage capacity Under Implementation42 1.3 Reduce non-working time byreducing shift change time, marinewait time Under Implementation43 1.4 Increase capacity of mechanizedcoal export berth 4, use excesscapacity for coastal imports ifexports do not pick up Implemented44 2.1 Making transloadingoptionattractive by reducing overall costand creating a combined package Implemented45 5.1 Dredging Implemented46 6.2 Reduce tug operation cost atHDC by scrapping own tugs andreplacing them by hired tugs Under Implementation47 7.1 Increase in flow-rate of liquid cargo as per new norms Implemented48 7.2 Reduction of Non-Working time in Oil Jetties and Reduction of non-Berthing time in Oil Jetties Under Implementation49 Jawaharlal Nehru 1.1 Reduce shift change losses to improve QC productivity Implemented50 1.2 Increase twin/lift ratio Implemented51 1.3 Redesign operator incentive scheme Implemented52 1.4 Improve QC productivity through dual cycling Implemented53 2.1 Dynamic deployment of RTGCs based on actual demand Implemented54 2.2 Ensure 100% yard integrity through real/time update of container location by RTGC operators Implemented55 2.3 Acquire additional RTGCs Under Implementation56 2.4 Improve yard layout by converting shallow draught berth yard to RTGC- operable IM yard Under Implementation57 3.1 Improve pre/gate traffic management Implemented58 3.2 Install OCR portals at 3 import & export gates Implemented59 3.3 Frontload import EIR generation to import yard Implemented60 4.1 Implement chassis positioning system Implemented61 4.2 Reduce waiting time for TT Implemented62 4.3 Operator training program Implemented63 4.4 Liquid norms imposition Implemented64 4.5 Reduce container dwell time for export containers Implemented65 4.6 Implement VBS Implemented66 Mumbai 1.1 Install quick release systems on berths Implemented67 1.2 Policy change to mandate usage of common testing facilities at JD Implemented68 1.3 Improve flow rate by leasing tank farms at JD and implementing low performance penalties Implemented69 2.1 Shift coal to nearby ports Implemented70 3.1 Provide better customer service to OEMs - Dedicated storage area and fuel supply at port Implemented71 3.2 Reduce vehicle damage - Core team for vehicle management and clearing pathway Implemented72 4.2 Installation of higher capacity shore crane and use of 2nd OCT berth for steel handling Under Implementation73 Mormugao 1.1 Implementation of hot seat shift change Implemented74 1.2 Improve HMC operator performance Implemented75 1.3 Addition of HMC on general cargo berths Implemented76 2.1 Improve gate process through automationand process simplification Implemented77 3.1 Enhance draft for JSW coal berth to increase cargo handling capacity Under Implementation78 3.2 Development of 10MTPA new coalterminal Under Implementation79 5.1 SVRS announcement and redeploymentof MOHC employees Implemented80 New Mangalore 1.1 Increase container cargo by attracting customers from Mysore and adjoining areas Implemented81 1.2 Improving service level of containers & providing equipment's at berth no.8 for handling of containers Under Implementation82 2.1 Setup an LNG terminal at NEW MANGALORE on a PPP basis Under Implementation83 3.1 Setup a mechanized fertilizer handling berth with silo storage and a bagging plant Under Implementation84 4.1 Reduce overtime costs by migrating to a three shift deployment for tugs, pilot launches and mooring boats Under Implementation85 Cochin 1.1 Incentivize and increase reliability of rail movement of containers between Coimbatore and Cochin Implemented86 1.2 Reduce checkpoint delays for containers moving by road from Coimbatore to Cochin Implemented87 1.3 Relaxation of cabotage on coastal goods - bulk and containers Under Implementation88 2.1 Develop coastal movement of rice & wheat from North India with FCI and 3rd party logistics players Under Implementation89 2.2 Attract fertilizer imports through investment in mechanized bagging plant Under Implementation90 Visakhap-atnam 1.1 Setup new Business Development team to convert customers for VPT Implemented91 1.2 Reconfigure cargo handling volumes of existing customers along S. Central Railway from low to high productive berths Implemented92 2.1 Allocate additional land to high productive berths to drive higher productivity Implemented93 2.2 Revisit storage cost in PPP BOT to make them competitive Implemented94 3.1 Setup dashboard and regularize weekly meetings to track performance. Subsequently use inputs to set productivity norms Implemented95 Kamarajar (Ennore) 1.1 Implement governance mechanism for improving productivity at coal handling terminals Implemented96 2.1 Increase in non -Tangedco cargo at Chettinad terminal Implemented97 3.1 Modification of existing empty Iron Ore berth to handle coal and serve hinterland demand Under Implementation98 4.1 Improve productivity at liquid terminal through installation of additional pipeline Under Implementation99 5.1 Revise foreign vessel schedule for Tangedco Implemented100 5.2 Introduce anchorage charges for coal vessels Implemented101 5.3 Implement appointment system based priority berthing for high performance coastal coal vessels Implemented102 6.1 Maximize coal sent to ECHS and Additional yard from CB1 Implemented103 6.2 Upgrade conveyor links and decouple plant and berth operations for CB1 Under Implementation104 6.3 Repair pipe conveyor for CB2 Implemented105 6.4 Reduce NWT in CICT through reduction in stone picking, draft check & pay loader placement times Implemented106 6.5 Reduce variation in equipment productivity Implemented107 6.6 Engage with Poompuhar& other stakeholders to replace Handymax/ Handysize/ Supramax vessels with Panamax/ Post Panamax vessels Under
Implementation108 Chennai 1.1 Monitor &incentivise yard productivity of private terminals Implemented109 1.3 Frontload pre-gate processing & entry of trailer details to CFS Implemented110 1.4 Automate container verification by installing cameras Implemented111 1.5 Discount charges on rake operations for Bangalore ICD Implemented112 1.6 Develop common railway yard inside the port Implemented113 1.7 Test run rail-road wagons Under
Implementation114 3.1 Match Chennai port charges to Krishnapatnam for edible oil Implemented115 3.2 Start edible oil rakes between Chennai and Madurai Under
Implementation116 4.1 Attract fertilizer imports through investment in mechanized bagging plant Under
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