Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Developing 4th Container Terminal in Jawaharlal Nehru Port (J4), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP) is located on the eastern part of Mumbai harbor near to Elephanta Island, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. JNP handles 60% of the total cargo handled by the major ports of India. It is ranked as 24thport among the world wide ports having container terminal.
In order to handle the increasing container as well as liquid traffic, development of a new Fourth Container Terminal was proposed and Port of Singapore Authority (PSA) will be the operator. The proposed works includes development of Fourth Container Terminal as an extension of BPCL jetty and a Marine Chemical Terminal on BOT basis. PSA has appointed ACE for conducting the ESIA studies. ACE has conducted the terrestrial and marine monitoring as well as to Stakeholder Consultations and Focus Group Discussion (FGDs) in compliance with IFC’s performance standards and drafting the Environmental and Social Management Plans and prepared the ESIA report.