As early as the beginning of the 17th Century, Mumbai’s magnificent harbour came to be realised as a maritime base and a haven for shipping on the western sea-board of India, transforming the port city from a tiny fishing village to an island city and eventually blossoming into a premier centre of trade and commerce.

Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal was conceived on the 3rd July 1997 and was up and running in a short span of 20 months. It soon established itself to become the premier container port of India.DP World Nhava Sheva known not only for its capability to deliver high levels of performance by international standards, but also for its bold initiatives in pioneering the port industry into uncharted waters. A first amongst equals, DP World Nhava Sheva has been known to set benchmarks in an industry striving to maintain an edge in a highly competitive and challenging environment.