Port Wings News Network:
APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited) hosted Spices and Psyllium [Isabgol] customers in Unjha on 24 January 2020. Unjha located in Mehsana district of Gujarat is known for its Cumin, Fennel, and Isabgol seed exports.
The APM Terminals Pipavav team welcomed the customers and briefed them how the port can facilitate the spice trade. The team elaborated on the port infrastructure and service competencies to support the trade. There was a positive response from the trade, towards the recently introduced drive through Container Scanning Facility and Web Based Terminal Alert System.
Customers also appreciated Online Form-13 (gate-in permits issued by terminal) which was introduced in 2016. The platform gave the customers and the Pipavav team an opportunity to discuss trade issues and to share queries which were addressed through mutual discussion. The event was followed by the networking dinner and discussion.
APM Terminals Pipavav [Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd.] is one of India’s leading gateway port for Containers, Ro/Ro (passenger cars), Liquid Bulk and Dry Bulk cargoes serving customers in the state of Gujarat with road and rail networks to India’s hinterland and northwest. The current annual Cargo Handling Capacity includes 1.35 million TEU Containers, 250,000 Passenger cars, 2 million metric tons of Liquid bulk and 4 million metric tons of Dry bulk. APM Terminals Pipavav is India’s first public private partnership (PPP) port in India and is a part of the APM Terminals global terminal network.