Port Wings News Network:
Global trade enabler DP World operated International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) added a new weekly mainline service, China-India Express 2 (CI2) operated by Wan Hai Shipping Line. The maiden vessel called on DP World Cochin on 9 April, 2019. The service will strengthen the direct connectivity from Cochin to Fareast locations.
The direct service is an opportunity to the trade, benefiting customers for faster connections ensuring timely loading and delivery as per schedules. With this major development, ICTT reinforces its position as South India’s transshipment hub.
The service will provide direct connectivity to the below ports:
Cochin – Penang – Port Klang – Hong Kong – Qingdao – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou
Mr. Praveen Joseph, Chief Executive Officer, DP World Cochin said, “With this new service, we are pleased to see India gain even greater access to key destinations across the world. It will provide a direct, reliable and stable service benefitting the trading community of the country.”
“Wan Hai Shipping Line’s decision to join forces with us underlines the confidence they have in our capabilities, adding value to trade across the seas. With this major development, DP World reinforces ICTT as an international transshipment hub. We are delighted to see this new service open and look forward to its success,” he added.