Port Wings News Network:
APM Terminals Pipavav has secured a new weekly service NMG (NHAVA SHEVA MUNDRA GULF) which will connect India to the Gulf region. The vessel, ‘TSS SHAMS 0009’ shall begin its journey from Jebel Ali Port to Sohar, Nhava Sheva, Pipavav and Mundra Port. This service will repose and ease the supply network between the India and Middle East. The vessel is scheduled to arrive in Pipavav port every Thursday.
The service will cater to the exporter/importers of states like Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab and Delhi. The various commodities for EXIM include scrap, wastepaper, dates, bitumen, clay, ceramic tiles, handicrafts, crated stone, marble, agricultural commodities, dehydrated foods, potato, onion, rice, brass items and white goods.
Commenting on commencement of the new service, Mr. Jakob Friis Sorensen, MD, APM Terminals Pipavav said, “Delighted to announce that the year 2022 starts with securing new service to the Gulf region. The weekly service will strengthen and boost connectivity of Indian hinterland to the gulf markets. We believe that this service will deepen our presence in Gulf markets and thereby help our customers to widen their reach into the global markets.”
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 Northwest of India from Gujarat. The Port is connected to North and West of Indian hinterlands via Rail and Road network. 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.