Pipavav, India: APM Terminals Pipavav secured PIC 2, a new weekly service from Port Pipavav to Jebel Ali marking seamless weekly connectivity to Jabel Ali. The new service is scheduled to reach Pipavav on every Wednesday through the ports of Jebel Ali, Kandla, Chennai, Tuticorin and Cochin. The cargos that will be carried for import and export will include agricultural products, scrap material, bitumen, B.Meat, white goods etc.

Commenting on the commencement of new service, Mr. Jakob Friis Sorensen Managing Director APM Terminals Pipavav said, “This is another step-in course to enhance our connectivity and heighten our presence. Marking this milestone, we trust we will be able to cater to more markets and ensure faster, efficient and safe transit of cargos. We are happy to have PIC 2 and we are confident that with our current infrastructure and skilled manpower, we will be able to operate this service in the most efficient manner, thereby ensuring efficient service to exporters and importers.”

Capt. Ashish Chauhan, Chief Operating Officer, Shreyas Shipping on the arrangement expressed, “We are delighted to partner with APM Terminals Pipavav in our weekly service. We believe that the port Pipavav with its excellent connectivity to the hinterland, will be able to cater to the EXIM customers competently. We are certain that our customers will be able to benefit immensely through efficient service offering of APM Terminals Pipavav and their quality infrastructure. This will be a mutually beneficial covenant towards marking greater business relations.”

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.

Source: APM Terminals Pipavav