The Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) will start its first-ever global operations from Visakhapatnam to Chittagong in Bangladesh and make an exim field terminal operational at Guntur from February.
CONCOR Chief General Manager D. Satyanarayana informed that, the agency with 28 port field terminals become restrained to home service, however for the primary time acquired all clearances from Bangladesh to amplify its operations to that united states thru Chittagong Port and ships with boxes could to start with be despatched from Visakhapatnam, Krishnapatnam and Chennai and slowly amplify relying at the want and demand. The maiden voyage could be from Visakhapatnam a while in February, he brought.
“We had commenced coastal delivery offerings restricted to the western coast in January 2019 and it become a brilliant starting and with a ability to amplify it to past Tuticorin as much as Paradeep very soon,” Mr. Satyanarayana stated.
Visakhapatnam already handles an excellent quantity of boxes (2 lakh TEUs), together with teach rakes coming or going to Nepal thru Birgunj daily, as Nepal become land-locked. About 50 rakes are despatched from Visakhapatnam and 20 from Kolkata to Nepal in keeping with month, he observed. With Chittagong offerings brought, the field coping with could boom at Visakhapatnam with cotton bales, fabric machinery, -wheelers and different such items forming a part of the global consignment.
A home terminal at Guntur handles 10,000 tonnes with tobacco, chillies, different spices forming most important a part of the consignments dealt with there, the CGM stated and brought that some other 10,000 tonnes could be dealt with withinside the export/import phase withinside the exim field terminal on the identical place, which it had were given permissions. “Exim terminal operations at Guntur will start in February with a opportunity of overall coping with ability going as much as 50,000 tonnes,” he observed.
The Concor is focussing on putting in Multi Modal Logistic Parks everywhere in the united states with stop-to-stop solutions. A field production facility could arise in Kadapa withinside the close to future, for which foundation become being done.