APM Terminals Pipavav Launches Intermodal Service
Indian multipurpose port APM Terminals Pipavav has launched a rail connection to its Kanpur Inland Container, giving customers the opportunity to connect more efficiently to the gateway port.The new connection was named the 'Polymer Express' as the first train on the route was carrying 90 TEUs of polymer for Gail, the natural gas transmission company.APM Terminals Pipavav is one of India's gateway ports for containers and liquid and dry bulk cargoes, serving customers in the state…
APM Terminals Pipavav Welcomes Longest Vessel
APM Terminals Pipavav achieved yet another milestone by hosting container vessel “Adrian Maersk” at the port. At 353 meters long it is the longest vessel to call at port Pipavav. Adrian Maersk called Pipavav as part of FM3 service and links Pipavav to key markets in Far East through port calls to Singapore/ Dalian/ Xingang/Quingdao/Busan/ Kwangyang/ Ningbo/Tanjung Pelepas/ Colombo/Nhava Sheva. During the Pipavav port call, the vessel loaded commodities such as glassware, wastepaper…
Industry Award for APM Terminal Pipavav
APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port), one of western India’s fastest growing gateway ports has been awarded the Inland Container Depot (ICD) Preferred Terminal of the year at the 4th edition of the Gujarat Star Awards held in Ahmedabad. The port has been given this award for two consecutive years. Last year the port was awarded “ICD preferred port of the year 2014” at the 3rd Gujarat Star Awards. APM Terminals Pipavav received this award as it has always maintained highest standards of operational performance, year-on-year growth, hi-tech facilities and customer satisfaction.
APM Terminals Pipavav Handles 10,000 TEU vessel
Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd (APM Terminals Pipavav) announced the successful berthing of the largest container vessel with capacity of approximately 9,971 TEUs in the history of the port. Maersk Saltoro is the largest container ship (981 feet long) ever to call at APM Terminals, one of western India’s fastest growing gateway ports. "The berthing of Maersk Saltoro, at nearly 10,000 TEUs capacity, reaffirms APM Terminals Pipavav’s operational capabilities and infrastructure,” said Keld Pedersen, managing director of APMT Pipavav, in a written statement.
APM Terminals Pipavav Starts New Ro/Ro Service
With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav commenced. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. APM Terminals Pipavav announced the inauguration of Ro/Ro operations at the multi-purpose port last June after concluding…
RoRo Operations Start at APM Terminals Pipavav
APM Terminals Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd) and NYK Auto Logistics (India) today announced the commencement of RORO operations at Pipavav Port. Ford Motors India Pvt Ltd dispatched the first lot of its new Ford FIGO built in its Sanand plant in Gujarat for exports. The first RoRo vessel, m.v.Grand Dahlia, berthed at Pipavav on August 26 and loaded 1,300 vehicles. Officials from APM Terminals, NYK Auto Logistics and Ford Motors welcomed the vessel and marked the inauguration of RoRo operations with a simple ceremony held on board.