PSA Mumbai welcomes new Far East service with faster transit times
PSA Mumbai has started handling a new Far East container service jointly operated by Wan Hai Lines, Interasia Lines, Sinokor Merchant Marine, Heung A Line and Feedertech
07 January 2021 - 19:00
The maiden call was made by the 4,250 TEU Singapore Bridge last month. Six vessels of a similar size has been deployed on the service that connects the ports of Mundra, Port Klang, Shekou, Dalian, Shanghai, Ningbo, Hong Kong and Colombo.
The service, which will be marketed under different names by the respective partners, offers faster transit times between India and China, better meeting the needs of Indian shippers. It also connects with several leading Asian transshipment hubs enhancing connectivity.
Svajumar Kaliannan, managing director of PSA Mumbai, said: 'Launching the new service signals continuing confidence in India's EXIM volume recovery. Our throughput for the months of September, October and November surpassed the same period of last year. With more new services coming to PSA Mumbai in the first quarter of 2021 we are looking forward to continue increasing our role in facilitating India's maritime trade in 2021.'
PSA's Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal is located in JNP Port, India's largest container gateway. The first phase of the terminal development includes 1,000 metres of quay with the deepest draught of any of the port's container facilities, reports The Maritime Standard of Dubai.
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