China Shipping container reaches Mumbai Port for the first time

APM Terminals Mumbai is India’s busiest container terminal, offering more international shipping services than any other Indian container terminal. APM Terminals Mumbai set a new record in 2014 for container volume for Indian terminals with 1.99 million TEUs handled.

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The traditional Plaque being handed by Mr. Raymond Samervel, Director Commercial, China Shipping India Pvt Ltd and his team to Master of H.S.Paris The traditional Plaque being handed by Mr. Raymond Samervel, Director Commercial, China Shipping India Pvt Ltd and his team to Master of H.S.Paris

  HS Paris, part of the China Shipping Containers reached APM Terminals, Mumbai for the first time on March 20, 2015. The maiden call was made as part of the Middle East-Indian Subcontinent-North America (MINA) Service, jointly operated by the United Arab Shipping Company, Hanjin Shipping, CMA CGM and China Shipping.  The 6,500 TEU capacity HS Paris completed 1,292 import and export moves in approximately 12 hours, for a berth productivity of 106 moves per hour. The MINA Service operates on fixed-day weekly sailing linking Khor Fakkan, Jebel Ali, Port Qasim, Nhava Sheva (APM Terminals Mumbai), Mundra, Jeddah, Port Said East, Livorno, La Spezia, Genoa, Fos, Barcelona, Valencia, Tangier, New York, Norfolk, Savannah and Miami.  APM Terminals Mumbai is India’s busiest container terminal, offering more international shipping services than any other Indian container terminal. APM Terminals Mumbai set a new record in 2014 for container volume for Indian terminals with 1.99 million TEUs handled.  A plaque presentation commemorating the Captain and the China Shipping vessel was held onboard. China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) is the 7th largest global container shipping liner operating 156 vessels with a total capacity of 724 ,000 TEU.  CSCL’s container ships call more than 180 ports in over 60 countries.  The Line currently operates four services calling Nhava Sheva and Mundra and is an expansion mode in India.  

This article was published on March 26, 2015.

 

 
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