Adrian Maersk longest vessel to call at Pipavav Port
PIPAVAV : APM Terminals Pipavav achieved yet another milestone by hosting container vessel “Adrian Maersk” at the port. The ship has a length overall (LOA) of 353 meters and is the longest vessel to call at port Pipavav.
Mr. Keld Pedersen, Managing Director, APM Terminals Pipavav said, “Working Adrian Maersk at APM Terminals Pipavav showcases our waterside and landside infrastructure capabilities in safely handling these large vessels to give our customers a competitive edge in their India supply chains.”
APM Terminals Pipavav is an all-weather port that operates 24/7 and has rarely seen any weather delays even during the peak of Southwest monsoon season. The port is certified to handle ships up to 370 meters and 14.5 meter draft with its turning basin of 550 meters.
The port also offers liner customers experienced pilots and a fleet of tugs to safely guide all vessels into and out of the port.
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, electronic items, auto parts, garments/ apparel for imports – and inorganic chemicals, fabrics, stone articles, auto parts and polypropylene for exports.