Adani Container Terminals in Mundra record highest throughput

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 09-06-2015        Tweet

Recorded a combined throughput of 198,366 TEUs in May

MUNDRA: The Adani Container Terminals in Mundra Adani Mundra Container Terminal (AMCT) & Adani International Container Terminal Pvt Ltd (AICTPL) recorded a combined throughput of 198,366 TEUs in the month of May'15 surpassing the previous highest of 177,928 TEUs.

Mr Ennarasu Karunesan, COO & Head  Container Business, APSEZ mentioned “This is a remarkable achievement by the Adani Container Terminals TEAM which has displayed a splendid performance.

Our focus will be to provide operational excellence with the highest level of safety and a customer centric approach.

We thank our customers for supporting us and having the faith in us.”

This achievement was made possible by constant encouragement and support being given by Sr. Leadership of APSEZ to our TEAM consists of Mr Harikrishnan Sundaram, GM Business Development & Marketing and Mr Houssam Haddad, Head AdaniMundra Container Terminals through seamless co-ordination.

AICTPL recorded its highest throughput ever of 109,390 TEUs since commencing of its operations in August 2012. AICTPL is a joint venture between Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd ( APSEZ) and Terminal Investments Ltd (TIL).

The Container terminals in Mundra handled a volume of 2.7 million TEUs in 2014 -15 and is targeting 3.5 million TEUs to be handled in 2015-16.

The strategic advantages of Mundra include deep draft to handle large container ships & seamless rail and road connectivity to the cargo catchment centres in Northern and Western hinterland. The Port has seen a considerable increase in the Rail bound cargo including a rise in handling of double stack containers.

Recently, Mundra has also attracted transhipment cargo from Pakistan/Africa & Persian Gulf giving the shipping lines an option to “hub” the cargo.

Mr Ennarasu also added that “APSEZ has always created Supply driven infrastructure ahead of schedule and I am sure we will be able to offer Consistent Port services & meet the growing customer needs”.