NSIGT loads heaviest cargo to be handled so far at JNPT on 'Maersk Guayaquil'

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 03-05-2017        Tweet

... Parcel was booked by Orchid Shipping, a Parekh Group Company      

MUMBAI: Global trade enabler DP World operated Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal loaded the heaviest cargo to have been handled at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port last week.

The cargo on board the ‘Maersk Guayaquil’, measured 14.62 m by 5.61 m by 5.75 m, and weighed 79 metric tonnes. This cargo is one of the highest tonnage handled at any Container Terminal at Nhava Sheva. The vessel was a part of the Europe – Middle East (ME1) service, which connects the Indian subcontinent to decisive ports in the United Kingdom, Germany and Dubai, amongst others.

Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal is built to a futuristic design, and the wharf is equipped with the world’s largest and most technologically advanced quay cranes.

“This parcel was booked by Orchid Shipping Pvt Ltd, a Parekh Group company. The handling and loading was equally supported and coordinated by the professional team of Orchid in tandem with DP World and Maersk Line,” said a senior official from Parekh Group.