AHMEDABAD: Adani CMA Mundra Terminal Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s leading port infrastructure developer and CMA Terminals (CMAT) – part of France’s CMA CGM Group has launched ‘INDIAMED’, a new service linking the East Mediterranean region to India, Pakistan, Arabian Gulf and Djibouti, moving step closer to make Mundra No, 1 container hub.
The launch was marked with the maiden call of mv CMA CGM Virginia. This milestone is an endeavour to utilize good connectivity and road map for more services to add which will be beneficial to Mundra, as it will save considerable time for trade and is closer to the National Capital Region in North India. It will serve as a game changer as the goods will reach their destination in less than 24 hours, giving an added boost to trade.
To commemorate the launch of this service, a function was held on board the vessel, graced by Mr. Ennarasu Karunesan, CEO- Mundra & Tuna Ports, Mr. Avinash Rai, COO, Mr. Rakshit Shah, ED, Capt. Kumar Paritosh, Terminal Head ACMTPL, Mr. Cherian Abraham, Terminal Head AICTPL, Mr. Jagdish Patel, Terminal Head AMCT, Mr. Paulson Joseph, CT Planning Head, Ms. Audrey Dolhen, MD, CMA CGM, Capt. Swaminathan, Commercial Director, Mr. Michel Azrak, Regional Director APL, Mr. Ajay Kumar KJ, Commercial Director APL.
This infrastructure, forms the backbone for Gross Crane Rate of 30+, being the best of its class in subcontinent region, and a Truck turn-around time of 30 mins. To ensure the operations is carried out with Clock-work Precision, a carefully chosen team of dedicated, skilled and experience workforce, constantly delivering service efficiently and backed up with a robust training regime. The terminal has been regularly touching 40K TEUs throughput/month consistently for last few months.
This facility enjoys backing of customer savvy APSEZ facility, living up to the vision of Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s dream of digital India, and Ease of Doing Business.
Hard Coded Safety systems, Paper-less offices, pedestrian free terminal, Remote reefer monitoring, VGM compliance, and cost efficient innovative solutions, are some of the initiatives, this terminal imbibes, as start-up, making it the ideal gateway and pleasant choice for customers.
This terminal also boasts of stringent safety norms, ensuring interest of all its stake holders are intact.