Mumbai Port handles record shipment of 6016 cars in a day

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 27-10-2017        Tweet

MUMBAI: M.V. Viking Destiny under agency of Samsara Shipping loaded 6016 vehicles in a span of 24 hrs. on 20th and 21st October comprising 2870 Volkswagen vehicles, 3139 General Motor vehicles and 7 JCB. This shipment is the largest parcel size loaded on a car carrier at Mumbai Port.

Again on 23rd October, M.V. Pagalia under agency of Merchant Shipping loaded 1202 vehicles which included 604 Jeep Compass for shipment to Japan & Australia.  The jeep compass is the all-new compact SUV having state of art intuitive design 4 x 4 capacity, 7 speed dual dry clutch manufactured exclusively in India and this was the first shipment of jeep vehicles to developed Countries and many more such shipments are expected in near future.

With the above shipment, a total of 1,30,250 vehicles have been shipped in this year from 1st April to 24th October through Mumbai Port, informed its media statement.