Service to provide Direct connect to Port Penang, Malaysia and added liner options to Far-East sector
PIPAVAV: M.V. XIN NAN TONG (LOA: 263 mtr) of the Far East Cl1 service operated by COSCO and Wanhai made its first call to APM Terminals Pipavav on February 13th, 2018.
The Cl1 service links India to key markets globally and will facilitate a direct connect to Malaysia. It will also add to the liner options that serve the ever-growing markets of the Far East sector.
The ports of call for this line are Pipavav-Penang-Shanghai-Ningbo-Shekou-Nansha-Singapore-Nhava Sheva-Pipavav.
In the vessel’s first call, APM Terminals Pipavav handled key imported commodities such as polyester fabric, LED tube lights, SS pipe, PVC resin & auto solar cells and loaded major exports of castor seed meal, raw cotton, vinyl sulphur ester and seafood.
Mr. Keld Pedersen, Managing Director, APM Terminals Pipavav said, “We are working closely with our shipping line customers and with our landside customers to optimize their supply chains by moving the cargos efficiently. Adding a new line will help APM Terminals Pipavav reach and serve more customers across the port of calls.”