TEU XIN NAN TONG, part of COSCO Shipping Lines, on COSCO’s CI1 service had its
maiden call at APM Terminals Mumbai recently, adding another important Far East
service to India’s importers and exporters. Far East trade services comprise 62
percent of the terminal’s throughput.
mainly to serve the Far East trade with India, the CI1 service will enhance
India’s regional market by calling on key ports such as Pipavav, Shanghai,
Ningbo, Shekou, Nansha, Singapore and Penang. The service consists of five
COSCO vessels and one from Wan Hai Shipping Line.
Terminals Mumbai COO Ravi Gaitonde welcomed the vessel stating, “This new port
call adds another choice for our customers shipping to and from the Far East.
More choices create stronger supply chains and business growth – so we look
forward to working closely with COSCO and Wan Hai to deliver operational
enlists a total capacity of 1.84 million TEUs and ranks the world’s 4th-largest
Sheva, the busiest container port in northwest India, handled a record 4.7
million TEUs in 2017, with APM Terminals Mumbai accounting for 1.96 million
TEUs, or 42 percent of the port’s total container volume.