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Terminal handles first coastal container rake of CONCOR

Kandla International Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd (KICT) handled the first coastal container Rake no. R17022of CONCOR in the morning of February 9, 2018.

 

The rake arrived at Kandla with 80x20 units from ICD-Jodhpur, which were connected on to MV SSL Brahmaputra V17119 of Shreyas Shipping (Smile Service).

 

The vessel had berthed on February 9 at 2018 hours. 

 

On the occasion, Mr Amardeep Singh Parmar, Terminal Head KICT, congratulated CONCOR, Shreyas Shipping and Deendayal Port Trust (DPT) for their support and for showing confidence in the terminal.

 

The Container Rail Terminal (CRT) at KICTPL, which has the alphanumeric code "KPRK 08524070", is fully operational and can accommodate an entire rail length on its siding.

 

In a year of operations, KICTPL has handled 90,000 TEUs thus far.

 

Having its own dedicated rail siding is an added advantage to the trade, as it is the nearest rail terminal to the northern hinterlands of India, making it "The Gateway of Northern India to the World", said a release.
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