PSA’s Chennai International Terminals Wins
“Container Terminal Operator of the Year” for the Third Time at the 10th South
East Cargo & Logistics Awards.
International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSA
International Pte Ltd, was named “Container Terminal Operator of the Year” for
the third time at the 10th South East Cargo & Logistics Awards 2018
had previously won the “Container Terminal Operator of the Year” award in 2017
and 2013, whilst PSA-Sical was named “Container Terminal Operator of the Year”
in 2016. The latest achievement marks three awards in three consecutive years
for PSA India’s terminals.
Acting General Manager Ms Tan Bee Teng said, “Winning this award for the third
time is both an honor and testament to the hard work of the CITPL family. I
would like to thank our staff, the union, Chennai Port Trust, our customers and
stakeholders for their invaluable support. CITPL will continue to work hard,
innovate and provide value for its stakeholders.”
Mike Formoso, Managing Director of PSA India, said, “I would like to
congratulate CITPL’s management and staff on winning this prestigious award for
the third time: it is strong endorsement of CITPL’s contribution to the
maritime trade on India’s east coast. We are immensely grateful for the
support of the trade, port users, the union and key stakeholders such as
Chennai Port Trust and will continue to do our utmost to further strengthen the
trust and confidence placed in us, as we mark PSA’s 20th year in India this
The awards ceremony was held in Chennai on June 29.
PSA’s Chennai International Terminals Pvt Ltd (CITPL), in
Chennai Port, is ideally positioned to tap the high-growth Chennai region which
is steadily emerging as the hub for the Indian East Coast.
Shipping services at the terminal are currently connected to
Far East, Colombo as well as other Indian ports including Andaman / Nicobar
islands through coastal services. The terminal’s connectivity to the Inland
Container Depot (ICD) is enhanced by its own dedicated rail terminal which
reduces transit time. CITPL is designed to handle new-generation deep-draft
container vessels and equipped to serve the increasing rail container traffic
generated by an ever-growing hinterland.