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APM Terminals Pipavav Welcomed Inaugural Container Train Service from Rail Container Terminal, Vadodara

Trade & Industries in and around Vadodara area will get an additional mode of moving their cargos to Pipavav

Mar 27, 2017   18:00 IST 
Pipavav, Gujarat, India


APM Terminals, Pipavav received the inaugural container train from Rail Container Terminal [RCT], Vadodara carrying Glass Materials, Syringes, Led Bulb, flexible intermediate bulk container [FIBC] Jumbo bags, Plastic Articles for export. Operated by Container Corporation of India [CONOCR], the inaugural trip of the container train service was welcomed by officials from Railways, CONCOR, APM Terminals and Liners.


Container train service from RCT Vadodara


Vadodara is the trade Centre of western India having industries like Petrochemicals, Engineering, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Plastics, IT and Foreign exchange services amongst others. It is also an important terminal for the Indian railways connecting Vadodara city with North, South and Eastern regions of the country. Through this service, customers in and around the city will get an option of movement of their cargos to and from Vadodara for their export/import with no pilferage in transit. This environmentally friendly mode of transport will bring operational efficiency along with decongestion of roads.


The current fortnightly service will be converted to a weekly service going forward.


Commenting on the development Mr. Keld Pedersen - Managing Director, APM Terminal, Pipavav said, “We thank CONCOR for this initiative of connecting port Pipavav and Vadodara city. The new service will help safe & secure movement of cargos to our customers.”


About APM Terminals Pipavav

APM Terminals Pipavav [Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd.] is India's first Public Private Partnership (PPP) Port in India having excellent connectivity to the Gujarat Region and the Northern hinterlands of India. It serves as a gateway for movement of containers, bulk, liquid and RORO cargo.


APM Terminals Pipavav [Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd.] is a part of the APM Terminals which is a leading global port and cargo inland services provider with a presence in 69 countries providing the world’s most geographically balanced global terminal network with 73 ports, nine new ports under construction and ten facilities in expansion mode – along with an inland services network spanning 140 locations.   Based in The Hague, Netherlands, the company works with shipping lines, importers/exporters, governments, business leaders and the entire global supply chain to provide solutions that help nations achieve their ambitions and businesses reach their performance goals.

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Container train service from RCT Vadodara
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