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APM Terminals Pipavav Welcomes One of the Largest RORO [Roll In Roll Out] Carrier

Hoegh Tracer loads 1,700 Indian-made passenger cars for export during Pipavav call.

Feb 23, 2017   15:19 IST 
Pipavav, Gujarat, India


APM Terminals Pipavav welcomed the Hoegh Tracer, one of the world’s largest pure car and truck Carrier (PCTC), and the largest to ever call an Indian port. At 14 decks high, the Hoegh Tracer has a capacity of 8,500 vehicles, and loaded 1,700 cars at Pipavav for export delivery on the Hoegh Middle East, India and Africa (MIAF) Service.



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This achievement showcases Pipavav’s infrastructure capability and efficiency in handling large car carriers in this important growing market” said APM Terminals Pipavav Managing Director Keld Pedersen.


APM Terminals Pipavav, in partnership with NYK Auto Logistics (India), opened a dedicated common user integrated RoRo terminal in August of 2015, with a capacity of 250,000 vehicles annually. The port is equipped to accommodate 4,500 to 5,000 cars and a Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) facility. There is also a mobilization yard for 150 cars, with a capacity to accommodate approximately 500 cars on the Quay.


APM Terminals Pipapav along with NYK Auto Logistics provides logistic support to auto manufacturers in western India for export and for inter-Indian port coastal shipping. Indian auto manufacturers exported USD $5.4 billion worth of passenger cars in 2015.


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 operating terminals, eight new terminals under construction and 13 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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