March 18 2019
APM Terminals Mumbai & CMA CGM Group sets a new national record
The terminal handles largest volume in a single port call with 11,026 TEUs
Mumbai: APM Terminals Mumbai, India’s busiest container terminals has achieved yet another milestone. The terminal has set a new national record for handling servicing largest volume exchange in a single port call - 11,026 TEUs on March 12, 2019.
Working closely with the CMA CGM Group India Operations Team, APM Terminals Mumbai set a new Indian container terminal operation record handling 11,026 TEUs on CMA CGM owned M.V. APL New York during a single port call.
This milestone once again re-affirms APM Terminals Mumbai’s commitment to India’s EXIM trade. The new record is a testimony to the terminal’s customer centric, safe and productive operational credentials.
Speaking of this new record, Mr. Ravi Gaitonde, COO, APM Terminals Mumbai said, “We would like to thank CMA CGM India for believing in the terminals capability to execute this operation as per their requirement. It is our constant endeavor to deliver on our customer expectations.”
He further added, “This national record is a fine example of excellent collaborative efforts by the operations team, commercial team and all the support functions at APM Terminals Mumbai. They have efficiently and smoothly handled the gate, yard and vessel operations in close coordination with the operations team at CMA CGM.”
Ugo Vincent, Managing Director, CMA CGM Agencies India, added: “The CMA CGM Group, is proud to achieve this national record-breaking number of 11,026 TEUs (7179 Container moves) of cargo handling with the APL New York, in close association with APM Terminals. This achievement confirms the Group’s commitment to India’s economic development and to spur the country’s growing role in world trade.”
About APM Terminals MumbaiAPM Terminals Mumbai, is part of the APM Terminals and is a joint venture between APM Terminals and the Container Corporation of India (CONCOR-A Government of India undertaking). Operating from Nhava Sheva’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT), APM Terminals Mumbai is India’s busiest container terminal handling facility servicing approx. 13% of India's throughput and has achieved a record performance of handling over 2 million TEUs (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) in 2018.
About APM TerminalsAPM Terminals, part of the A.P. Moller – Maersk, operates a global network of 74 operating ports and terminal facilities and over 100 inland services operations spread over 58 countries.