Pipavav-history

History

APM Terminals Pipavav – Milestones

  • First Public Private Project [PPP] in port sector in India
  • First Public Private Project in railways through PRCL [Pipavav Railway Corporation Ltd]  in India
  • First port to start double stack train services for containers in India. Which has a capacity of carrying 180 TEUs as against 90 TEUs carried in a single stack train. 
  • First Port to receive the first coastal RoRo vessel in India 
  • One of the First Ports to have environment friendly coal yard.

Timeline

1998 Concession awarded to GPPL
2000 PRCL [Pipavav Railway Corporation Ltd] formed – First PPP project with Indian Railways
2001 APM Terminals invests 12.5% in GPPL [ Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd]
2003 Port gets rail connectivity through JV with Indian Railways
2005 APM Terminals acquires controlling stakes
2006 Pioneers double stack container rakes in India.
2009 Container terminal became operational
2010 Company listed on Indian stock exchanges
2014 Liquid cargo operations commences at port
2015 RoRo Operations commences at port
2016 Container capacity expanded to 1.35 mTEUs
2017 Handles 100,000th Auto Unit - key milestone in just 20 months

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