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APM Pipavav handles highest-ever outward double-stack trains in Nov  

December 17, 2020: APM Terminals Pipavav in November 2020 handled 181 double-stack trains, out of which 157 trains were outward double-stack trains to several Inland Container Depots (ICDs), the highest-ever outward monthly number since the port started its operations. 

In November, the terminals' average train operation time was maintained under 4 hours per train.
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In November, the terminals' average train operation time was maintained under 4 hours per train.

December 17, 2020: APM Terminals Pipavav in November 2020 handled 181 double-stack trains, out of which 157 trains were outward double-stack trains to several Inland Container Depots (ICDs), the highest-ever outward monthly number since the port started its operations.

“The port is the pioneer in introducing the concept of block train loading that is dedicated to customers and the fast transit of valued cargo. During November, many such block trains were loaded and dedicated to our valuable customers. In November, the average train operation time was maintained under 4 hours per train. The trains departed to various hinterland locations in the northwest, said the release.

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Jakob Friis Sorensen, managing director APM Terminals Pipavav, said, “Double stack trains are truly a benefit to the logistic industry as it ensures fast, safe and pollution-free movement of cargoes. This milestone showcases our competency and customer orientation. It also highlights our preparedness for handling the additional traffic once DFC [Dedicated Freight Corridor] connectivity opens to our port in the next few months.”

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