Çelebi Delhi handles 900 tonnes of MotoGP Bharat cargo
Çelebi handled a total of around 150 pieces each way, consisting of about 40 superbikes and amounting to nearly 900 tonnes of inbound and outbound cargo.
Çelebi Delhi Cargo Terminal handled import and export cargo for the MotoGP Bharat organised at Buddha International Circuit, Greater Noida. Çelebi handled a total of around 150 pieces each way, consisting of about 40 superbikes and amounting to nearly 900 tonnes of inbound and outbound cargo.
This operation involved planning, stakeholder alignment and coordination, collaboration and handling of all EXIM consignments for the motorsport event. The successful handling of ultra-customised sports vehicles, which use advanced electronics and the very latest materials, requires a range of specialized equipment and infrastructure. Çelebi was well-prepared with main deck loaders, lower deck loaders, heavy-duty forklifts, flatbed trucks, experienced operators, and real-time coordination with all stakeholders, ensuring a seamless cargo operation.
In total, 8 wide-body freighters (747s) were involved in this operation, with three different aircraft operators.
Kamesh Peri, CEO of Çelebi Delhi Cargo Terminal, expressed his enthusiasm for Çelebi’s role in India's first-ever MotoGP event, stating, "We are thrilled to have facilitated our expertise during India's first-time hosting of MotoGP. Çelebi delivered seamless cargo handling services, underscoring our unwavering commitment to excellence. With our state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled & motivated team, Çelebi was highly equipped to handle special cargo handling requirements. We are proud to have contributed our services to the successful hosting of MotoGP Bharat, ensuring that this remarkable event ran smoothly."
After the debut for the Indian Grand Prix in 2023, MotoGP announced that Buddh International Circuit would be their first stop in Asia in 2024 too.