Indian Transport & Logistics

APM Pipavav secures Maersk's Jade Express for transhipment

Jade Express connects Pipavav in time for the MECL service and provides same-day connectivity on the FI3 service.

APM Pipavav secures Maersks Jade Express for transhipment

APM Terminals Pipavav has secured a new service Jade Express for transhipment cargoes.

"The first vessel M.V. IRENES RAY -215S was berthed at Pipavav in March bringing in enhanced connectivity to our customers from Rajasthan, Gujarat, New Delhi and Punjab. The new service is a testimony to port infrastructure and services that is a preferred gateway to Indian Northwest," reads the release.

The weekly service, introduced by Maersk, will connect Port Pipavav to Port Qasim. Jade Express connects Pipavav perfectly in time for the MECL service [west bound for the North America] and provides same day connectivity on the FI3 service [for the far east].

Jakob Friis Sørensen, MD, APM Terminals Pipavav said, "We strive hard to provide the best connectivity and services to our customers to ensure their supply chain moves smoothly. Through Jade Express service, we are delighted to provide an additional mode to our customers to connect their containers to the global markets swiftly and safely."

Vikash Agarwal, managing director, Maersk South Asia, said, "Our constant endeavour to create customer-centric solutions has led us to connect Jade Express to APM Terminals Pipavav on its rotation between Far East Asia and Indian subcontinent & Pakistan. APM Terminals Pipavav has always proven to provide top-notch service levels. With the Jade Express, we expect to extend those service levels further to our customers in the northern and western parts of India."

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