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DP World, a number one global supplier of orderly stop-to-stop present chain solutions, has performed a large feat with Global Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) efficiently going through its biggest-ever container vessel, MSC MARA. With a size of 364 meters, a width of 51 meters, and a potential of 15,934 TEUs, the MSC MARA is one in every of the biggest container vessels to dock at an Indian port, and the biggest to berth at ICTT Cochin which is India’s first transshipment terminal. This marks the ideally suited throughput ever performed on the MSC MARA at ICTT, made doubtless by the outstanding make stronger from Cochin Port Authority.

Besides the ancient going through of the MSC MARA, DP World’s ICTT Cochin has crossed the milestone of going through over 7 million TEUs from its inception. In December 2023, ICTT commissioned two dispute of the art Ship-to-Shore (STS) Mega Max cranes, able to going through as a lot as 25 container rows. Alongside four recent e-RTGs and expanded yard potential, these upgrades enable sooner vessel turnaround conditions and sustainable cargo circulate. The enhanced take potential and going through capabilities considerably toughen productivity and accommodate Extremely-Gargantuan Container Vessels (ULCVs) on the terminal.

The berthing of MSC MARA reflects the terminal’s increasingly pivotal role as a most in trend gateway and burgeoning transshipment terminal for cargo circulate to and from markets in south India. DP World Cochin’s strategic geographic proximity to major maritime sea routes makes it the natural gateway to the massive industrial and agricultural markets of South and West India.

The huge progress of cargo handled by ICTT Vallarpadam/Cochin underscores its significance as a key hub for cargo circulate and connectivity. By connecting shut to 50% of EXIM cargo straight away to the Heart East, A long way East, Europe, and the Mediterranean through mainline services and products, the terminal performs a truly foremost role in facilitating substitute flows. Moreover, it acts as a essential hub for the crawl alongside with the hunch of coastal cargo between the east and west disappear of India, making improvements to regional connectivity and substitute efficiency.

The DP World owned and operated Cochin Economic Zone, the significant Free Exchange Warehousing Zone trend in Kerala and the significant one co-located alongside a terminal within the nation, may well be coming soon. DP World’s dedication to excellence and innovation ensures that ICTT continues to home recent requirements in container going through efficiency and repair excellence, riding India’s maritime substitute panorama ahead.