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Longest container vessel berths at Haldia International Container Terminal, Haldia Dock Complex

10 February 2017 | Kolkata
 

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M.V. SSL Visakhapatnam, a coastal container vessel under the agency of Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Private Limited, berthed at Haldia International Container Terminal of Haldia Dock Complex at 23:45 hours on February 6, 2017.

The 193.03-metre vessel is the longest container carrier ever to call at HDC, said a release. It discharged 417 TEUs and loaded 530 Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU).

On the occasion, G. Senthilvel, Deputy Chairman, Haldia Dock Complex, thanked Shreyas Shipping and the Master of the vessel for calling Haldia Dock Complex.

It was emphasised that the vessel will focus on cargo movement through West Bengal and the North-Eastern states in order to cater to the growing demand of the domestic as well as ex-im trade of the region, the release added.

   
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