MV Holsatia starts weekly service to Chennai Port
The weekly service is scheduled every Thursday and will deploy 3 × 3600 TEUs & 2 × 4500 TEUs capacity vessels.
MV Holsatia operated by Simatech Shipping made its maiden visit to Chennai as a part of its weekly services.
The vessel on its first visit carried imports of 2200 TEUs for discharge comprising major import commodities like electronic goods, furniture, etc. The export volume summed up to 1800 TEUs and comprised of commodities being mainly granites, agro products and minerals.
The weekly service is scheduled to call at Chennai every Thursday and sail out on Saturday. IFX service will deploy 3 × 3600 TEUs & 2 × 4500 TEUs capacity vessels.
Jeyakumar, Deputy Chairman, Chennai Port Trust said, “This event marks the crossing of another milestone in Chennai port’s path to becoming a global hub and caters to the aspirations of the Exim trade of the region.”
Ennarasu Karunesan, CEO & Director, DP World Chennai welcomed Simatech Shipping and their agent Greenways Shipping and expressed delight at the average increase of vessel capacity and relevant parcel sizes being handled by CCTL due to the induction of various direct services. Concluding on an appreciative note of the contemporary awareness of EXIM trade stakeholders in the region he thanked them for the resultant support extended to CCTL.