Di­rect ship­ping link be­tween Chen­nai and Vladi­vos­tok

Maritime Gateway - - News -

Aim­ing to put in place a key mar­itime route con­nect­ing In­dia with North­east Asia and West­ern Pa­cific re­gion In­dia is con­tem­plat­ing to put in place a ma­jor con­nec­tiv­ity ini­tia­tive — di­rect ship­ping link be­tween Chen­nai and Vladi­vos­tok. With In­dia mak­ing con­crete moves to ex­pand its pres­ence in Far East Rus­sia to har­ness nat­u­ral re­sources, plans are in mak­ing for a mar­itime link con­nect­ing Chen­nai with the key Rus­sian port on the Pa­cific. This ship­ping link would en­able to trans­fer cargo be­tween Chen­nai and Vladi­vos­tok in 24 days in com­par­i­son to over 40 days cur­rently taken to trans­port goods from In­dia to Far East Rus­sia via Eu­rope.

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