JCT marks berth of Pendulum Express Lines’ Amalthea
Hong Kong registered Pendulum Express Lines (PEL) berthed her maiden voyage MV Amalthea at Jaya Container Terminal in Colombo, Sri Lanka recently.
The senior management of JCT, SLPA and MAC Equity Maritime Services limited, the PEL local agency graced the occasion to commemorate the inaugural berth and the traditional exchange of plaques took place on board.
PEL commenced business in 2001 offering various feeder services as a vessel operator and have over 10 weekly scheduled feeder services in the region currently. PEL is recognized as an emerging player in the feeder business and have extensive growth plans to be positioned as one of the most desired feeder carriers in the market in the coming years.
The new service, North Asia – India Subcontinent Service (NISC) is operated together with partners HMM, CMA, KMTC and SCI. Each partner including Pendulum contributes 01 vessel, while HMM contributes 02 vessels. Port rotation: Xingang (Tianjin) / Qingdao / Ningbo / Singapore / Port Klang / Nhava Sheva / Mundra / Hazira / Colombo / Port Klang / Singapore / Xingang.
PEL’S other service, Pakistan India Express service (PIX) has a rotation from Singapore – Port Klang – Colombo – Karachi – Mundra – Port Klang and serves its clients through slot arrangements with a partner carrier.
MAC Equity Maritime Service Limited is the general shipping agent providing full-fledged Agency Services together with all customary ancillary and incidental services to principal. MAC Equity Maritime Services Limited is a majority owned subsidiary of MAC Holdings Private Limited.
From left: I.K. Gnanatilake – Chief Ops. Manager - JCT, Daya Wijesekara -SLPA, Sarathkumara Premachandra – Managing Director – SLPA, Jayantha Perera – Director Ops. JCT, Capt. Athula Hewavitharana – Harbour Master, Capt. Peter Dorciak - Master, Pawel Tomasz Koniecznychief Engineer, Ruwan Brito - GM – MAC Equity Maritime Services Ltd, Lalith Rohitha - Director – MAC Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, Prasaj Pathirana Director / CEO - MAC Holdings (Pvt) Ltd& Upul Jayatissa – Chief Manager – Mkt & Biz Development – SLPA