Hanjin’s first service call at KPCT

Hanjin’s first service call at KPCT
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Giving a huge opportunity to tap export and import business from the neighbouring states, the Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT) is exploring new breaks for the benefit of the export-import trade.

Hyderabad: Giving a huge opportunity to tap export and import business from the neighbouring states, the Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT) is exploring new breaks for the benefit of the export-import trade.

It is providing superior services and facilities. In the process, the South Korean shipping conglomerate, Hanjin Shipping India, has made its maiden call at Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal (KPCT) on February 1, 2016.

The initiative would benefit the neighbouring States including, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Northern Tamil Naidu. The south Korean Liner services is expected to cater to all import and export businesses from Krishnapatnam Port to Far East , USEC, USWC, Latin America, Europe and Inter Asia, the company said in a release on Monday.

It further added that the vessel christened MV Hanjin Florida, had exchanged 553 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit) out of which 109 TEU are imports and 444 TEU are exports. The port rotation for the service will cover the destination like - Krishnapatnam, Tanjung Pelepas, Singapore, Qingdao, Xingang, Busan, Shanghai and Nansha.

It has already imported its container volume in Apirl 2015 and January 16, as against FY 2014-15. Further, the direct container shipping service will open various trade opportunities and is expected to give boost to the trade on the east-coast especially for exports of granites, tobacco, shrimps, contton yarn, linters, besides auto parts, furniture, tiles, newsprint, coffee, fruit juices, etc.

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