CONCOR Commenced Coastal Operations
Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) informs that as a part of the overall strategy of expansion and entry into new areas of business to complement CONCOR's position as a Multimodal Logistics service provider, CONCOR has commenced coastal operations from 10.01.2019.
The maiden voyage from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port (via Mangalore & Cochin Port) was flagged off by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon'ble Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and presided over by Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of Railways and Coal at 14:00 Hrs on 10.01.2019 through Video link from Transport Bhawan, New Delhi.
Briefly, the arrangement envisages deployment of two dedicated vessels, each capable of carrying a minimum of 700 loaded containers (TEUs). CONCOR, in addition to first mile and last mile connectivity, will arrange port handling and coastal transportation of loaded/empty containers and bulk/break-bulk cargo between Kandla port to Tuticorin port via Mangalore port & Cochin port. This will provide a seamless solution to customers from Origin to Destination. There will be weekly services from Kandla port to Tuticorin port via Mangalore port & Cochin port.