Record handling of automobiles at Mumbai Port
Mumbai: Continuing its march to set ever higher records of handling cars, Mumbai Port has set a new record of shipment of 6316 cars on a single ship on its new berth OCT- 2. This is a quantum jump over the previous record of shipment of 5376 cars.
The ship M. V. HOEGH ST PETERSBERG berthed on 6th August 2016 and sailed on 9th August 2016 with 6316 cars’ shipment mainly consisting of 3115 cars of General Motors and 3093 cars of Volkswagen and exported mostly to Mexico.
Mumbai Port Trust is consistently contributing to the ‘Make in India’ campaign by facilitating the export of Made in India cars.
Mumbai Port has been focusing on the export and handling of cars and has emerged as number one port on the West Coast of India growing at about 25% for last few years. It is committed to improve the facilities & help reducing the cost of handling cargoes.