September 28, 2017: Global trade enabler DP World operated Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal has added a new service strengthening the port’s connectivity to Gulf and West Africa. The new weekly service named INGWE (India – Gulf – West Africa) operated by MSC with vessels of capacity more than 9,000 TEU’s.
The service was officially introduced on September 18, 2017, with the maiden call of MSC Albany. The service will be following the below port rotations: Ningbo – Shanghai – Shekou – Singapore – Colombo – Port Luis – Durban – Coega – Salalah – Jebel Ali – Karachi – Mundra – Nhava Sheva – Hazira – Colombo – Ningbo.
Ravinder Johal, chief executive officer, DP World Nhava Sheva, said, “At DP World, it is our constant endeavour to deliver the best services to our partners in the supply chain with highest levels of efficiency. We are happy to strengthen our connectivity with this new service and look forward to its success. It is an honour to be chosen by MSC for our services yet again as it reinforces the confidence our partners have in our capabilities in adding value to trade.”
NSIGT terminal is DP World subcontinent region’s latest offering to the maritime trade of India. NSIGT was recently conferred with LEED Platinum certification by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) which testifies the terminal as a resource efficient building utilising less water and energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.