CONCOR commenced 1st voyage of coastal movement from Kandla to Tuticorin Port via Mangalore & Cochin Port
CONCOR’s maiden voyage vessel SSL Mumbai flagged off on 10th January 2019 through Video conference from Transport Bhawan. The arrangement envisages deployment of two dedicated vessels, each capable of carrying minimum of 700 loaded containers (TEUs), CONCOR said in its news release.
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. There will be weekly services from Kandla port to Tuticorin port via Mangalore port & Cochin port.
The maiden Voyage from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port (via Mangalore & Cochin Port) 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.