CONCOR Commenced Coastal operations railway-news

 

CONCOR Commenced Coastal operations

 

New Delhi: Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR’s), under Railway Ministry maiden voyage vessel - SSL Mumbai was flagged off from Kandla Port to Tuticorin Port by railways minister Shri Piyush Goyal and minister of road transport and highways, shipping and water resources Nitin Gadkari through Video link from Transport Bhawan in New Delhi. 
 
CONCOR, being a part of the overall strategy of expansion and entry into new areas of the business to complement CONCOR's position as a Multimodal Logistics service provider, CONCOR had commenced coastal operations from 10.01.2019.
 
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Nitin Gadkari said, 'It’s a red flag day in the history of transportation in India. I’m glad to see this modal shift in the logistics chain. The combination of Railways and Coastal Shipping is a win-win situation for both modes as this will release capacity for railways to carry others goods and facilitate more commodities like steel, cement, and other general cargo to be transported through coastal trade, thereby enhancing the coastal trade basket.


Posted Date :  12-01-19

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