The newly structured Nhava Sheva – Mundra-Gulf (NMG) service commenced operations at APM Terminals Mumbai on February 21, 2019. First vessel call for this service was made by Sima Marine’s M.V. OEL Transworld.
Welcoming the service APM Terminals Mumbai COO, Mr. Ravi Gaitonde, stated, “We are proud to be the terminal of choice for this service. We stay committed to NMG services and all of India’s trade with our reliable, safe and productive terminal services.”
Speaking on the association with APM Terminals Mumbai, Mr. K. P. Unnikrishnan, Director, Sima Marine (India) Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are quite confident that the newly restructured NMG service calling at APM Terminals Mumbai will give desired professional service to our valued customers. Their true professional approach and enhanced productivity at APM Terminals Mumbai, shall result in better service quality to our valued customers and we look forward a long business relationship.”
The NMG is a weekly service connecting various ports in middle east, its rotation is JNPT (APM Terminals Mumbai) – Mundra – Khalifa – Jebel Ali – Sohar.
Sima Marine India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Dubai based Simatech Shipping, has a growing presence in India for its international operations.
APM Terminals Mumbai, is part of the APM Terminals and is a joint venture between APM Terminals and the Container Corporation of India (CONCOR-A Government of India undertaking). Operating from Nhava Sheva’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT), APM Terminals Mumbai is India’s busiest container terminal handling facility servicing approx. 13% of India’s throughput and has achieved a record performance of handling over 2 million TEUs (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) in 2018.