PSA Mumbai welcomes Maersk’s upgraded ME2 service16/08/2021
PSA Mumbai has received the inaugural call of Maersk Line’s ME2 service with the arrival of the 10,100TEU vessel, Maersk Gibraltar, on 12 August 2021.
PSA noted that the ME2 marks PSA Mumbai’s eighth weekly call and second Europe service.
The first call at PSA Mumbai also marks an upgrade of the ME2 service with vessel capacity doubling to 10,000TEU sized vessels and the following revised port rotation:
PSA Mumbai – Salalah – Jeddah – Suez Canal – Port Said East – Port Tangier Mediterranee– Algeciras – Valencia – Genoa – Port Said East – Suez Canal – Jeddah – Salalah – Mundra – PSA Mumbai.
“We are glad to take our global relationship with PSA one step forward by commemorating our ME2 service at PSA Mumbai, giving us an edge to meet customer satisfaction,” commented Vikas Agarwal, Managing Director Maersk Line South Asia.
“We will continue playing our part to keep India’s maritime trade moving smoothly; whilst worldwide schedule disruptions have resulted in 61% of vessels arriving at PSA Mumbai off schedule during the first seven months of 2021, we have provided 93% berthing on arrival for these, helping carriers get back on schedule,” said Sivakumar Kaliannan, Managing Director of PSA Mumbai.
Source: Container News