PSA Kolkata Container Terminal, a subsidiary of PSA International Pte Ltd, set a new record of 61,755 TEU in October 2019, at Netaji Subhas Dock, Kolkata Port Trust, also setting another record cumulative total of 3 million TEUs, achieved from the beginning of the terminal’s operations in November 2014.
PSA Kolkata, upgraded its already existed equipment with 11 brand new commissioning reach stackers, in order to increase its equipment numbers and to replace the older ones.
Furthermore, the container terminal expects new Tractor Trailers by the end of the year. Trial Mobile Harbour Crane operations continue at a berth, increasing both productivity and capacity.
It is heartening to see the volumes grow and to achieve highest ever monthly container output. I hope that with the new equipment in place and further efforts, we will achieve new milestones.
…said Chairman of Kolkata Port Trust, Mr Vineet Kumar.
Located in the riverine Kolkata Port and with a 203-km channel leading to the sea, the Container Terminal provides shipping services to the cities in the region, such as the eastern and north-eastern India, Nepal and Bhutan, while is involved in business activity and trade.
Despite global trade uncertainties and a uniquely challenging operating environment, we are pleased to continue to grow at PSA Kolkata, with the support of our stakeholders.
…as noted by Mr Mike Formoso, PSA India’s Managing Director.
To conclude, the authorities of the port thanked all of the PSA Kolkata’s management team, the staff, the union and the contractors for putting their efforts to achieve these new records. As for their future goals, the Kolkata port aims to higher volume and service levels in order to keep up with reaching these milestones.
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