Mainly, the partnership launched on January 2. From the beginning of the service of the China India Express, the amount of 8.540 TEUs were managed in 42 hours.
Moreover, Captain Suresh Amirapu, Senior Advisor at PSA India reported during the vessel ceremony that the collaboration expects to reach the growing capacity of 2.4 million TEUs annually by April 2019.
This is to be accomplished with the arrival of 3 more post-panamax quay cranes according to the Managing Director of HMM India, HJ Sung. He continued stating that BMCT along with its advanced technology and infrastructure is able to accommodate 13,000 TEU vessels.
Additionally, BMCT will be in the position to bring even bigger sized container vessels to boost the Exim trade in India.
According to BMCT, the group is planning to increase the share of rail-borne cargo, with rail promising advantages over road for longer distances.
Concluding BMCT will connect to key Far East markets with the following port rotation: BMCT, Mundra, Karachi, Port Kelang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Gwangyang, Busan, Shanghai, Ningbo, Shekou, Singapore.