Maersk Line India starts Export and Import service offerings at Kakinada port in Andhra Pradesh
Maersk Line India announced the introduction of Export and Import service offerings at Kakinada port in Andhra Pradesh. This End to End service (Store Door) will enable customers in the region to reach global touch points, the company said in its press release.
With this first time offering in Kakinada, Maersk Line will be able to containerize cargo at its origin, cut out wastage and complexities of dealing with multiple vendors and help move it to port in a cost-effective manner. This will have a direct bearing on rice farmers and growers in the region that would benefit from the ease that it brings and makes customers compete successfully in key rice export markets like Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East and the United States.
End to End offerings (Store Door Service) for import and export services will enable last mile connectivity for customers in Kakinada.
Seamless availability of Rice fit equipment for Rice Exports will further enable ease of doing business. By providing such facilities, Maersk line is helping to create a dynamic business platform.
Kakinada port is the main gateway port for the rich agricultural belt of East Coast of India. The exports from Kakinada include agricultural products such as rice, seafood, chemicals, oil meals, corn, iron ore, bio-fuel etc. Waste Paper, wood pulp, cashew are some the main items of import.
Maersk Line services at Kakinada will include:
Cargo stuffing and de-stuffing at the port location
Weekly Rail connectivity between Hyderabad and Kakinada
Weekly Feeder service from Kakinada to Colombo
End to End offerings – Store Door - Reduces wastage, multiple handling of cargo and handovers
About Maersk Line
Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the Maersk Group, is dedicated to delivering the highest level of customer-focused, reliable ocean transportation services. With employees in 325 offices across 125 countries and a fleet of more than 500 vessels along with 1.9 million containers, it has the global reach and resources to accommodate customers’ broad transportation needs.
Maersk Line in India and Sri Lanka is the leading Container Shipping Line in the region with footprints across 16 offices and close to 400 employees covering all major locations and cargo hubs.