Höegh makes first port call at ICT Mumbai

28 July 2015

The Indira Gandhi Container Terminal (ICT) in Mumbai officially opened up for Ro/Ro operations on 18 July. On 20 July, Höegh Seoul had the honour of making the inaugural port call.

Höegh Autoliners has worked for nearly two years to receive an approval to use the ICT for Ro/Ro operations.

"The terminal offers state of the art facilities, matching other international Ro/Ro terminals and we can expect minimum berthing delays and faster turnaround times than otherwise offered in India."

Karolath Gopinath, Head of Area, Indian Sub-Continent.


In late November last year, Höegh Delhi made a first trial shipment at the terminal and now the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) has allowed ICT to start the Ro/Ro operations for one year, with an option for extension  The Chairman of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), Shri.Ravi Parmar, graced the occasion together with Senior Officials from MbPT and representatives from the shipping community.