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DP World’s Chennai Terminal welcomes its deepest-ever Container Vessel

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CHENNAI : DP World, a leading global provider of smart end-to-end supply chain solutions, has achieved a historic milestone with its Chennai Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd. Port (CCTPL), successfully berthing and handling its deepest-ever container vessel.  The vessel, named APL Boston, boasts a draft of 14.9 meters and a capacity of 9,326 TEUs.

This achievement underscores DP World’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of maritime excellence and facilitating seamless trade flow. The vessel serves critical locations in the port rotation, including, Colombo, London Gateway, Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore. Notably, this vessel serves major ports across Europe, enhancing connectivity and trade opportunities.

The APL Boston vessel, with dimensions measuring 328 meters in length and 46 meters in breadth, signifies a new era of maritime operations at CCTL. This service belongs to a consortium of partners comprising MSC and CMA, with the vessel belonging to CMA. This milestone reaffirms DP World’s position as a global leader in maritime operations and highlights its unwavering commitment to driving innovation and efficiency in the logistics sector.

DP World has maintained its focus on exceeding customer needs and anticipating future trends to facilitate and act as a driver for containerisation and industrial growth in India.

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