APMT Pipavav carries out seven ship movements in five hours

APMT Pipavav

APM Terminals (APMT) Pipavav has successfully handled seven ship movements within a span of five hours.

A shipping movement is a marine operation involving, berthing/unberthing/shifting operation of vessel calling the port for cargo operations.

Shipping movement in port is executed through co-ordinated efforts of marine pilot, vessel masters and their crew, radio operators of port control room, harbour tugs, mooring gangs and pilot boat.

The accomplishment at APMT Pipavav was undertaken in a one-way channel.

Commenting on the event, Jakob Friis Sørensen, MD, APM Terminals Pipavav said: “We are proud to create a benchmark in marine operations by executing seven ship movement in five hours.

“We are confident of our ability to pull off such a challenging task and ensure no waiting time for incoming vessels. Our experienced and skilled people are our greatest assets, and we believe in going all out to serve our customers. It is our endeavour to offer our customers the best of our services with no waiting time.”

In May, APMT Pipavav reported financial results for the last quarter and full year of 2021 – posting a full year-on-year net profit loss of 11 per cent.

Net profit for 2021 plunged to INR 1.9 billion ($24.4 million) compared to INR 2.1 billion ($27 million) in 2020.

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