Wednesday, 14 May 2014


The Cargo Operations in New Container terminal by  Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal at VOC Port at Tuticorin inagurated on 11th May  . Pacific International Line’s (PIL) M.V. Kota Nabil made a maiden call at Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal (DBGT) in Tuticorin after Chairman of VOC Port Trust A. Chandrabose formally inaugurated the cargo operations at the DBGT on Sunday.

This maiden call of PIL’s vessel heralded the opening of the DBGT for operations for vessels using ship’s gear

Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal is a special purpose vehicle incorporated by ABG Container Handling Private Limited, Mumbai, and is the concessionaire implementing this Private-Public Partnership project at Berth Number 8 of VOC Port Trust in Tuticorin. The DBGT has appointed a subsidiary, Bollore Africa Logistics (BAL), as its Management Contractor, who will be responsible for project implementation, including operations, maintenance, commercial/ marketing and day-to-day running of this container terminal. This modern container terminal is expected to be completely ready for commercial operations next year.

1 comment:

  1. It is really cool when you realize how much cargo can be hauled on those ships. I can only imagine how long it would take to haul all of that by land or air. It has made a huge impact in our global economy.