In a record of sorts, Mumbai Port broke its own record of shipment and berthed a whopping total of 6,316 cars on a single ship. The previous record of shipment stood at 5,376 cars.
The ship M V HOEGH ST PETERSBERG berthed on August 6, 2016 and sailed on August 9, 2016 with 6,316 cars’ shipment mainly consisting of two companies and exported mainly to Mexico.
Mumbai Port Trust effort also is a huge initiative to ‘Make in India’ campaign shipment was basically export of Made in India cars.
Mumbai Port has been focusing on the export and handling of cars and has emerged as number one port on the West Coast of India growing at about 25% for last few years.
A fast speed car ran into a stationed truck, killing 5 persons and leaving 2 critically