|The Adani Mundra Container Terminal (CT) at Mundra Port & Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) handled its inaugural call of an MSC vessel, m. v. MSC Germany, on January 1.The gross ship rate achieved was 100.08 moves per hour with crane productivity of 35.55 moves per hour per crane.On this occasion, Mr D. K. Sen Sharma, Vice-President of Adani Mundra CT, congratulated the team for its splendid performance on the inaugural vessel call.Capt. Sandeep Mehta, CEO, Container and Logistics Business of MPSEZ, said, "We are very pleased to note the commencement of MSC services from Adani Mundra Container Terminal from January 1. We will offer MSC a world class infrastructure for container handling and will ensure highest customer satisfaction with our team of committed professionals."Adani Mundra CT is the youngest container terminal on the West Coast of India with a deep draught of 17.5 metres to handle ultra-large containerships. The terminal is equipped with 6 Super post-Panamax quay cranes and 16 RTGs for its yard operations.The terminal has direct services to Europe, Far East, Middle East, Persian Gulf and the Indian Subcontinent, offering excellent transit times for shippers and consignees.With excellent railway connectivity from Mundra to various ICDs in the Northern and Western hinterland, rail operators like CONCOR, Adani Logistics, Hind Terminals, etc., operate regular and scheduled train services connecting to all the ICDs from Mundra Port.Mundra Port has the shortest rail distance to ICDs from North India and is a proud new member of the Million TEU Club.