Largest containerised movement aboard MV Bhavya on Haldia-Patna journey

MV Bhavya from Haldia International Container Terminal (HICT), kickstarted its journey via inland waterways on July 30.

MV Bhavya, the first ever containerised movement from Haldia International Container Terminal (HICT), kickstarted its journey via inland waterways – National Waterway 1 at the Haldia Dock Complex (KoPT) on July 30.

The vessel, operated by Adani Logistics, left from Haldia in West Bengal for Patna in Bihar. It was flagged off by G Senthilvel, deputy chairman of Haldia Dock Complex and Captain Anil Singh – CEO of Adani Inland Waterways in the presence of Haldia Dock Complex officials and Captain Sudeep Banerjee, head of HICT.

MV Bhagya was loaded with 48×20’ laden containers and 4×20’ empty containers. Adani Wilmar’s edible oil in its packaged form was shipped in the containers.

The vessel reached GR jetty-II in Kolkata the following day, where it was formally flagged off by Pravir Pandey, chairman of Inland Waterways Authority of India and Vinit Kumar, chairman of KoPT.